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ARIES Town Meeting on Tritium and the DT Fuel Cycle
March 6-7, 2001, Hilton Garden Inn, Livermore, CA

MEETING SUMMARY
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Tuesday March 6, 2001

Opening Remarks
9:00 Welcome Mike Gouge/Dai Kai Sze
9:10 Introduction and Goals of the Town Meeting (pdf, ppt) Mark Tillack
 
Session 1: Fuel cycle in and near the vessel (Chairman: Charles Skinner)
9:30 Recent development in plasma fueling and implications for FIRE, ITER, ARIES (pdf, ppt) M. Gouge
10:00 Pumping system for FIRE and ARIES (pdf, ppt) P. Fisher
10:30 Break
10:45 Tritium processing and supply S. Willms
11:30 Discussion and summary C. Skinner
12:00 Lunch
 
Session 2: Inertial Fusion Energy (Chairman: Ken Schultz)
1:15 High volume filling of IFE targets (pdf, ppt) N. Alexander
1:45 IFE target factory tritium inventory modeling A. Schwendt/S. Willms
2:15 Advanced, tritium-lean target design J. Perkins
2:45 Discussion and summary K. Schultz
3:15 Break
 
Session 3: Chamber armor (PFC) and Blanket Tritium Inventory, Recovery and Control (Chairman: Rene Raffray)
3:30 Tritium inventory and recovery in tokamaks (pdf, ppt, Laser movie) C. Skinner
4:00 Tritium issues for PFC R. Causey
4:30 Tritium retention issues in the ITER-FEAT device (pdf, ppt) G. Federici
5:00 Discussion  
 

Wednesday March 7, 2001

Session 3: Chamber armor (PFC) and Blanket Tritium Inventory, Recovery and Control (Chairman: Rene Raffray)
9:00 Tritium breeding issues for MFE and IFE (pdf) L. El-Guebaly
9:30 Tritium recovery and confinement from breeding blanket D. K. Sze
10:00 Discussion and summary R. Raffray
10:30 Break
 
Session 4: Safety (Chairman: Dave Petti)
10:45 IFE tritium safety issues (pdf, ppt) J. Latkowski
11:15 Tritium safety (pdf, ppt) D. Petti
11:45 Discussion and summary D. Petti
12:15 Lunch
 
1:30-3:30 Round Table Discussion: Issues on hydrogen (tritium) retention and helium
pumping in liquid surfaces and the impact on fuel cycle. (Chairman: Rich Mattas)