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High-Pressure Tritium Targets for Research in Muon-Catalyzed Fusion

V. V. Perevozchikov et al.

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 48 / Number 1 / July/August 2005 / Pages 310-313

Technical Paper / Tritium Science and Technology - Tritium Handling Facilities /

The paper presents designs of a set of high-pressure targets developed by RFNC-VNIIEF and JINR collaboration to study muon-catalyzed fusion at high density of hydrogen isotopes in a wide temperature range. Designs, technical and operating characteristics of the targets and service results are described.

In 1997-2002 these targets were used to measure basic characteristics of muon catalysis in pure deuterium, binary D/T mixture and triple H/D/T mixture as a function of density ([variant phi] = 0.2 - 1.2 LHD*), temperature (T = 20-800 K) and concentration of hydrogen isotopes in a mixture.

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