Japanese contribution to the DEMO-R&D program under the Broader Approach activities

Takeo Nishitani, Toshihiko Yamanishi, Hiroyasu Tanigawa, Takashi Nozawa, Masaru Nakamichi, Tsuyoshi Hoshino, Akira Kohyama, Akihiko Kimura, Tatsuya Hinoki, Tatsuo Shikama

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Several technical R&D activities mainly related to the blanket materials are newly launched as a part of the Broader Approach (BA) activities, which was initiated by the EU and Japan. According to the common interests for these parties in DEMO, R&Ds on reduced activation ferritic/martensitic (RAFM) steels as structural material, SiCf/SiC composites as a flow channel insert material and/or alternative structural material, advanced tritium breeders and neutron multipliers, and tritium technology are carried out through the BA DEMO R&D program, in order to establish the technical bases on the blanket materials and the tritium technology required for DEMO design. This paper describes overall schedule of those R&D activities and recent progress in Japan carried out by JAEA as the domestic implementing agency on BA, collaborating with Japanese universities and other research institutes.

ジャーナルFusion Engineering and Design
出版ステータスPublished - 2011 12 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanical Engineering

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