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ARIES Project Meeting, 25-26 October 2010

Monday, 25 October 2010

Doubletree Hotel
Bethesda, MD

8:30 Coffee, Light Breakfast, Socializing, and Laptop Connections Doubletree host
9:00 Welcome, Meeting Logistics and Introductions A. Opdenaker
9:10 Summary of Agenda L. Waganer
 

Plans and General Scope

9:15 Updates of the FES Budget and Future Plans A. Opdenaker
9:45 Status and Update on Pathways Project F. Najmabadi
 
10:15 Break  
 

ARIES Task Results

10:30 Documenting Systems Code Details and Choosing Strawmen (ppt) L. Carlson
11:00 Improvements to Power Flow Modeling in the ARIES System Code (ppt) M. Tillack
11:30 Comments on ARIES-ACT (Advanced and Conventional Tokamaks) Pre-Strawman (ppt) L. El-Guebaly
 
12:00 Lunch  
 

ARIES Task Results

1:00 Pilot Plant: Volt-seconds Needed for Flexible Operation (ppt) J. Sheffield
1:30 Plans for Modeling Boundary Plasma/Neutral Characteristics for ARIES (ppt) T. Rognlien
2:00 Parametric design curves for extrapolating model divertor studies to prototypical conditions (ppt) M. Yoda
2:30 Updates on High Performance He-Cooled Tungsten Divertor Concepts (pptx, pdf) X. Wang
 
3:15 Break
 
3:30 Methodology for Scaling Plant Availability to First of a Kind and One of a Kind (ppt) L. Waganer
4:00 Tritium Technology and Regulation Issues for Power Plants (ppt) L. Cadwallader
4:30 Break-out discussion of tasks: 1) Engineering (ppt), 2) Physics/Systems (tbd)  
 
5:30 Adjourn
 

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Doubletree Hotel
Bethesda, MD

8:30 Coffee, Light Breakfast, Socializing, and Laptop Connections DOE host
9:00 Summary of today's agenda L. Waganer
 

General Fusion Topics

9:05 Update on the Fusion Nuclear Science Program Study Activity C. Kessel
9:35 TBD  
 
10:05 Break
 

Administrative

10:20 Action Items Assigned/Next Call/Next Meeting/Discussion of future plans F. Najmabadi
 
11:05 Adjourn meeting