Conference Papers

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)115
14th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology (ISFNT-14) Budapest,Hungary, 22-27 September 2019

The creation of 3-D CAD models is one of the key steps in the fusion reactor design cycle, and is very much a recurring process. A common division of labour sees engineers, draughtspeople, and analysts iterate ideas, requirements and constraints, 3-D CAD model(s), and analyses, respectively, to iteratively converge upon a working design. Whilst thi…

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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)102
27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Ahmedabad, India, 22-27 October 2018

The JET exploitation plan foresees D-T operations in 2019-2020. With respect to the first D-T campaign in 1998, when JET was equipped with a carbon wall, the experiments will be conducted in presence of a beryllium-tungsten ITER-like wall and will benefit from an extended and improved set of diagnostics and higher available additional heating power…

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)99
27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Ahmedabad, India, 22-27 October 2018

Unraveling the conditions that permit access to H-mode continues to be an unresolved physics issue for tokamaks, and accurate extrapolations are important for planning ITER operations and DEMO design constraints. Experiments have been performed in JET, with the ITER-like W/Be wall, to increase the confidence of predictions for the L-H transition po…

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)71
27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Ahmedabad, India, 22-27 October 2018

The fast-ion transport has been investigated in low-collisionality discharges at ASDEX Upgrade and TCV using offaxis neutral beams. In both devices Alfven eigenmode activity was observed which does, however, not strongly affect the global fast-ion confinement. In contrast, charge exchange losses have been identified to have a strong effect. At TCV …

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)125
First Joint IAEA-ITER Technical Meeting on Safety and Radiation Protection for Fusion, Online, 17-19 November 2020

The commercial exploitation of nuclear fusion energy for electricity production is now nearer than previously imagined. Several organisations are developing fusion reactors with the aim of demonstrating electricity production in the 2030s. These timescales suggest that conceptual designs are being worked on now and the detailed design, construct…

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)124
14th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology (ISFNT-14) Budapest,Hungary, 22-27 September 2019

During ITER operations the water coolant flowing through components such as the first wall, blanket modules, divertor cassettes and vacuum vessel will become activated by high energy neutrons. Two key neutron-induced reactions will occur with oxygen in the water producing the radioactive isotopes, N-16 and N-17, which have relatively short half-…

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)123
24th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices (PSI), South Korea, 24 - 29 January 2021

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)120
30th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT), Giardini Naxos, Messina, Sicily, 16-21 September 2018

The divertor component is subject to some of the most extreme loading conditions in a fusion environment and the safety design window is relatively narrow. Variation in mechanical properties of the same material throughout a component is common place in practice and can be caused by both local effects of processing and joining, and local variati…

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)121
24th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices (PSI), South Korea, 24 - 29 January 2021

While current tokamak experiments are beginning to utilise real-time feedback control systems to manage the plasma exhaust, future tokamaks still require validation of theoretical models used to predict the threshold impurity concentration required to facilitate stationary divertor operation. This work exploits new spectroscopic measurements of …

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