Problem Areas in the First-Wall Materials of a Controlled Thermonuclear Reactor

  • A. C. Damask


There are at present several design schemes for controlled thermonuclear reactors (CTR) which involve magnetic containment of a D-T reaction. In these designs thermal energy will be extracted through a heat-transfer wall to a coolant which is coupled to a steam power conversion system. The coolant will be liquid lithium or lithium salts to permit the continuous generation of tritium.


Hydrogen Embrittlement Refractory Metal Lithium Salt Fusion Cross Section Vacancy Cluster 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. Damask
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Queens CollegeCity University of New YorkFlushingUSA
  2. 2.Brookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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