Tritium implantation in the accelerator production of tritium device

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We briefly describe the methods we have developed to compute the magnitude and spatial distribution of born and implanted tritons and protons in the Accelerator Production of Tritium (AFT) device. The methods are verified against experimental measurements and then used to predict that 16% of the tritium is implanted in the walls of the APT distribution tubes. The methods are also used to estimate the spatial distribution of implanted tritium, which will be required for determining the possible diffusion of tritium out of the walls and back into the gas stream.

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Kidman, R.B. November 1, 1997.

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We briefly describe the methods we have developed to compute the magnitude and spatial distribution of born and implanted tritons and protons in the Accelerator Production of Tritium (AFT) device. The methods are verified against experimental measurements and then used to predict that 16% of the tritium is implanted in the walls of the APT distribution tubes. The methods are also used to estimate the spatial distribution of implanted tritium, which will be required for determining the possible diffusion of tritium out of the walls and back into the gas stream.

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13 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97009139

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  • 1997 American Nuclear Society (ANS) winter meeting, Albuquerque, NM (United States), 16-20 Nov 1997

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  • Other: DE97009139
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-2464
  • Report No.: CONF-971125--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/629330 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 629330
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691028

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Kidman, R.B. Tritium implantation in the accelerator production of tritium device, report, November 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691028/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.