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The HCLL Test Blanket Module system: Present reference design, system integration in ITER and R&D needs

Funded under: FP7-EURATOM

Abstract

This paper gives an overview of the most recent developments for the Helium-Cooled Lithium Lead Test Blanket Modules (HCLL-TBM) in terms of TBM design, related analyses, fabrication developments and safety features. It also addresses the issues concerning the interfaces of the HCLL-TBM system with ITER and the corresponding proposals of its integration in the ITER machine and buildings. Beside the overview of the progresses realized in several domains of this project, the paper finally outlines the remaining R&D necessary for the main unsolved issues to cope with an installation of the HCLL-TBM system for day one of ITER operation.

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Authors: SALAVY J-F, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (FR);AIELLO G, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (FR);GABRIEL F, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (FR);JONQUÈRES N, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (FR);RAMPAL G, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (FR);GIANCARLI L, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (FR);DAVID O, bCEA Fontenay, Fontenay Aux Roses (FR);GIRARD C, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Association Euratom-CEA sur la Fusion, CEA Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);LAFFONT G, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Association Euratom-CEA sur la Fusion, CEA Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);MADELEINE S, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Association Euratom-CEA sur la Fusion, CEA Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);POITEVIN Y, EFDA Close Support Unit, Garching (DE);RICAPITO I, ENEA Brasimone, Camugnano (IT);SPLICHAL K, Nuclear Research Institute plc, Husinec-Rez (CZ)
Bibliographic Reference: An oral paper given at: the Eight International Symposium of Fusion Nuclear Technology - ISFNT-8 SI Organised by: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Leopoldshafen (DE) Held at: Heidelberg Convention Center, Heidelberg (DE)
Availability: This article can be accessed online by subscribers, and can be ordered online by non-subscribers, at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2008.05.017
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