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More from UWC 2020: Round 2
This year’s Utility Working Conference had a dynamic opening plenary and a packed roster of informative sessions. Following are recaps of some of the 2:00 p.m. (EDT) sessions that took place.
Don't miss Newswire's coverage of the opening plenary and the sessions at 12:00 pm.
Patricia A. Finn, Michael L. Rogers
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 99-105
Tritium | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22851
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The purpose of this study was to determine the constraints imposed on the FED/INTOR fusion plants by tritium contamination in the reactor hall. Limitations imposed by gamma radiation levels and the maintenance philosophy adopted were included. The cost (capital and operating) required to maintain 5, 50 and 500 μCi/m was evaluated. Three different maintenance strategies (unsuited worker, suited worker and robotics) were studied to determine if tritium contamination placed a constraint on reactor availability.