Radiation Environment in the ITER Neutral Beam Injector Prototype

@article{Bagatin2012RadiationEI,
  title={Radiation Environment in the ITER Neutral Beam Injector Prototype},
  author={Marta Bagatin and Angela Daniela Coniglio and Marco D'Arienzo and Antonio De Lorenzi and Simone Gerardin and Alessandro Paccagnella and Robert Pasqualotto and Simone Peruzzo and Sandro Sandri},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={59},
  pages={1099-1104}
}
We study the radiation environment in MITICA, the prototype of the ITER neutral beam injector, during deuterium operation. ITER is a scientific challenge: one of the several critical issues to solve is the compatibility to ionizing radiation of diagnostics components placed near the plasma vessel. In fact, non negligible fluxes of neutrons and photons are expected from deuterium-deuterium reactions, also from a major peripheral component such as the Neutral Beam Injector. After evaluating the… CONTINUE READING
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