Meeting 5 Action Items
Sawan (UW) now leads the Evaluation Criteria Group.
Sze will lead the “Tritium and Liquid Coolants/Breeders Data Base”
group and that the scope of the Flibe group is expanded to address Li, Flibe,
Li-Sn, and other options.
a new group (Led by McCarthy) that examines the issues associated with low
activation goals and the role of high temperature refractory alloys in the
context of APEX,
outlines of the Interim report has been developed. The reports will include 18
Chapters, including an introduction, overview, and study approach Chapters. The
other Chapters cover all the concepts under investigation as well as the APEX
groups (Plasma Interface, Material, Safety, Activation Consideration, Tritium,
Power Conversion, and Evaluation Criteria,) findings. The report will also
include a dedicated Chapter on key issues and near- and intermediate-term
R&D. The lead author for each Chapter has been assigned. The deadlines of
issuing the report are:
15, 1999: finalize report outline (Draft of outlines written by lead author is
due by Mid January, 1999
1, 1999: Draft assembly
1, 1999: Draft report
30, 1999: Final Interim Report
15, 1999: mail report by UCLA.
of abstract to the upcoming ISFNT-5 is encouraged. Abstracts due January 19,
1999. Titles of abstracts and list of authors are due to M. Abdou by December 15.
APEX meeting will be during February, 1999, either 9-12 or 16-19. Final date
will be announced soon.
is a plan to hold an APEX workshop for the community to report progress, new
ideas, and results of analysis and to receive feedback from the community. The
date of the workshop will be after the issuance of the Interim Report
(suggested dates: September 8-10, October 19-21, 1999). The final date will be
Evaluation Group will convene after the community workshop to evaluate the
concepts based on information from the interim report and feedback from
community. Experts from outside the APEX team might be added to the evaluation
group during the concept evaluation.
APEX schedule and modified organizational chart are given in Appendix V and VI,
calls are to be established for each concept at least once a month.
conference calls will also be established. The first project conference call
is scheduled after Thanksgiving (between December 5-10). Final date will be