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Assessments of Tritium Breeding Requirements and Breeding Potential for the STARFIRE/Demo Design

J. Jung, M. Abdou

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 4 / Number 2P2 / September 1983 / Pages 361-366

Neutronics and Shielding / dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22891

This paper presents assessments of tritium breeding requirements and breeding potential for the STARFIRE/DEMO design. The assessment of breeding requirement is described based on two design considerations; i.e., (1) tritium inventory and doubling requirement; and (2) computational uncertainties associated with the breeding calculation. The lithium-containing materials considered include: solid Li2O and LiAlO2 and liquid lithium and 17Li-83Pb.

 
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