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Advanced reactors: Now comes the hard part
Designing a reactor is complicated but building one may be harder. Even companies that have had lots of practice haven’t always done it well. And all the power reactors in service today were built by companies that had years of experience in other kinds of big steam-electric power plants. In contrast, some of the creative new designs now moving toward commercialization come from start-ups that have never built anything at all. How should they prepare?
R. Collier, E. Fleury, O. Vincent-Viry, F. Viargues, P. Baclet
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 4 | May 2007 | Pages 758-763
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1474
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The "CEA cryogenic target fabrication project" includes many fields as material science, and technological research on the Cryogenic Target Assembly (CTA), DT filling and cryogenic transport to the Laser "Mégajoule" (LMJ). The research program to fill and transport CTAs to LMJ in 2010 is described. During the past 2 years, many designs and prototyping have been achieved allowing, at the end of the decade, the filling of CTAs by permeation.