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NEA issues call to action in report on nuclear cost reductions
A new report from the Paris-based OECD Nuclear Energy Agency declares that nuclear power is needed for countries to meet their Paris Agreement decarbonization and energy security policy goals, but that governmental support for a rapid reduction in the cost of new nuclear capacity through the creation of certain policy frameworks is likely necessary.
Thomas Giegerich, Nicolas Bekris, Barry Butler, Christian Day, Michael Gethins, Sergej Lesnoj, Xueli Luo, Ralf Müller, Santiago Ochoa, Peter Pfeil, Robert Smith, JET Contributors
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 68 | Number 3 | October 2015 | Pages 630-634
Technical Paper | Proceedings of TOFE-2014 | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST14-950
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This paper describes the conceptual design of the Mechanical Tritium Pumping System (MTPS) that shall be installed and tested at JET during the next Deuterium-Tritium-Experiment (DTE2).
This pump train uses a two-stage liquid ring pump in combination with a booster pump to cover a pressure regime from 10-1 Pa to 105 Pa. As working fluid for all pumps, mercury will be used for tritium compatibility reasons.
Starting from the requirements to MTPS, the pumps and their arrangement will be described in this paper as well as the mercury containment strategy and safety- and control issues.