Fusion energy calorimeter for the tokamak fusion test reactor Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Fusion energy calorimeter for the tokamak fusion test reactor

Creator

  • Author: Jassby, D.L.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Imel, G.R.
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: Princeton University. Plasma Physics Laboratory.
    Place of Publication: New Jersey
    Additional Info: Princeton Univ., NJ (USA). Plasma Physics Lab.

Date

  • Creation: 1981-04-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: One and two-dimensional neutronic analyses treating the transport and scattering of neutrons and the production and transport of gamma rays in the TFTR demonstrate that the fusion energy production in a D-T pulse in the TFTR can be determined with an uncertainty of +- 15% or less, simply by integrating the measured profile of temperature increase along the central radial axis of a large hydrocarbon moderator that fills the bay between adjacent toroidal-field coils, just outside the vacuum vessel. Limitations in thermopile temperature measurements dictate a minimum fusion-neutron fluence at the vacuum vessel of the order of 10/sup 12/ n/cm/sup 2/ per pulse (a source strength of 10/sup 18/ n/pulse in TFTR), in order that this simple calorimeter can provide useful accuracy.
  • Physical Description: Pages: 9

Subject

  • Keyword: Calorimeters
  • STI Subject Categories: 70 Plasma Physics And Fusion Technology
  • Keyword: Neutron Transport
  • Keyword: Gamma Radiation
  • Keyword: Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Keyword: Baryons
  • Keyword: Radiations
  • Keyword: Tftr Reactors
  • Keyword: Thermonuclear Reactors
  • Keyword: Neutral-Particle Transport
  • Keyword: Tokamak Type Reactors 700102* -- Fusion Energy-- Plasma Research-- Diagnostics
  • Keyword: Hadrons
  • Keyword: Nucleons
  • Keyword: Two-Dimensional Calculations
  • Keyword: Elementary Particles
  • Keyword: Ionizing Radiations
  • Keyword: Neutrons
  • Keyword: Design
  • Keyword: Radiation Transport
  • Keyword: Scattering
  • Keyword: One-Dimensional Calculations
  • Keyword: Measuring Instruments
  • Keyword: Fermions

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: PPPL-1791
  • Grant Number: AM02-76CH03073
  • DOI: 10.2172/6351443
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6351443
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1211995

Note

  • Display Note: NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.