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Tritium Confinement, Retention, and Releases at the Tritium Laboratory Karlsruhe

U. Besserer, L. Dörr, M. Glugla

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 54 / Number 1 / July 2008 / Pages 160-163

Technical Paper / Tritium Handling Facilities /

This paper describes the tritium confinement concept and the tritium retention systems at TLK. A description of the AMOR facility for the regeneration of the HTO loaded molecular sieve beds and the operational experience gained from the regeneration of molecular sieve beds (up to 20 times each) is also presented. Finally tritium releases over this period to the environment will also be given.

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