First Research Coordination Meeting of the Beryllium Surfaces CRP

Meeting Report

The 1st Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP on Data for Erosion and Tritium Retention in Beryllium Plasma-Facing Materials was held from 26 – 28 September 2011 at IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The Scientific Secretary was Bastiaan BRAAMS (Unit Head, Atomic and Molecular Data Unit, IAEA).

Beryllium Surfaces CRP: RCM1 group photo

Agenda

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

09:30 – 09:50Meera VENKATESH, Robin FORREST, Bastiaan BRAAMS: Welcome, introductions, adoption of the agenda
Session 1: Session I

Chair: Paul COAD

09:50 – 10:10Bastiaan BRAAMS (IAEA)
CRP and meeting objectives
[presentation (pdf: 787.8 KB)]
10:10 – 11:10Christian LINSMEIER (Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), Germany)
Fundamental aspects of beryllium compound formation and erosion and hydrogen retention in beryllium
[presentation (pdf: 4.2 MB)]
11:10 – 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30Steven LISGO
Beryllium erosion and tritium retention in ITER
[presentation (pdf: 6.4 MB)]
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
Session 2: Session II

Chair: Stephan IRLE

14:00 – 15:00Russell DOERNER (Center for Energy Research, UCSD, United States of America)
Plasma interactions with beryllium surfaces at PISCES
[presentation (pdf: 2.9 MB)]
15:00 – 16:00Paul COAD (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, United Kingdom)
Experience with beryllium at JET
[presentation (pdf: 1.5 MB)]
16:00 – 16:30Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30Dmitry BORODIN (Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), Germany)
Development of models for plasma interactions with Be on the basis of dedicated experiments
[presentation (pdf: 5.8 MB)]
19:00 – 21:00Social Dinner

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Session 3: Session III

Chair: Christian LINSMEIER

09:00 – 10:00Kai NORDLUND (Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland)
Molecular dynamics simulations of plasma interaction with beryllium-based fusion reactor materials
[presentation (pdf: 2.3 MB)]
10:00 – 11:00Stephan IRLE (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States of America)
Towards accurate approximate density functional theory potentials for beryllium-plasma interactions
[presentation (pdf: 22.9 MB)]
11:00 – 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30Michael PROBST (Institute for Ion Physics and Applied Physics, Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
Quantum chemical and molecular dynamics simulations of plasma interaction with pure and hydrogenated beryllium surfaces
[presentation (pdf: 1.1 KB)]
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
Session 4: Session IV

Chair: Kai NORDLUND

14:00 – 14:40Derek HEPBURN (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
Materials science in the Nu-FuSE project: nuclear fusion simulations at exascale
[presentation (pdf: 586.9 KB)]
14:40 – 15:10Hyun-Kyung CHUNG (IAEA)
Databases and knowledge base for plasma-matter interaction for fusion
[presentation (pdf: 1.6 MB)]
15:10 – 15:30Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:30Discussion (all participants): Organization of a database for beryllium surfaces

Friday, 28 September 2012

Session 5: Session V
09:00 – 12:00Discussion (all participants): Development of workplans
12:00 – 13:30Lunch
Session 6: Session VI
13:30 – 15:30Drafting of the meeting report; meeting close

Presentations

Dmitry BORODIN (Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), Germany)
Development of models for plasma interactions with Be on the basis of dedicated experiments
[presentation (pdf: 5.8 MB)]

Bastiaan BRAAMS (Centrum Wiskunde and Informatica, Netherlands)
CRP and meeting objectives
[presentation (pdf: 787.8 KB)]

Hyun-Kyung CHUNG (National Fusion Research Institute, South Korea)
Databases and knowledge base for plasma-matter interaction for fusion
[presentation (pdf: 1.6 MB)]

Paul COAD (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, United Kingdom)
Experience with beryllium at JET
[presentation (pdf: 1.5 MB)]

Russell DOERNER (Center for Energy Research, UCSD, United States of America)
Plasma interactions with beryllium surfaces at PISCES
[presentation (pdf: 2.9 MB)]

Derek HEPBURN (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
Materials science in the Nu-FuSE project: nuclear fusion simulations at exascale
[presentation (pdf: 586.9 KB)]

Stephan IRLE (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States of America)
Towards accurate approximate density functional theory potentials for beryllium-plasma interactions
[presentation (pdf: 22.9 MB)]

Christian LINSMEIER (Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), Germany)
Fundamental aspects of beryllium compound formation and erosion and hydrogen retention in beryllium
[presentation (pdf: 4.2 MB)]

Steven LISGO
Beryllium erosion and tritium retention in ITER
[presentation (pdf: 6.4 MB)]

Kai NORDLUND (Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland)
Molecular dynamics simulations of plasma interaction with beryllium-based fusion reactor materials
[presentation (pdf: 2.3 MB)]

Michael PROBST (Institute for Ion Physics and Applied Physics, Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
Quantum chemical and molecular dynamics simulations of plasma interaction with pure and hydrogenated beryllium surfaces
[presentation (pdf: 1.1 KB)]