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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.
Takehiko Yokomine, Takahide Yoshida, Tomoaki Kunugi, Eiichi Wakai
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 68 | Number 3 | October 2015 | Pages 657-661
Technical Paper | Proceedings of TOFE-2014 | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST14-967
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The Japanese design of HFTM, so-called HFTM-H, aims to be used for high temperature irradiation test up to 1000°C for SiC/SiCf composite and refractory materials. During irradiation test periods in the IFMIF, irradiated materials must be maintained at constant temperatures. It is confirmed that the conceptual design of HFTM-H can satisfy the requirement for displacement per atom (dpa). The gas production rate to dpa ratio, which is important requirement for the design of HFTM-H as well as dpa is calculated. Nuclear heating distribution in HFTM-H is also predicted, which is served to temperature control design and structural analysis.