2D tritium distribution on tungsten tiles used in JET ITER-like wall project

Y. Hatano (Corresponding Author), A. Widdowson, N. Bekris, C. Ayres, A. Baron-Wiechec, J. Likonen, S. Koivuranta, J. Ikonen, K. Yumizuru, JET-EFDA contributors

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    Post-mortem measurements of 2-dimensional tritium (T) distribution using an imaging plate (IP) technique were performed for tungsten (W) divertor tiles (W-coated CFC) used in JET-ITER like wall (ILW) project. The observed T distributions were clearly inhomogeneous, and there were band-like regions with high T concentrations that extended in the toroidal direction on tiles 1, 3, 4 and 6. The concentrations of T in the band-like regions were higher by an order of magnitude than the concentrations in other parts. The inhomogeneous T distributions were explained by non-uniform co-deposition with other elements such as beryllium. The concentrations of T on the outboard vertical tiles (tiles 7 and 8) were low and relatively uniform in comparison with other tiles.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)966-969
    JournalJournal of Nuclear Materials
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed



    • Tritium
    • JET

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    Hatano, Y., Widdowson, A., Bekris, N., Ayres, C., Baron-Wiechec, A., Likonen, J., Koivuranta, S., Ikonen, J., Yumizuru, K., & contributors, JET-EFDA. (2015). 2D tritium distribution on tungsten tiles used in JET ITER-like wall project. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 463, 966-969. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.12.041