A review of the US joining technologies for plasma facing components in the ITER fusion reactor

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This paper is a review of the current joining technologies for plasma facing components in the US for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project. Many facilities are involved in this project. Many unique and innovative joining techniques are being considered in the quest to join two candidate armor plate materials (beryllium and tungsten) to a copper base alloy heat sink (CuNiBe, OD copper, CuCrZr). These techniques include brazing and diffusion bonding, compliant layers at the bond interface, and the use of diffusion barrier coatings and diffusion enhancing coatings at the bond interfaces. The development and status of these joining ... continued below

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Odegard, B.C. Jr.; Cadden, C.H.; Watson, R.D. & Slattery, K.T. February 1, 1998.

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This paper is a review of the current joining technologies for plasma facing components in the US for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project. Many facilities are involved in this project. Many unique and innovative joining techniques are being considered in the quest to join two candidate armor plate materials (beryllium and tungsten) to a copper base alloy heat sink (CuNiBe, OD copper, CuCrZr). These techniques include brazing and diffusion bonding, compliant layers at the bond interface, and the use of diffusion barrier coatings and diffusion enhancing coatings at the bond interfaces. The development and status of these joining techniques will be detailed in this report.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98052587

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  • 8. international conference on fusion reactor materials (ICFRM), Sendai (Japan), 26-31 Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE98052587
  • Report No.: SAND--97-8635
  • Report No.: CONF-971090--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 654124
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703391

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Odegard, B.C. Jr.; Cadden, C.H.; Watson, R.D. & Slattery, K.T. A review of the US joining technologies for plasma facing components in the ITER fusion reactor, article, February 1, 1998; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703391/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.