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Joint meeting of US/Japan Workshop on Power Plant Studies and Advanced Technologies with EU participation
and IEA Task Meeting on Socioeconomic Aspects of Fusion Power
16-18 March 2000, UC San Diego

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Thursday, March 16, 2000

Administrative (Chair: F. Najmabadi)
09:00   Welcome Dean R. Conn
 
POWER PLANT STUDIES (Chair: R. Miller)
09:30 Recent Activity on the FFHR Design A. Sagara (NIFS)
10:00 Overview of ARIES-AT F. Najmabadi (UCSD)
10:45 Preparatory Studies for the Fusion Power Plant Conceptual Design G. Marbach (CEA)
11:15 Compact Fusion Neutron Source Y. Yoshikawa (U. of Kyoto)
11:45 Proposed USDOE-Japan Monbusho Collaboration A. Sagara (NIFS), D. K. Sze (ANL), T. Muroga (NIFS)
12:30 Lunch
 
PHYSICS (Chair: A. Sagara)
14:00 ARIES-AT Physics Overview S. Jardin (PPPL)
14:30 Plasma Design of...Tokamak Reactor, A-SSTR2 S. Nishio (JAERI)
15:15 Current Drive and Rotation-Generation for ARIES-AT T. K. Mau (UCSD)
15:45 Plasma Current Start-up...in a High Aspect Ratio Tokamak O. Mitarai (Kyushu Tokai U.)
 

Friday, March 17, 2000

 
POWER-PLANT ENGINEERING ISSUES(Chair: S. Malang)
09:00 Engineering Design of...Tokamak Reactor, A-SSTR2 S. Ueda (JAERI)
09:30 Conceptual Blanket Design... Michael Fütterer (CEA)
10:00 Blanket Design and Power Conversion for ARIES-AT R. Raffray (UCSD)
10:45 High Heat Flux Components K. Kleefeldt (FZK)
11:15 Recent Activity on the CREST Design... Y. Asaoka (CRIEPI)
12:30 Lunch
 
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES(Chair: M. Tillack)
13:45 Strategy for Developing Advanced Low Activation Materials... T. Muroga (NIFS)
14:15 Low Cost Fabrication L. Waganer (Boeing)
14:45 Discussion of Future Collaboration
 
SOCIO-ECONOMICS 1(Chair: R. Miller)
15:45 Introduction (to IEA Task) I. Cook (UKAEA)
16:15 Public Acceptance Issues for Fusion Energy in Japan Y. Ogawa (U. of Tokyo)
16:45 Energy Payback Ratio for Fusion and Greenhouse Gases G. Kulcinski (U. Wisconsin)
 

Saturday, March 18, 2000

 
SOCIO-ECONOMICS 2(Chair: Y. Ogawa)
09:00 ...Fusion...[in]...World Energy and Environment Model K. Tokimatsu (RITE)
09:30 PPPL Fusion Energy Studies J. Schmidt (PPPL)
10:00 European Studies of the Socio-economics of Fusion I. Cook (UKAEA)
10:45 Hydrogen Production Study L. Waganer (Boeing)
11:15 Economic Implications for a Fusion Power Plant Conceptual Study D. Ward (UKAEA)
11:45 Integrating Socio-economics Issues with Fusion Power Plant Studies (.pdf) R. Miller (UCSD)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Discussion

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