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An overview on armor research for the laser fusion project HiPER (POSTER)
Año:2011
Áreas de investigación
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During the current preparatory phase of the European laser fusion project HiPER, an intensive effort has being placed to identify an armour material able to protect the internal walls of the chamber against the high thermal loads and high fluxes of x-rays and ions produced during the fusion explosions. This poster addresses the different threats and limitations of a poly-crystalline Tungsten armour. The analysis is carried out under the conditions of an experimental chamber hypothetically constructed to demonstrate laser fusion in a repetitive mode, subjected to a few thousand 48MJ shock ignition shots during its entire lifetime. If compared to the literature, an extrapolation of the thermomechanical and atomistic effects obtained from the simulations of the experimental chamber to the conditions of a Demo reactor (working 24/7 at hundreds of MW) or a future power plant (producing GW) suggests that ?standard? tungsten will not be a suitable armour. Thus, new materials based on nano-structured W and C are being investigated as possible candidates. The research programme launched by the HiPER material team is introduced.
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Nombre congreso
Seventh International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications (IFSA 2011)
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Bordeaux, France
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-3-642-20532-3
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
12/09/2011
Fecha fin congreso
16/09/2011
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Participantes
  • Autor: Jesus Alvarez Ruiz (UPM)
  • Autor: D. Garoz (DENIM)
  • Autor: Antonio Juan Rivera de Mena (UPM)
  • Autor: Raquel Gonzalez Arrabal (UPM)
  • Autor: R.S. Hontoria
  • Autor: N. Gordillo (DENIM)
  • Autor: Jose Manuel Perlado Martin (UPM)
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Fusión Nuclear Inercial y Tecnología de fusión
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Fusión Nuclear
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Nuclear
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