Pacific Northwest Laboratory report on controlled thermonuclear reactor technology, January 1975 - September 1975

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The PNL staff has been studying fusion technology in areas such as economics, fusion-fission hybrid concepts, materials, neutronics, environment and safety. These studies have been scoped to make efficient use of ERDA resources, and to complement and support efforts at other laboratories. The effect the plasma and associated radiation and emission will have upon the surfaces of the first wall are being studied. Neutron sputtering experiments were made on niobium and gold and the results were evaluated for absolute neutron yields. Molybdenum and vanadium were studied for effects of ion bombardment under various conditions of helium injection. Graphite cloth is ... continued below

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    Publisher Info: Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs., Richland, Wash. (USA)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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The PNL staff has been studying fusion technology in areas such as economics, fusion-fission hybrid concepts, materials, neutronics, environment and safety. These studies have been scoped to make efficient use of ERDA resources, and to complement and support efforts at other laboratories. The effect the plasma and associated radiation and emission will have upon the surfaces of the first wall are being studied. Neutron sputtering experiments were made on niobium and gold and the results were evaluated for absolute neutron yields. Molybdenum and vanadium were studied for effects of ion bombardment under various conditions of helium injection. Graphite cloth is being irradiated for examination of radiation effects because it is suggested for use in several CTR concepts as a shield between the plasma and the first wall. Helium effects are being studied to characterize degradation of structural metal properties. Work is progressing on absolute measurement of the electrical resistivity of insulators and the demonstration of the feasibility of producing insulating coatings by sputter deposition. (auth)

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  • Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-76

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  • Report No.: BNWL-1939-1
  • Grant Number: E(45-1)-1830
  • DOI: 10.2172/4107728 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4107728
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc868558

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory report on controlled thermonuclear reactor technology, January 1975 - September 1975, report, October 1, 1975; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc868558/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.