FNST Meeting

18–20 August 2009
Rice Room (6764 Boelter Hall), UCLA

Agenda


(Agenda Word document available here)
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Conference Call Dial-In Information
Tue. Aug. 18, 2009: 9:00am–12:00pm, 2:00pm–4:00pm
Dial-In Number: (310) 206-0244

Wed. Aug. 19, 2009: 9:00am–12:00pm, 2:00pm–4:00pm
Thu. Aug. 20, 2009: 9:00am–1:00pm
Dial-In Number: (310) 206-9146


Tuesday, August 18

8:30 am30 minContinental Breakfast
9:00 am10 minWelcome and meeting goalsAbdou
9:10 am20 minDOE ReportNardella

SESSION I – ITER and TBM PROGRAM
Session Chair: Ying
9:30 am20 minUS TBM Activities and Collaboration DiscussionsAbdou
9:50 am20 minPMG-18 meeting reportWong
10:10 am20 minUS ITER FW/shield activitiesUlrickson
10:30 pm15 minBreak

SESSION II – DCLL TBM
Session Chair: Kurtz
10:40 am10 minIntroduction / OverviewWong
10:50 am20 minDCLL TBM RPrSMerrill
11:10 pm20 minDCLL 3-D neutronicsSawan
11:30 am20 minDose calculations/access and impact of SiCYoussef
11:50 am20 minDCLL TBM designDagher
12:10 am20 minThermal-mechanical modeling of TBMSharafat
12:30 pm60 minLUNCH – boxed lunches
1:30 pm20 minDCLL Helium thermalhydraulicsMarriott

SESSION III – CERAMIC BREEDER TBM
Session Chair: Smolentsev
1:50 pm20 minIntegrated simulation and solid breeder blanket R&DYing
2:10 pm15 minBe/FS joining for TBMsHunt
2:25 pm15 minPurge gas flow impact on tritium permeationZhang

SESSION IV – FNST EXPERIMENTS AND MODELING
Session Chair: Sze
2:40 pm10 minIntroductionMorley
2:50 pm30 minMHD related activities for DCLLSmolentsev
3:20 pm15 minStability of MHD buoyancy driven flowsVetcha
3:35 pm15 minBreak
3:50 pm20 minMHD experimental activities for DCLLMessadek
4:10 pm20 minMultidisciplinary modeling for blanket physicsMunipalli
4:30 pm20 minSiC and FCI R&DKatoh
4:50 pm20 minSiC/SiC properties and FCI designShinavski
5:10 pm20 minOpen cell, and syntactic foam for FCIsSharafat/Williams
5:30 pmAdjourn


Wednesday, August 19

8:30 am30 minContinental Breakfast

FNST EXPERIMENTS AND MODELING (CONT.)
Session Chair: Katoh
9:00 am15 minCorrosion in liquid metal MHD flowSaeidi
9:15 am20 minTitan Tritium ActivitiesSharpe
9:35 am20 minProgress on fusion structural materials developmentKurtz

SESSION V - RENEW OUTCOME
9:55 am20 minReNeW SummaryMeier

SESSION VI – PROGRESS TOWARD AN ASPECT RATIO OPTIMIZED FNSF STRATEGY
Session Chair: Abdou
10:15 am30 minLow aspect ratio features, readiness, and issues of FNSFPeng
10:45 am30 minNormal aspect ratio features, readiness, and issues of FNSFStambaugh
11:15 am30 minDiscussionAll
11:45 am90 minLUNCH (in Sequoia Room at UCLA Faculty Center)

SESSION VII – FNSF MISSION, OBJECTIVES and REQUIREMENTS
Session Chairs: Ying/Sawan
1:15 pm20 minFNSF objectives, requirements and R&D from FNST PerspectiveAbdou
1:35 pm60 minSummary of examples of FNST issues:
- D-T self sufficiency (including T-fractional burnup) (10 min.)
- Implications of tritium burn fraction on fuel cycle (10 min.)
- Tritium extraction, inventory & control and interaction between plasma & blanket/PFC (10 min.)
- MHD thermofluids and fluid-material interactions (10 min.)
- Structural material and fabrication and joining (10 min.)
- Failure modes, effects and rates and remote maintenance/downtime (10 min.)
Abdou
Sze
Morley

Smolentsev
Sharafat
Ying
2:35 pm55 minDiscussionAll
3:30 pm15 minBreak

SESSION VIII – FNSF BASE/TEST BLANKET
Session Chairs: Wong/Morley
3:45 pm20 minConclusions from August 2008 FNST WorkshopMorley
4:05 pm20 minRemarks on FNSF base blanket choices and designsMalang
4:25 pm20 minReview of available data 10 dpa/150 ppm He damage in FSStoller/Kurtz
4:45 pm20 minScoping neutronics in support of FDF design evolutionSawan
5:05 pm20 minFNSF neutronics calculationsLiu
5:25 pm15 minTBR requirements for FNSFSawan
5:40 pm5 minDiscussion will begin on Thursday morningAll
5:45 pmAdjourn


Thursday, August 20

8:30 am30 minContinental Breakfast

FNSF BASE/TEST BLANKET (CONT.)
9:00 am40 minDiscussion on base blanket and test blanket and R&D programAll

SESSION IX - FNSF DIVERTOR
Session Chair: Youchison
9:40 am20 minPFC concepts and R&D for DEMO
Youchison
10:00 am20 minRemarks on FNSF divertorKotschenreuther
10:20 am20 minPFC material and design options for FNSFWong
10:40 am20 minDiscussion on PFCAll
11:00 am15 minBreak

SESSION X – SUMMARY and ACTION ITEMS
11:15 am30 minFNST issues and FNSF mission and requirementsYing/Sawan
11:45 am45 minFNSF base blanket, test modules, and divertorMorley/Wong
12:30 am15 minFinal RemarksAbdou
12:45 amAdjourn


Thursday PM Special Session on DCLL TBM Design and Interface (DCLL Team)