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ARIES Project Meeting, 4-5 April 2011

Monday, 4 April 2011

Doubletree Hotel
Bethesda, MD

8:00 Coffee, Light Breakfast, Socializing, and Laptop Connections Doubletree host
8:30 Welcome, Meeting Logistics and Introductions A. Opdenaker
8:40 Summary of Agenda L. Waganer
 

Project Plans and Progress

8:45 Updates of the Fusion Budget and FES News and Rumors A. Opdenaker
9:15 Status and Update on Pathways Project F. Najmabadi
 
9:45 Break  
 

ARIES Task Results (Physics)

10:00 Update on Self-Consistent Plasma Modeling of ARIES Baseline Design Points (ppt) A. Turnbull
10:30 Time Dependent Modeling of the ARIES Plasma with TSC (ppt, pdf) C. Kessel
11:00 Edge Plasma and Divertor Modeling for ARIES (ppt, pdf) M. Rensink
11:30 ELM Loading Conditions and Component Responses (ppt) Kessel/Tillack
 
12:00 Lunch  
 

ARIES Task Results (Cost and Engineering)

1:00 Addressing Lingering Cost Questions (ppt) L. Waganer
1:45 Finalized Systems Code Modifications & New Aggressive Strawmen (ppt) L. Carlson
2:30 Comments on ARIES-ACT 3/2011 Strawman (pptx) L. El-Guebaly
 
3:15 Break
 
3:30 Defining an ARIES RAMI Process (ppt) T. Weaver (call-in)
4:00 Neutron Wall Loading Update (pptx) L. El-Guebaly
4:15 Fracture of Divertor Structures (pptx, pdf) J. Blanchard
4:35 Elasto-Plastic-Creep Modeling for the First Wall with W-Armor (pptx, pdf) X. Wang
 
5:00 Adjourn Meeting
 

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Doubletree Hotel
Bethesda, MD

8:00 Coffee, Light Breakfast, Socializing, and Laptop Connections Doubletree host
8:25 Summary of Today's Agenda L. Waganer
 

ARIES Task Results (Cost and Engineering)

8:30 Recent Improvements on the He-cooled W Divertor Concepts (ppt, pdf) X. Wang
9:00 Tritium and Safety Issues for Power Plants (ppt) L. Cadwallader
9:30 Adding Impurities to the Core Plasma to Alleviate PMI Problems (ppt) J. Sheffield
 
10:00 Break
 

General Fusion Topics

10:15 Update on National Academy Review of IFE (ppt) D. Meade
 

Action Items and Future Plans

10:15 Review of past action items L. Waganer
10:45 Discussion of future action items (xls) M. Tillack
11:45 Next Call/Next Meeting/ Discussion of Future Plans F. Najmabadi
 
12:00 Adjourn Meeting