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Tritium Processing and Tritium Laboratory in the International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility (IFMIF)

Toshiaki Yutani, Hiroo Nakamura, Masayoshi Sugimoto, Mizuho Ida, Hiroshi Takeuchi

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 41 / Number 3P2 / May 2002 / Pages 850-853

Design and Model / Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Tritium Science and Technology Tsukuba, Japan November 12-16, 2001

This paper describes design considerations on the tritium processing and the tritium laboratory in the International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility (IFMIF) that is being developed for neutron irradiation testing of candidate fusion materials. In the IFMIF the tritium is generated by various reactions. However, the irradiated materials will have high activities. The tritium processing method is designed on the basis of the evaluation for tritium source and generation rate. The tritium laboratory for post irradiation examination (PIE) of the activated/tritium contaminated materials is evaluated.

 
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