Beryllium plasma-facing components for the ITER-Like Wall Project at JET

M. J. Rubel, V. Bailescu, J. P. Coad, T. Hirai, J. Likonen, J. Linke, C. P. Lungu, G. F. Matthews, L. Pedrick, V. Riccardo, P. Sundelin, E. Villedieu

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Abstract

ITER-Like Wall Project has been launched at the JET tokamak in order to study a tokamak operation with beryllium components on the main chamber wall and tungsten in the divertor. To perform this first comprehensive test of both materials in a thermonuclear fusion environment, a broad program has been undertaken to develop plasma-facing components and assess their performance under high power loads. The paper provides a concise report on scientific and technical issues in the development of a beryllium first wall at JET.

Original languageEnglish
Article number062028
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume100
Issue numberPART 6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2008
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication

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Rubel, M. J., Bailescu, V., Coad, J. P., Hirai, T., Likonen, J., Linke, J., Lungu, C. P., Matthews, G. F., Pedrick, L., Riccardo, V., Sundelin, P., & Villedieu, E. (2008). Beryllium plasma-facing components for the ITER-Like Wall Project at JET. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 100(PART 6), [062028]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/100/6/062028