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OVERVIEW OF NEUTRON MEASUREMENTS IN JET FUSION DEVICE
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Applied Nuclear Physics.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Applied Nuclear Physics.
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Number of Authors: 12412018 (English)In: Radiation Protection Dosimetry, ISSN 0144-8420, E-ISSN 1742-3406, Vol. 180, no 1-4, p. 102-108Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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The design and operation of ITER experimental fusion reactor requires the development of neutron measurement techniques and numerical tools to derive the fusion power and the radiation field in the device and in the surrounding areas. Nuclear analyses provide essential input to the conceptual design, optimisation, engineering and safety case in ITER and power plant studies. The required radiation transport calculations are extremely challenging because of the large physical extent of the reactor plant, the complexity of the geometry, and the combination of deep penetration and streaming paths. This article reports the experimental activities which are carried-out at JET to validate the neutronics measurements methods and numerical tools used in ITER and power plant design. A new deuterium-tritium campaign is proposed in 2019 at JET: the unique 14 MeV neutron yields produced will be exploited as much as possible to validate measurement techniques, codes, procedures and data currently used in ITER design thus reducing the related uncertainties and the associated risks in the machine operation.

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OXFORD UNIV PRESS , 2018. Vol. 180, no 1-4, p. 102-108
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Fusion, Plasma and Space Physics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-398270DOI: 10.1093/rpd/ncx174ISI: 000440983000023PubMedID: 29040768OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-398270DiVA, id: diva2:1375520
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13th Symposium on Neutron and Ion Dosimetry (NEUDOS), MAY 13-19, 2017, Polish Acad Sci, Inst Nucl Phys, Krakow, POLAND
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For complete list of authors see http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncx174

Available from: 2019-12-05 Created: 2019-12-05 Last updated: 2019-12-05Bibliographically approved

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