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Abstract

The Joint European Torus (JET) fusion machine is the only device capable of operation with tritium and of handling Be and therefore is best suited to the study of tritium and fusion-related issues. A large variety of activities are performed within the JET fusion technology task force (FT-TF). In this paper, some topics such as erosion/deposition and material transport, characterisation of flakes and detritiation techniques are highlighted. Recent examples of results obtained on waste management studies are also given. Data on some ITER-relevant components that have been tested at JET, such as a pumping cryopanel and hardened optics fibers, are presented. In all fields, the work to be addressed in future JET work programmes is discussed.

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Authors: GRISOLIA C, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Association Euratom-CEA sur la Fusion, CEA Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR), EFDA Close Support Unit, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon (UK);POLETIKO C, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Association Euratom-CEA sur la Fusion, CEA Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR), EFDA Close Support Unit, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon (UK);ROSANVALLON S, Association Euratom-UKAEA, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon (UK);PIAZZA G, Association Euratom-UKAEA, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon (UK);COAD P, Association Euratom/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);BRENNAN D, Association Euratom/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);COUNSELL G, Association Euratom/Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);BEKRIS N, Association Euratom/SCK-CEN, Mol (BE);DAY C, Association Euratom/SCK-CEN, Mol (BE);BRAET J, Association Euratom/TEKES, VTT (FI);BRICHARD B, Association Euratom/TEKES, VTT (FI);LIKONEN J, Association EURATOM/VR, Alfvén Lab., Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (SE);RUBEL M, Association Euratom-CEA, CEA Saclay DPC/SCP, GIF (FR);SEMEROK A,
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Fusion Engineering and Design (2006), Volume 81, Issues 1-7, Pages 149-154
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Record Number: 200719057 / Last updated on: 2007-04-02
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en