Improved ERO modelling for spectroscopy of physically and chemically assisted eroded beryllium from the JET-ILW

D. Borodin, S. Brezinsek, I. Borodkina, J. Romazanov, D. Matveev, A. Kirschner, A. Lasa, K. Nordlund, C. Björkas, M. Airila, J. Miettunen, M. Groth, M. Firdaouss, JET Contributors

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    Abstract

    Physical and chemical assisted physical sputtering were characterised by the Be I and Be II line and BeD band emission in the observation chord measuring the sightline integrated emission in front of the inner beryllium limiter at the torus midplane. The 3D local transport and plasma-surface interaction Monte-Carlo modelling (ERO code [18]) is a key for the interpretation of the observations in the vicinity of the shaped solid Be limiter. The plasma parameter variation (density scan) in limiter regime has provided a useful material for the simulation benchmark. The improved background plasma parameters input, the new analytical expression for particle tracking in the sheath region and implementation of the BeD release into ERO has helped to clarify some deviations between modelling and experiments encountered in the previous studies [4,5]. Reproducing the observations provides additional confidence in our ‘ERO-min’ fit for the physical sputtering yields for the plasma-wetted areas based on simulated data.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)604-609
    Number of pages6
    JournalNuclear Materials and Energy
    Volume9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • Beryllium
    • Erosion
    • JET ITER-like wall
    • Spectroscopy

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    Borodin, D., Brezinsek, S., Borodkina, I., Romazanov, J., Matveev, D., Kirschner, A., Lasa, A., Nordlund, K., Björkas, C., Airila, M., Miettunen, J., Groth, M., Firdaouss, M., & JET Contributors (2016). Improved ERO modelling for spectroscopy of physically and chemically assisted eroded beryllium from the JET-ILW. Nuclear Materials and Energy, 9, 604-609. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nme.2016.08.013