Advanced Energy Technology Group
Center for Energy Research
 
 
 
 
A. René Raffray
Research Scientist and Lecturer

D.Eng., University of California, Davis, 1985.
Mechanical Engineering

Tel: (858) 534-9720
Fax: (858) 822-2120
e-mail: rraffray@ucsd.edu

Mailing Address:
University of California, San Diego
458 EBU-II
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0438
La Jolla, CA 92093-0417

Biography

List of Publications


Presentations:


| Conferences | Workshops and Town Meetings | ARIES Meetings | HAPL Meetings | Others |

I. Conferences

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A. R. Raffray, and members of the ITER Blanket Integrated Product Team,
"Design, Fabrication and Testing of the ITER First Wall and Shielding Blanket,"
invited presentation at the 11th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology, Barcelona, Spain, September 16-20, 2013.

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A. R. Raffray, and members of the ITER Blanket Integrated Product Team,
"ITER Blanket Engineering Challenges and Solutions,"
invited presentation at the 25th IEEE Symposium on Fusion Engineering, San Francisco, CA, June 11-14, 2013.

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A. R. Raffray, and members of the ITER Blanket Integrated Product Team,
"The ITER Blanket System Design Challenge,"
presented at the 24th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, San Diego, CA, October 2012.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Merola and members of the ITER Blanket Integrated Product Team,
"Overview of the Design and R&D of the ITER Blanket System,"
plenary presentation at the 10th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology, Portland, OR, September 11-16, 2011.

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A. R. Raffray, Mario Merola and Contributors from the ITER Blanket Integrated Product Team,
"Design of the ITER First Wall and Blanket,"
invited presentation at the 24th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering, Chicago, IL June 27-30, 2011.

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R. Raffray, D. Loesser, M. Merola, and IO and DA contributors within the Blanket Integrated Product Team ,
"Status of ITER Blanket Design, R&D and Qualification,"
poster presentation at the 1st Joint ITER-IAEA Technical Meeting on Analysis of ITER Materials and Technologies, Principality of Monaco, November 23-25, 2010.

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M. Merola, D. Loesser, R. Raffray and L. Giancarli,
"ITER Internal Components,"
poster presentation at the 1st Joint ITER-IAEA Technical Meeting on Analysis of ITER Materials and Technologies, Principality of Monaco, November 23-25, 2010.

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A. R. Raffray, A.E. Robson, J. Sethian, C. Gentile, E. Marriott, D. Rose, M. E. Sawan and the HAPL Team,
"Laser IFE Direct Drive Chamber Concepts with Magnetic Intervention,"
invited presentation at the 18th ANS Topical Meeting on Fusion Energy, San Francisco, California, September 29 - October 2, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang and X. Wang,
"Optimizing the Overall Configuration of a He-Cooled W-Alloy Divertor for a Power Plant,"
poster presentation at the 25th Symposium on Fusion Technology, Rostock, Germany, September 15-19, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, J. Lyon, S. Malang, F. Najmabadi and the ARIES-CS Team,
"Compact Stellarator Fusion Power Plant Study: Key Design Issues and Lessons Learned,"
plenary presentation at the 8th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology, Heidelberg, Germany, September 30-October 5, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, F. Dahlgren, C. Gentile, C. Priniski, A. E. Robson, D. Rose, M. E. Sawan, J. Sethian, L. Snead, G. Sviatoslavsky, X. R. Wang,
"Conceptual Study of Integrated Chamber Core for Laser Fusion with Magnetic Intervention,"
presented at the 22th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering, Albuquerque, NM, June 18-21, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, A. E. Robson, M. E. Sawan, G. Sviatoslavsky, I. N. Sviatoslavsky, X. R. Wang ,
"A Self-Cooled Liquid Breeder Blanket for a Laser IFE Power Plant with Magnetic Intervention,"
presented at the 17th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Albuquerque, NM, November 13-15, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, T. Ihli, S. Malang, X. R. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Engineering Design and Analysis of the ARIES-CS Power Plant,"
invited presentation at the 17th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Albuquerque, NM, November 13-15, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, T. Ihli, S. Malang, F. Najmabadi, X. Wang and the ARIES-CS Team,
"Engineering Challenges in Designing an Attractive Compact Stellarator Power Plant,"
presented at the 24th Symposium on Fusion Technology, Warsaw, Poland, September 11-15, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, R. Raffray, T. K. Mau, F. Najmabadi, and the ARIES Team,
"Accommodation of Prompt Alpha-Particle Loss in Compact Stellarators,"
presented at the 17th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices, Hefei Anhui, China, May 22-26, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Blanchard, A. E. Robson, D. V. Rose, M. Sawan, J. Sethian, L. Snead, I. Sviatoslavsky, and the HAPL Team,
"Impact of Magnetic Diversion on Laser IFE Reactor Design and Performance,"
presented at the 4th International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications, Biarritz, France, September 4-9, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Blanchard, J. Latkowski, F. Najmabadi, T. Renk, J. Sethian, S. Sharafat, L. Snead and the HAPL Team,
"Progress Towards Realization of a Laser IFE Solid Wall Chamber,"
invited presentation at the 7th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology, Tokyo, Japan, May 23-27, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, L. El-Guebaly, T. Ihli, F. Najmabadi, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Major Integration Issues in Evolving the Configuration Design Space for the ARIES-CS Compact Stellarator Power Plant,"
presented at the 7th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology, Tokyo, Japan, May 23-27, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Attractive Design Approaches for a Compact Stellarator Power Plant,"
invited presentation at the 16th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Madison, WI, September 14-16, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, L. El-Guebaly, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Ceramic Breeder Blanket for ARIES-CS,"
presented at the 16th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Madison, WI, September 14-16, 2004.

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B. R. Christensen, A. R. Raffray and M. S. Tillack,
"Modeling DT Vaporization and Melting in a Direct Drive Target,"
presented at the 16th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Madison, WI, September 14-16, 2004.

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B. R. Christensen, A. R. Raffray and M. S. Tillack,
"Thermal Loading of a Direct Drive Target in a Rarefied Gas,"
presented at the 16th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Madison, WI, September 14-16, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, R. Petzoldt, J. Pulsifer, M. S. Tillack, and X. Wang,
"Thermal Behavior and Operating Requirements of IFE Direct-Drive Targets,"
presented at the 15th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Washington, D.C., November 18-21, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, S. I. Abdel-Khalik, D. Haynes, F. Najmabadi, J. P. Sharpe and the ARIES Team,
"Thin Liquid Wall Behavior under IFE Cyclic Operation,"
presented at the 15th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Washington, D.C., November 18-21, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, D. Haynes and F. Najmabadi,
"IFE Chamber Walls: Requirements, Design Options, and Synergy with MFE Plasma Facing Components,"
invited presentation at the 15th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices, Gifu, Japan, May 27-31, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, G. Federici, A. Hassanein, and D. Haynes,
"Dynamic Chamber Armor Behavior in IFE and MFE,"
invited presentation at the 6th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology, San Diego, CA, April 8-12, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Akiba, V. Chuyanov, L. Giancarli and S. Malang,
"Breeding Blanket Concepts for Fusion and Materials Requirements,"
plenary presentation at the 10th International Conference on Fusion Reactor Materials, Baden Baden, Germany, October 15-19, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray, D. Haynes, R. R. Peterson, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and M. Zaghloul,
"Dry Chamber Wall Thermo-Mechanical Behavior and Lifetime under IFE Cyclic Energy Deposition,"
presented at the 2nd International Conference on Inertial Fusion Science and Applications, Kyoto Japan, September 17-21, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, I. Sviatoslavsky, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-AT Blanket and Divertor,"
presented at the 14th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Park City, Utah, October 16-19, 2000.

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R. Schleicher, A. R. Raffray and C. P. Wong,
"An Assessment of the Brayton Cycle for High Performance Power Plants,"
presented at the 14th ANS Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, Park City, Utah, October 16-19, 2000.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Gordeev, S. Malang, E. Mogahed, F. Najmabadi, I. Sviatoslavsky, D. K. Sze, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"High Performance Blanket for Aries-AT Power Plant,"
presented at the 21th Symposium on Fusion Technology, Madrid, Spain, September 11-15, 2000.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, D. K. Sze, M. Billone, I. Sviatoslavsky, E. Mogahed, F. Najmabadi, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"SiC/SiC Composite for an Advanced Fusion Power Plant Blanket,"
presented at the 18th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering, Albuquerque, NM, October 25-29, 1999.

 


II. Workshops and Town Meetings

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A. R. Raffray,
"Summary of International High Heat Flux Component Workshop, San Diego, December 2008,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with Participation of China, University of Tokyo in Kashiwa, Japan, March 16-18, 2009.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Abdel-Khalik, T. Ihli, S. Malang and S.Wang,
"Recent Progress in Developing He-Cooled W-Alloy Divertor Concepts,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with Participation of China, University of Tokyo in Kashiwa, Japan, March 16-18, 2009.

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A. R. Raffray
"Example of US PFC/Divertor Concepts for Power Plants,"
presented at the International HHFC Workshop on Readiness to Proceed from Near Term Fusion Systems to Power Plants, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, December 10-12, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray, and the ARIES-CS Team,
"ARIES-CS Power Plant: Final Engineering Results and Findings,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, March 5-7, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray,
"IFE Reactor Chamber Design and Blanket Issues: Some Comments,"
presented at the TITAN Workshop on System Integration Modeling on MFE and IFE, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray, and the HAPL Team,
"Dry Wall Chambers for a Laser IFE Power Plant,"
presented at the Inaugural IFE Science and Technology Strategic Planning Workshop: Updates on Progress, Visions, and Near-Term Opportunities, San Ramon, CA, April 24-27, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, A. E. Robson, M. E. Sawan, G. Sviatoslavsky, I. N. Sviatoslavsky, X. R. Wang,
"A Liquid Breeder Blanket for a Laser IFE Power Plant with Magnetic Intervention,"
poster presentation at the Inaugural IFE Science and Technology Strategic Planning Workshop: Updates on Progress, Visions, and Near-Term Opportunities, San Ramon, CA, April 24-27, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, L. Bromberg, S. Malang, X. R. Wang, L. Waganer, and the ARIES-CS Team,
"ARIES-CS Coil Configuration and Structural Design,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, Kyoto, Japan, February 5-7, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, X. R. Wang, L. El-Guebaly, P. Wilson, D. Henderson, L. Bromberg, T. Ihli, S. Abdel-Khalik, L. Waganer, R. Peipert, B. Merrill, C. Martin, and the ARIES-CS Team,
"Engineering Design and Analysis of the ARIES-CS Power Plant,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, Kyoto, Japan, February 5-7, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, L. El-Guebaly, T. Ihli, F. Najmabadi, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Engineering Design and Analysis of ARIES-CS,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, January 24-25, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Sethian and the HAPL Team,
"Overview of the HAPL IFE Dry Wall Chamber Studies in the US,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, Tokyo, Japan, January 11-13, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, L. El-Guebaly, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Ceramic Breeder Blanket Coupled with Brayton Cycle,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, Tokyo, Japan, January 11-13, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-CS Engineering Approaches to Compact Stellarator Power Plants,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, Tokyo, Japan, January 11-13, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, B. R. Christensen and M. S. Tillack,
"Can a Direct-Drive Target Survive Injection into an IFE Chamber?,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Target Fabrication, Injection and Tracking, Osaka, Japan, October 18-19,2004.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, D. K. Sze, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Scoping Studies of Fusion Power Core Engineering and Maintenance Options for ARIES-CS,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, October 9-11, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Town Meeting on Liquid Wall Chamber Dynamics: Background and Goals,"
presented at the ARIES Town Meeting on Liquid Wall Chamber Dynamics, Hilton Garden Inn, Livermore, CA, May 5-6, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray and Mofreh Zaghloul,
"1. Liquid Wall Ablation under IFE Photon Energy Deposition; 2. Flibe Properties from EoS,"
presented at the ARIES Town Meeting on Liquid Wall Chamber Dynamics, Hilton Garden Inn, Livermore, CA, May 5-6, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray, M. S. Tillack, B. Christensen, Z. Dragovlovic, J. Pulsifer, X. Wang, D. Goodin and R. Petzoldt,
"Heating and Thermal Response of Direct-Drive Target During Injection,"
presented at the 2nd Japan-US Workshop on Target Fabrication, Injection and Tracking, General Atomics, San Diego, CA, February 3-4, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray, F. Najmabadi and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-IFE Chamber Engineering Activities,"
presented at the 2nd IAEA Technical Meeting on Physics and Technology of Inertial Fusion Energy Targets and Chambers, San Diego, CA, June 17-19, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, F. Najmabadi, Z. Dragojlovic and J. Pulsifer,
"Modeling of Inertial Fusion Chamber,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, San Diego, CA, April 6-7, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray and F. Najmabadi,
"IFE Dry Chamber Wall Designs,"
presented at the Laser IFE Materials Working Group Meeting, University of California, Santa Barbara, August 30, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, I. Sviatoslavsky, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-AT Blanket and Divertor Design,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, University of Tokyo, Japan, March 29-31, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-AT Blanket Design and Power Conversion,"
presented at the Japan-US Workshop on Fusion Power Plants and Related Advanced Technologies with EU Participation, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, March 16-17, 2000.

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A. R. Raffray and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-AT Blanket and Divertor Concepts,"
presented at the International Town Meeting on SiC/SiC Design and Material Issues for Fusion Systems, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN, January 18-19, 2000.


 


III. ARIES Meetings
Archives of ARIES Meetings

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A. R. Raffray,
"Debriefing/New Results of ReNeW Themes III/IV (HFP) Workshop,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, April 23-24, 2009.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, X. Wang and L. El-Guebaly,
"Proposed Effort Over the Next 1-2 Years on ARIES-DB DCLL,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, April 23-24, 2009.

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A. R. Raffray and S. Malang,
"TRL Assessment of Fusion Power Plant Subsystems,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 4-5, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Thermal Effect of Off-Normal Energy Deposition on Bare Ferritic Steel First Wall,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, May 28-29, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Power Management Technical Working Group: TRL for Heat and Particle Flux Handling,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, March 3-4, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Power Core Engineering: Design Updates and Trade-Off Studies,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Georgia Tech., Atlanta, Georgia, December 12-13, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, M. S. Tillack,
"Power Management Technical Working Group: Status and Documentation,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Idaho Falls, Idaho, September 6, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, X. R. Wang,
"Trade-Off Studies and Engineering Input to System Code,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, General Atomics, San Diego, CA, June 14-15, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang,
"Engineering Input to System Code and Trade-Off Studies to Assess Sensitivities of Major Functions to Engineering Parameters,"
presented at the ARIES Project Planning Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, April 3-4, 2007.

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A. R. Raffray for the ARIES-CS Team,
"ARIES-CS Power Core Engineering,"
presented at the ARIES-CS Review Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, October 5, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray,
"ARIES-CS Power Core Engineering: Updating Power Flow, Blanket and Divertor Parameters for New Reference Case (R = 7.75 m, Pfusion = 2355 MW),"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, June 14-15, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Finalizing ARIES-CS Power Core Engineering,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, April 27-28, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, and X. Wang,
"Support and Possible In-Situ Alignment of ARIES-CS Divertor Target Plates,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, April 27-28, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, B. Merrill,X. Wang and the ARIES Team
"Status of Engineering Effort on ARIES-CS Power Core,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, January 23, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Status of Engineering Effort on ARIES-CS Power Core,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, November 17-18, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang, L. El-Guebaly, T. Ihli, F. Najmabadi, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Engineering Study of ARIES-CS Power Core and Maintenance,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, September 15-16, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Status of ARIES-CS Power Core and Divertor Design and Structural Analysis,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, September 15-16, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Status of Engineering Assessment of Power Core and Maintenance,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, June 14-15, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray,
"ARIES-CS Power Core Engineering: Status and Next Steps,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, General Atomics, La Jolla, CA, February 24-25, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray,
"ARIES-CS Power Core Options for Phase II and Focus of Engineering Effort,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, November 4-5, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray,
"ARIES-CS Power Core Options: Decision Factors and Selection for Phase II,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 16, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Thermal-Hydraulic Study of ARIES-CS Ceramic Breeder Blanket Coupled with a Brayton Cycle,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, June 16-17, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, and S. Malang,
"Some of the Major Considerations in Designing a Ceramic Breeder Blanket for ARIES-CS,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, March 8, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, D. K. Sze, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-CS Engineering Approach,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, December 3-4, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray, X. Wang and S. Malang,
"Maintenance Studies for 3-Field Period and 2-Field Period Configurations,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, December 3-4, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray and X. Wang,
"Initial Assessment of Maintenance Scheme for 2-Field Period Configuration,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, September 3-4, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray and M. Zaghloul,
"Liquid Wall Ablation under IFE Photon Energy Deposition at Radius of 0.5 m,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, September 3-4, 2003.

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F. Najmabadi and A. R. Raffray,
"ARIES-IFE,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, September 3-4, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, D. K. Sze, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"ARIES-CS Maintenance Scheme and Blanket Design for Modular Approach,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Hilton Garden Inn, Livermore, CA, May 6-7, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Plan for Engineering Study of ARIES-CS,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, January 8-10, 2003.

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M. C. Billone, A. R. Raffray, D. K. Sze, L. El-Guebaly and the ARIES team,
"IFE Structural Materials: ARIES Assessment,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, January 8-10, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray and M. Zaghloul,
"1. Pre-Shot Aerosol Parameteric Design Window for Thin Liquid Wall; 2. Scoping Liquid Wall Mechanical Response to Thermal Shocks,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, January 8-10, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray and M. Zaghloul,
"1. Liquid Wall Ablation; 2. FLiBe Properties,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, October 2-4, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray and M. Zaghloul,
"Scoping Study of FLiBe Evaporation and Condensation,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, General Atomics, San Diego, CA, July 1-2, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Pulsifer and M. Zaghloul,
"1. Concluding Sacrificial Liquid Film Activities; 2. Starting Thick Liquid Wall Activities,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, April 22-23, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, D. Blair, J. Pulsifer, M. S. Tillack and X. Wang,
"1. Overlap Design Regions for IFE Dry Wall; 2. Scoping Analysis of Condensation for Wetted Wall,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, January 10-11, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Pulsifer, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and M. Zaghloul,
"1. Remaining Action Items on Dry Chamber Wall; 2. Overlap Design Regions; 3. Scoping Analysis of Sacrificial Wall,"
presented at the ARIES E-Meeting, October 24, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and M. Zaghloul,
"1. Completion of Assessment of Dry Chamber Wall Option Without Protective Gas; 2. Initial Planning Activity for Assessment of Wetted Wall Option,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, June 7-8, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and M. Zaghloul,
"Assessment of Carbon and Tungsten Dry Chamber Walls under IFE Energy Depositions,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, Livermore, CA, March 8-9, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and M. Zaghloul,
"Dry Chamber Wall Configuration,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, December 5-7, 2000.

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A. R. Raffray, and the ARIES Team
"ARIES: Fusion Power Core and Power Cycle Engineering,"
presented at the ARIES Peer Review Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, August 17, 2000

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A. R. Raffray, X. Wang and the ARIES Team
"ARIES-AT Blanket and Divertor Design (The Final Stretch),"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, June 19-21, 2000.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Status ARIES-AT Blanket and Divertor Design,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, March 20-21,2000.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Status of ARIES-AT Blanket and First Wall Design,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, December 1-3, 1999.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Divertor Options for ARIES-AT: Initial Considerations,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, ARIES Project Meeting, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, December 1-3, 1999.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Advanced ARIES-RS Using SiC/SiC as Structural Material,"
presented at the ARIES Project Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, May 3-4, 1999.


 


IV. HAPL Meetings
Archives of HAPL Meetings

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A. R. Raffray, A. E. Robson, D. Rose and J. Sethian
"Magnetic Intervention Dump Concepts,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, April 8-9, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, G. Sviatoslavsky, I. Sviatoslavsky
"Advanced Chamber Concept with Magnetic Intervention:
- Ion Dump with Phase Change (including Cu, Pb-17Li, Flibe)
- SiCf/SiC + Pb-17Li or Flibe Blanket,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, December 12-13, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, G. Sviatoslavsky, I. Sviatoslavsky
"Advanced Chamber Concept with Magnetic Intervention: Ion Dump Issues and Status of Blanket Study,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, GA, San Diego, CA, August 8-9, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray
"Open Discussion on Advanced Armor Concepts,"
discussion session at the HAPL Meeting, GA, San Diego, CA, August 8-9, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, G. Sviatoslavsky, I. Sviatoslavsky, B. Robson and J. Sethian
"Status of Chamber and Blanket Effort,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, March 21-22, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray and S. O'Dell,
"Engineering Analysis of He Retention & Release Experiments to Determine Desirable Engineered W Armor Microstructure,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, LLE, Rochester, NY, November 8-9, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, I. Sviatoslavsky and X. Wang
"Considerations for Small Chambers,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, LLE, Rochester, NY, November 8-9, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, I. Sviatoslavsky and X. Wang
"Blanket Design for Large Chamber,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, LLE, Rochester, NY, November 8-9, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, K. Boehm, M. S. Tillack and D. Goodin,
"Modeling Target Behavior During Injection,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, LLNL, Livermore, CA, June 20-21, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, I. Sviatoslavsky, X. Wang and CTC/MWG Groups,
"Overview of Chamber/Blanket Work,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, LLNL, Livermore, CA, June 20-21, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, I. Sviatoslavsky and X. Wang,
"Assessment of Blanket Options for Magnetic Diversion Concept,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, NRL, Washington, DC, March 3-4, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, K. Boehm, M. S. Tillack and D. Goodin,
"Target Survival During Injection: the Advantages of Getting Rid of the Buffer Gas,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, NRL, Washington, DC, March 3-4, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray
"(a) Effect of Cusp Field on Ion Energy Deposition; (b) Ion Collector Options for Magnetic Diversion Chamber Concept,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, NRL, Washington, DC, March 3-4, 2005.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, I. Sviatoslavsky and X. Wang,
"Thermal-Hydraulic Analysis of Ceramic Breeder Blanket and Plan for Future Effort,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, October 27-28, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, I. Sviatoslavsky and X. Wang,
"Overview of Chamber Blanket Study,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, October 27-28, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, K. Boehm, B. Christensen, M. S. Tillack and D. Goodin,
"Target Survival During Injection,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, October 27-28, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Sethian and the HAPL Team,
"Overview of the Components of an IFE Chamber and a Summary of our R&D to Develop Them,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, PPPL, Princeton, NJ, October 27-28, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan, I. Sviatoslavsky and X. Wang,
"Initial Results from Study of a Ceramic Breeder Blanket for HAPL,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, June 2-3, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, B. Christensen, M. S. Tillack and D. Goodin
"Progress on Target Survival,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, June 2-3, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray,
"1. HAPL Chambers and Materials Effort Introduction; 2. Chamber Tasks Coordination,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, June 2-3, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, B. Christensen, M. S. Tillack, D. Goodin and R. Petzoldt,
"Survivable Target Strategy and Analysis,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, February 5-6, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, M. Sawan and I. Sviatoslavsky,
"HAPL Blanket Strategy,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, February 5-6, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Blanchard and the HAPL Chamber and Materials Community,
"Chamber Tasks Coordination,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, February 5-6, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray,and W. Meier,
"Preliminary Parametric Analysis of First Wall, Blanket and Cycle for HAPL Power Plant,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 24-25, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray,and B. Christensen,
"Report on Target Action Items,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting Target Survival Workshop, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 24-25, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray,B. Christensen, J. Pulsifer, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang, D. Goodin and R. Petzoldt,
"Target Thermo-Mechanical Modeling and Analysis,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 24-25, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Armor Configuration & Thermal Analysis,"
presented at the HAPL Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 24-25, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Armor Design & Modeling Progress,"
presented at the HAPL e-meeting, July 11, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray, B. Christensen, Z. Dragojlovic, J. Pulsifer, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang, D. Goodin and R. Petzoldt,
"Lowering Target Initial Temperature to Enhance Target Survival,"
presented at the HAPL Program Meeting, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, April 9-10, 2003.

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A. R. Raffray, M. S. Tillack, B. Christensen, Z. Dragovlovic, J. Pulsifer, X. Wang, D. Goodin and R. Petzoldt,
"Enhancing Target Survival,"
presented at the HAPL Program Workshop, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., December 4-5, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, F. Najmabadi, Z. Dragojlovic, A. Hassanein and P. Sharpe,
"Chamber Dynamics and Clearing Code Development Effort,"
presented at the HAPL Review Meeting, GA, San Diego, CA, April 4-5, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, J. Pulsifer, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang, T. Knowles and T. Renk,
"Modeling Analysis of Carbon Fiber Velvet Tested in RHEPP Ion Beam Facility,"
presented at the HAPL Review Meeting, GA, San Diego, CA, April 4-5, 2002.

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A. R. Raffray, F. Najmabadi, Z. Dragojlovic, J. Pulsifer, M. Zaghloul, A. Hassanein, P. Sharpe, B. Merrill and D. Petti,
"Progress Report on Chamber Clearing Code Development Effort,"
presented at the HAPL Laser IFE Meeting, Livermore, CA, November 13-14, 2001 .

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A. R. Raffray, F. Najmabadi, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and M. Zaghloul,
"Assessment of Dry Chamber Wall Configurations as Preliminary Step in Defining Key Processes for Chamber Clearing Code,"
presented at the HAPL Laser IFE Meeting, Naval Research Laboratory, May 31-June 1, 2001.


 


V. Others

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A. R. Raffray,
"Summary of International HHFC Workshop on Readiness to Proceed from Near Term Fusion Systems to Power Plants"
Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting, Gaithersburg Hilton, Maryland, January 13, 2009.

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A. R. Raffray,
"Heat and Mass Transfer in Fusion Energy Applications: from the Very Cold to the Very Hot,"
Seminar, University of California, Los Angeles, January 25, 2008.

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A. R. Raffray for the ARIES Team,
"Overview of the Engineering Design and Analysis of the ARIES-CS Power Plant,"
VLT Conference Call, December 20, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray, M. S. Tillack and F. Najmabadi,
"Target and Chamber Technologies for Direct-Drive Laser-IFE,"
1st RCM of the CRP on Pathways to Energy from Inertial Fusion - an Integrated Approach, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, November 5-9, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray,
"ARIES-CS Compact Stellarator Power Plant Study: Engineering Design and Challenges,"
Invited presentation at the IPP Institutskolloquium, Max-Planck-Institut füčr Plasmaphysik Garching, Germany, July 14, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray,
"An Overview of Fusion Technology and Advanced Design Activities at UCSD,"
Invited presentation at the IKET-Kolloquium, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany, July 4, 2006.

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A. R. Raffray,
"ARIES-CS Power Core: Initial Scoping Study and Assessment,"
presented at the Advanced Design Briefing Meeting, OFES, DoE, Germantown, MD, September 23, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, F. Najmabadi, S. Malang, T. K. Mau, X. Wang and the ARIES Team
"ARIES-CS Overview and Engineering Approach,"
presented at a Meeting at the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany, June 22-25, 2004.

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A. R. Raffray,
"R&D Plan for Addressing the Thermomechanical Behavior of Pebble Beds,"
presented at a Meeting at the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany, July 4, 2001.

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A. R. Raffray, L. El-Guebaly, S. Malang, I. Sviatoslavsky, M. S. Tillack, X. Wang and the ARIES Team,
"Summary of Major Features of ARIES-ST and ARIES-AT Blanket Designs,"
presented at the Meeting on Fusion Blanket Designs using SiCf/SiC as Structural Material, SNECMA, Bordeaux, France, July 4, 2001

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A. R. Raffray, S. Malang and the ARIES Team,
"Summary of Major Features of ARIES-ST and ARIES-AT Blanket Designs,"
presented at the APEX Meeting, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, November 15, 2000


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