Plasma-wall Interaction with Reduced-activation Steel Surfaces in Fusion Devices

First Research Coordination Meeting, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria, 9-11 December 2015

Agenda and Presentations

(Breaks as needed)

Wednesday 9 December

09:30 - 09:50 Meera Venkatesh, Arjan Koning, Bas Braams (IAEA): Welcome, introduction of the participants, adoption of the agenda.
09:50 - 10:20 Bas Braams, IAEA: Review of meeting objectives and meeting agenda.
10:20 - 11:20 Peng Wang, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China: Study of the interaction of RAFM steel with laboratory and EAST plasma conditions.
11:20 - 12:20 Wolfgang Jacob, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany: Laboratory measurements of RAFM steel erosion and H retention in RAFM steel.
12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Yoshihiko Hirooka, National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS), Toki, Japan: Studies on bi-directional hydrogen isotopes permeation through the first wall of a magnetic fusion power reactor.
15:00 - 16:00 Anna V. Golubeva, NRC "Kurchatov Institute", Moscow, Russia: Retention and permeation of hydrogen isotopes through RAFMs.
19:00 Social Dinner

Thursday 10 December

09:00 - 10:00 Russel Doerner, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, USA: Investigation of sputtering of RAFM steel in PISCES.
10:00 - 11:00 Vadym Makhlai, Institute of Plasma Physics, National Science Center "Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology" (NSC KIPT), Kharkiv, Ukraine: Modification of steel surfaces exposed by hydrogen/helium plasmas streams simulating fusion reactor conditions.
11:00 - 12:00 Dmitry Terentyev, SCK-CEN Belgium Nuclear Research Centre, Mol, Belgium: Interaction of high flux plasma with RAFM steels: experimental and computational assessment.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 All: Discussion and meeting report I: erosion and material evolution.
15:00 - 16:30 All: Discussion and meeting report II: hydrogen isotope retention and transport.

Friday 11 December

09:00 - 12:00 All: Review and development of work plan.
12:00 Close of meeting