Development of ITER relevant laser techniques for deposited layer characterisation and tritium inventory

A. Malaquias , V. Philipps , A. Huber , A. Hakola , J. Likonen , J. Kolehmainen , S. Tervakangas , M. Aints , P. Paris , M. Laan , A. Lissovski , S. Almaviva , L. Caneve , F. Colao , G. Maddaluno , M. Kubkowska , P Gąsior , H.J. van der Meiden , A.R. Lof , P.A. Zeijlmans van Emmichoven , P. Petersson , M. J. Rubel , Elżbieta Fortuna-Zaleśna , Q. Xiao


Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) is a potential candidate to monitor the layer composition and fuel retention during and after plasma shots on specific locations of the main chamber and divertor of ITER. This method is being investigated in a cooperative research programme on plasma devices such as TEXTOR, FTU, MAGNUM-PSI and in other various laboratorial experiments. In this paper LIBS results from targets of D–H-rich carbon films and mixed W–Al–C deposits on bulk tungsten substrates are reported (simulating ITER-like deposits with Al as proxy for Be). Two independent methods, one to determine the relative elemental composition and the other the absolute contents of the target based on the experimental LIBS signals are proposed. The results show that LIBS has the capability to provide the relative concentrations of the elements on the deposited layer when the experimental conditions on the targets surface are identical to the calibration samples.
Author A. Malaquias
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, V. Philipps
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, A. Huber
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, A. Hakola
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, J. Likonen
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, J. Kolehmainen
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, S. Tervakangas
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, M. Aints
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, P. Paris
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, M. Laan
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et al.`
Journal seriesJournal of Nuclear Materials, ISSN 0022-3115
Issue year2013
Publication size in sheets0.5
ASJC Classification2104 Nuclear Energy and Engineering; 2500 General Materials Science; 3106 Nuclear and High Energy Physics
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)40
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 30.0, 10-06-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 40.0, 10-06-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 21; Scopus Citations = 23; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2013 = 1.947; WoS Impact Factor: 2013 = 2.016 (2) - 2013=2.09 (5)
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