An Ignitor-like tokamak that is compact, high field, and high density device, could make full use of the its intense neutron flux, without reaching ignition as a source of neutrons for materials testing in support of a fission-fusion hybrid device. The main features of this High Field Neutron Source Facility, which would have about 50% more plasma volume than Ignitor, are illustrated and the R&D required in order to achieve relevant dpa quantities in test materials are discussed. Several full-power months of operation are sufficient to obtain relevant radiation damage values in terms of dpa, and a scoping study of shielding the magnetic insulators to reduce radiation damage has been performed
Compact Tokamak Neutron Sources As A First Step Towards Hybrid Fission-Fusion Reactors / Zucchetti M.; Bombarda F.; Coppi B.; Hartwig Z.S.. - In: FUSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. - ISSN 1536-1055. - STAMPA. - 64:3(2013), pp. 493-497.
|Titolo:||Compact Tokamak Neutron Sources As A First Step Towards Hybrid Fission-Fusion Reactors|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2013|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|