Conceptual analysis of a tokamak reactor with lithium dust jet

  title={Conceptual analysis of a tokamak reactor with lithium dust jet},
  author={Boris V. Kuteev and V Yu Sergeev and Sergey V. Krylov and V. G. Skokov and Viktor M. Timokhin},
  journal={Nuclear Fusion},
The steady-state operation of tokamak reactors requires radiating a substantial part of the fusion energy dissipated in plasma to make more uniform the heat loads onto the first wall and to reduce the erosion of the divertor plates. One of the approaches to realize this goal uses injection of lithium dust jet into the scrape-off layer (SOL). A quantitative conceptual analysis of the reactor parameters with lithium dust jet injection is presented here. The effects of the lithium on the core and… 

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  • ITER Physics Expert Group on Confinement and TransITER Physics Expert Group on Confinement ModellingITER Physics Basis Editors
  • Physics
  • 1999
Physics knowledge in plasma confinement and transport relevant to design of a reactor-scale tokamak is reviewed and methodologies for projecting confinement properties to ITER are provided.

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