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ARIES Project Meeting, October 2-4, 2002

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Princeton, NJ

Minutes    Attendance List

Wednesday, 2 October 2002



8:30 Welcome to PPPL Goldston
8:40 Review of Agenda Waganer
8:45 Status of DOE Systems Studies Program and Budgets (pdf, Power Point) Opdenaker
9:00 Status of ARIES-IFE Study and Near-Term Plans, (pdf, Power Point) Najmabadi

ARIES-IFE Presentations

Systems Analysis and Integration

9:15 Status of Heavy Ion Driver Point Design Parameters (pdf, Power Point) Meier
9:30 Liquid Wall Thickness, Life, Pumping Power, and COE Trade-offs (pdf, Power Point) Meier
9:45 Status of Heavy Ion Driver Point Design Parameters (pdf, Power Point) Meier
9:45 Break

Chamber and Final Optics Nuclear Analysis

10:00   Ferritic Steel Lifetime Assessment and Self-Consistent Nuclear Parameters for ARIES-IFE (pdf) El-Guebaly
10:20 Recycling of Target Materials Versus One-Shot Use Scenario (pdf) El-Guebaly
10:40 Variation to and Sensitivity of Final Focus magnet Shielding Design (pdf, Power Point) Latkowski

Liquid Chamber Analyses Results

11:10 Vapor Conditions including ionization State in Thick Liquid Walls (pdf, Power Point) Haynes
11:25 Comparison of Aerosol Conditions of Thin and Thick Liquid Walls (pdf, Power Point) Sharpe
11:55 Lunch
1:00 Effect of Neutron Deposition on Thick Liquid Walls for Shock Wave Formation (pdf) Hassanein
1:30 Oxygen Control on a FLiBe Blanket Sze
1:50 Discuss Structural and Nozzle Material Selection Sze
2:10 Coolant Cleanup and Process Requirements (pdf) Sviatoslavsky
2:30 Experimental Results for Thin and Thick Walls (pdf, Power Point) Yoda
3:00 Break
3:15 FLiBe and Pb Behavior Under Photon Energy Deposition (pdf, Power Point) Raffray
3:35 FLiBe Properties over IFE Chamber Temperature Range (pdf, Power Point) Raffray

Chamber/Beam Physics, Beam Transport, and Chamber Clearing

3:50 Beamline Gas Dynamics (pdf, Power Point) Debonnel
4:15 Magnetic Shutters Modeling Update (pdf, Power Point) Rose
4:25 Beam Chamber Transport Requirements for FLiBe Vapor Pressure and Aerosol Conditions (pdf, Power Point) Olson
4:55 LSP Modeling of Beam Aerosol Interactions (pdf, Power Point) Rose
5:10 Adjourn

Thursday, 3 October 2002

Chamber/Beam Physics, Beam Transport, and Chamber Clearing (Cont'd)

8:30 Status and Objectives of Pinched Mode Studies (pdf, Power Point) Yu
8:40 Channel Formation for Assisted Pinch Transport (pdf) Neff
8:55 Modeling of Assisted and Self-Pinch transport (pdf, Power Point) Rose
9:10 Beam Steering Capability for target Position Uncertainty (pdf, Power Point) Yu

Beamline Engineering

9:25 Pulsed Normal Magnets for Final Focusing (pdf, Power Point) Shuman
9:55 Break

Target Fabrication, Injection, and Tracking

10:10 Indirect-drive Target Aerosol Limits, Foam Mechanical Properties, and Target Injection Accuracy (pdf, Power Point) Petzoldt


10:40 ARIES-IFE summary, Action Items, and Plans (pdf, Power Point) Najmabadi
12:00 Lunch

Compact Stellarators as Power Plants

1:15 Review of Existing Stellarator Reactor Studies (pdf) Lyon
2:15 Steps toward a Compact Stellarator Reactor (pdf, Power Point) Neilson
2:45 Break
3:00 Physics Issues and Optimization Codes (pdf) Zarnstorff
4:00 Initial Evaluation of Computational Tools for Stability of Compact Stellarator Reactor Designs (pdf, MS Word) Turnbull
4:00 key Engineering Issues and Constraints (pdf) Heitzenroeder
5:10 Adjourn

Friday, 4 October 2002

Compact Stellarators as Power Plants (Cont'd)

8:30 Stellarator Reactor Optimization Assessment Tools (pdf) Lyon
9:30 NCSX Configuration Optimization Process (pdf, Power Point) Ku
10:30 Break
10:45 Proposed Configuration Development Approach (pdf, Power Point) Neilson

ARIES Compact Stellarator Summary, Action items

11:15 Meeting , Action Items, and Plans (pdf, Power Point) Najmabadi
12:00 Adjourn

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