Properties of deposited layer formed by interaction with Be seeded D-He mixture plasma and tungsten

K. Tokunaga, M. J. Baldwin, D. Nishijima, R. P. Doerner, S. Nagata, B. Tsuchiya, H. Kurishita, T. Fujiwara, K. Araki, Y. Miyamoto, N. Ohno, Y. Ueda

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Abstract

Be-seeded, high-flux, deuterium/helium mixture plasma exposure experiments on tungsten target materials have been performed to simulate ITER all tungsten divertor erosion/modification and deposition phenomena. The exposure conditions are kept fixed at a typical low-ion-energy of 60 eV and a flux of 3-6 × 1022/m2/s. Sample temperature is 1123 K and plasma exposure times spanning 1050-10,100 s are explored. The typical ratio of He/D ions is 0.2 and Be content is 0.2%. A He-induced nanostructure layer is formed on the exposure surfaces of tungsten materials and the surface of the nanostructure is covered by a thin layer of Be and O. A fraction of the re-eroded Be from the target is deposited on a glassy carbon plate with line of sight to the tungsten target. Rutherford backscattering spectrometry analyses show that the Be redeposit layer is in the form of laminae. Small amounts of Mo, W and C are also found in the redeposited Be layer. Elastic recoil detection analyses show that D, He and H are also included in the redeposited Be layer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)s313-s319
JournalJournal of Nuclear Materials
Volume442
Issue number1-3 SUPPL.1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jun 17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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    Tokunaga, K., Baldwin, M. J., Nishijima, D., Doerner, R. P., Nagata, S., Tsuchiya, B., Kurishita, H., Fujiwara, T., Araki, K., Miyamoto, Y., Ohno, N., & Ueda, Y. (2013). Properties of deposited layer formed by interaction with Be seeded D-He mixture plasma and tungsten. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 442(1-3 SUPPL.1), s313-s319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.05.006