Fusion Yearbook: Association Euratom-Tekes: Annual Report 2013

Markus Airila (Editor), Antti Hakola (Editor)

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Abstract

This Annual Report summarises the fusion research activities of the Finnish and Estonian Research Units of the Association Euratom-Tekes in 2013. The emphasis of the work coordinated by EFDA was in ITER Physics, PPPT and the ITM Task Force. Other EFDA activities in 2013 were carried out within Goal Oriented Training and EFDA Fellowship. In addition, a significant fraction of Tekes activities was directed to F4E grants and ITER contracts. Fusion physics work is carried out at VTT, Aalto University (AU), University of Helsinki (UH) and University of Tartu (UT). The main activities are plasma experiments in collaboration with tokamak laboratories, modelling and code development, and diagnostics related to the main European fusion facilities JET and AUG. In particular, Association Euratom-Tekes focused on (i) Heat and particle transport and fast particle studies, (ii) Plasma-wall interactions and material transport in the scrape-off layer, and (iii) Development of simulation codes and their integration into the ITM environment. The Association participated in the EFDA JET Workprogramme 2013, including C31 experiments with the ITER-like wall, edge and core modelling, diagnostics development and code integration. Three physicists were seconded to the JET operating team and one to EFDA CSU. The Association participated also in the 2013 experimental programme of ASDEX Upgrade at IPP and the analysis of DIII-D and C-Mod data. Technology work is carried out at VTT, AU and Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in close collaboration with Finnish industry. Industrial participation is co-ordinated by Tekes. The technology research and development includes the DTP2 facility at VTT Tampere, materials and joining techniques, vessel/in-vessel components, magnetic diagnostics for ITER by micromechanical magnetometers, upgrading of the JET NPA diagnostics, Power Plant Physics and Technology (PPPT) activities, plasma facing materials issues, erosion/re-deposition and material transport studies and development of coating techniques. Association Euratom-Tekes is involved in Goal-Oriented Training in Remote Handling project, coordinated by Tampere University of Technology. In July 2013, the 40th EPS Plasma Physics Conference, organized by AU, gathered over 600 participants in Espoo.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages182
ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8122-1
ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8121-4
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

SeriesVTT Science
Number54
ISSN2242-119X

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Keywords

  • nuclear fusion
  • fusion energy
  • fusion research
  • fusion physics
  • fusion technology
  • fusion reactors
  • fusion reactor materials
  • ITER remote handling
  • Euratom

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Airila, M., & Hakola, A. (Eds.) (2013). Fusion Yearbook: Association Euratom-Tekes: Annual Report 2013. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Science, No. 54
Airila, Markus (Editor) ; Hakola, Antti (Editor). / Fusion Yearbook : Association Euratom-Tekes: Annual Report 2013. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2013. 182 p. (VTT Science; No. 54).
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Airila, M & Hakola, A (eds) 2013, Fusion Yearbook: Association Euratom-Tekes: Annual Report 2013. VTT Science, no. 54, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo.

Fusion Yearbook : Association Euratom-Tekes: Annual Report 2013. / Airila, Markus (Editor); Hakola, Antti (Editor).

Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2013. 182 p. (VTT Science; No. 54).

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Airila M, (ed.), Hakola A, (ed.). Fusion Yearbook: Association Euratom-Tekes: Annual Report 2013. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2013. 182 p. (VTT Science; No. 54).