Second Research Coordination Meeting of the Steel Surfaces CRP

The 2nd Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP on Plasma-wall Interaction with Reduced-activation Steel Surfaces in Fusion Devices was held from 16 – 18 October 2017 at IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The Scientific Secretary was Christian Hill (Unit Head, Atomic and Molecular Data Unit, IAEA).

Meeting Report

Steel Surfaces CRP: RCM2 group photo


Monday, 16 October 2017

09:30 – 10:00Christian HILL: Welcome, introduction of the participants, adoption of the agenda
[presentation (pdf: 152.7 KB)]
10:00 – 10:40Peng WANG: Erosion and fuel retention of different RAFM steel grades
[presentation (pdf: 2.8 MB)]
10:40 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:40Wolfgang JACOB: Developments at IPP regarding sputtering of EUROFER
[presentation (pdf: 2.0 MB)]
11:40 – 12:30Discussion (all participants)
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 14:40Vadym MAKHLAI: Modification and alloying of steel surfaces exposed by powerful plasma streams
[presentation (pdf: 2.6 MB)]
14:40 – 15:20Russell DOERNER: Sputtering and D retention properties of RAFM steels under high-flux plasma exposure
[presentation (pdf: 2.9 MB)]
15:20 – 15:40Coffee Break
15:40 – 16:20Dmitry TERENTYEV: Interaction of high flux plasma with Fe and RAFM steels: experimental and computational assessment
[presentation (pdf: 2.9 MB)]
16:20 – 17:00Discussion (all participants)

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

09:30 – 10:10HIROOKA Yoshihiko: Hydrogen isotopes permeation through the tungsten-coated reduced activation steel first wall of a magnetic fusion reactor
[presentation (pdf: 4.7 MB)]
10:10 – 10:50Anna GOLUBEVA: Hydrogen retention in RAFMs – current status
[presentation (pdf: 3.1 MB)]
10:50 – 11:10Lunch
11:10 – 12:00Discussion (all participants)
12:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:30Discussion I: Review of measurements and diagnostic capabilities for erosion and surface composition; plans for coordinated experiments on erosion (all participants)
15:30 – 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30Discussion II: Review of measurements and diagnostic capabilities for hydrogen retention and migration; options for coordinated experiments (all participants)

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

09:00 – 10:30Discussion III: Update of the work plans (all participants)
10:30 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30Discussion IV: Closing review; sketch of meeting report; plans for next meeting