The 2nd International Symposium on Lithium Applications for Fusion Devices

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Program for the 2nd International Symposium
on Lithium Applications for Fusion Devices
April 27-29, 2011
Lyman Spitzer Building, M. B. Gottlieb Auditorium
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Princeton, NJ, USA

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April 27, 2011:

8:20 Registration at PPPL

8:40 Welcome, S. Prager, Director, PPPL

Welcome, S. Eckstrand, NSTX Program Manager, OFES, DOE.

Announcement: Local organizer

Session I-A. Lithium in Magnetic Confinement Experiments Overview Talks: [8:50 – 10:20] [Chair: Y. Hirooka]

8:50 – 9:20 H. W. Kugel: NSTX Plasma Operation with a Liquid Lithium Divertor

9:20 – 9:50 J.S. Hu: New progresses of lithium coating or plasma facing material in ASIPP

9:50 – 10:20 R. Majeski: Recent Results from the Lithium Tokamak eXperiment (LTX)

10:20 – 10:35 Coffee Break


Session I-B. Lithium in Magnetic Confinement Experiments Overview Talks: [10:35 – 12:35] [Chair: M. Bell]

10:35 – 11:05 S.V. Mirnov: Li collection experiments on T-11M and T-10 in framework of Li closed loop concept

11:05 – 11:35 G. Mazzitelli: Plasma behavior in presence of a liquid lithium limiter

11:35 – 12:05 F.L. Tabaès: Recycling and Sputtering Studies in Hydrogen and Helium Plasmas under Lithiated Walls in TJ-II

12:05 – 12:35 P. Innocente: Lithization on RFX-mod reversed field pinch experiment

12:35 – 1:30 Lunch


Session II-A. Lithium in Magnetic Confinement Topical Experiments: [1:30 – 3:20] [Chair: G. Mazzitelli]

1:30 – 1:50 V. A. Soukhanovskii: Recycling, Pumping and Divertor Plasma-Material Interactions with evaporated lithium coatings in NSTX

1:50 – 2:10 M. A. Jaworski: Modification of the Electron Energy Distribution Function during Lithium Experiments on the National Spherical Torus Experiment

2:10 – 2:25 J. Kallman: Determination of Effective Sheath Heat Transmission Coefficient in NSTX Discharges with Applied Lithium Coatings

2:25 – 2:45 A.G. McLean: Liquid Lithium Divertor surface temperature dynamics and edge plasma modification under plasma-induced heating and lithium pre-heating

2:45 – 3:05 R. Nygren: Thermal Modeling of the Surface Temperatures on the Liquid Lithium Divertor in NSTX

3:05 – 3:20 F. Scotti: Surface reflectivity and carbon source studies with the Liquid Lithium Divertor in NSTX

3:20 – 3:40 Coffee Break


Session II-B. Lithium in Magnetic Confinement Topical Experiments: [3:40 – 5:30] [Chair: S. Mirnov]

3:40 – 4:00 R. Maingi: Effect of Lithium Coatings on Edge Plasma Profiles, Transport, and ELM Stability in NSTX

4:00 – 4:20 V. Surla: Characterization of transient particle loads during lithium experiments on the National Spherical Torus Experiment

4:20 – 4:40 D. Frigione: High Density and Pellet Injection Experiments with Lithium Coated Wall on FTU Tokamak

4:40 – 5:00 A. V. Vertkov: Status and prospect for the development of Liquid Lithium Limiters for Stellarotor TJ-II

5:00 – 5:15 E. Granstedt : Effect of Lithium Wall Conditioning and Impurities in LTX

5:15 – 5:30 D.P. Lundberg : Fueling of LTX Plasmas with Lithium Plasma Facing Components

POSTER PRESENTATION: C.H. Skinner: Plasma facing surface composition during Li evaporation on NSTX and LTX

Symposium Banquet (April 27: 7:00 – 9:30 pm)

Holiday Inn Princeton
100 Independence Way, Princeton, NJ 08540, (609) 520-1200



April 28, 2011:

Session III-A. Special Liquid Lithium Technology Session: [8:30 – 10:20] [Chair: F.L. Tabarès]

8:30 – 9:00 A. Ying: Summary of current R&D efforts for liquid metal based blankets and ITER TBM

9:00 – 9:30 M. Kondo: Improvement of compatibility of liquid metals Li and Pb-17LI

9:30 – 10:00 Y. Hirooka: Cluster/Aerosol Formation and Hydrogen Co-deposition by Colliding Ablation Plasma Plumes of Lithium and Lead

10:00 – 10:20 M. Kondo: Hydrogen transports at interface between gas bubbling and liquid breeders

10:20 – 10:40 Coffee Break


Session III-B. Special Liquid Lithium Technology Session: [10:40 – 12:20] [Chair: C. Skinner]

10:40 – 11:10 F. Groeschel : The IFMIF Target Facility engineering design and the validation of key issues within the IFMIF-EVEDA Project

11:10 – 11:30 G.Miccichè: Status of the activities for the development of the remote handling techniques for the maintenance of IFMIF target assembly system

11:30 – 11:50 D. Bernardi: IFMIF Lithium Target

11:50 – 12:20 I. Lyublinski: Module of Lithium Divertor for KTM Tokamak

POSTER PRESENTATION M. Narula: Fast flowing liquid lithium divertor concept for NSTX

12:20 – 1:20 Lunch


Session IV. Lithium Laboratory Test Stands:[1:20 – 3:05] [Chair: R. Kaita]

1:20 – 1:45 J.P. Allain: Lithium-based surfaces controlling Fusion plasma behavior at the plasma-material interface

1:45 – 2:00 C.N. Taylor: Deciphering energetic deuterium ion interactions with lithiated ATJ graphite

2:00 – 2:15 T. Abrams: Investigation of LLD Test Sample Performance Under High Heat Loads

2:15 – 2:35 B.V. Kuteev: Lithium technologies for edge plasma control

2:35 – 2:50 A.B. Martín: Electrical characteristics of lithium surfaces exposed to a plasma

2:50 – 3:05 B. Rais: Lithium particle detector for fusion applications

POSTER PRESENTATION: S. Jung: Laboratory Investigation of an Effect of Lithium on ICRF Antenna in DEVeX

POSTER PRESENTATION: N.R. Murray: Capillary Wicking of Lithium on Laser-Textured Surfaces

POSTER PRESENTATION: J. R. Tinberlake: NSTX Liquid Lithium in Vacuo Delivery System

3:05 – 3:20 Coffee Break


Session V. Lithium Theory / Modeling / Comments [3:20 – 5:30] [Chair: J. Menard]

3:20 – 3:45 P. S. Krstic: Dynamics of deuterium retention and sputtering of Li-C-O surfaces

3:45 – 4:05 J.N. Brooks : Modeling of plasma/lithium-surface interactions in NSTX: status and key issues”

4:05 – 4:25 G. Szepes: Turbulent Transport in Lithium Doped Fusion Plasmas

4:25 – 4:50 C.S. Chang: Kinetic understanding of Neoclassical Lithium Transport

4:50 – 5:10 R.D. Smirnov: Modeling of lithium dust injection and wall conditioning effects on edge plasmas with DUSTT/UEDGE code

5:10– 5:30 M. Ono: Recent progress of NSTX lithium research and opportunities for magnetic fusion research

April 29, 2011:

Session VI. Innovative Lithium Applications: [8:30 – 10:45] [Chair: H. Kugel]

8:30 – 8:50 I. Tazhibayeva: Study of Processes of Hydrogen Isotope Interaction with Lithium CPS

8:50 – 9:15 D. Ruzic: Lithium / Molybdenum Infused Trenches (LiMIT): A heat removal concept for the NSTX inner divertor

9:15 – 9:35 L. E. Zakharov: Design guidance for the flowing lithium systems in tokamaks

9:35 – 9:55 D. K. Mansfield: Pacing Small ELMs at High Frequency using Spherical Lithium Granules and a Dropper / Impeller Injection Technology

9:55 – 10:15 D. Andruczyk: Electrostatic Lithium Injector (ELI)

10:15 – 10:35 R. Goldston: Draft Mission and Specifications for an Integrated PMI-PFC Test Stand

10:35 – 10:50 Y.M. Goh: Concept Development and Engineering Considerations of a Steady-State Lithium-Coated Divertor

POSTER PRESENTATION: S.W. Brown: 6Li – An Enabling Material for Fusion

POSTER PRESENTATION: Abraham Sternlieb: 6Li – Making turn toward fusion development


10:50 – 11:00 Coffee Break


Session VII. Panel Discussion: Is lithium PFC viable in magnetic fusion reactors such as ITER? [11:00 – 12:30] [Panel Members: R. Goldston, F. Groeschel, Y. Hirooka, S. Mirnov, G. Mazzitelli, M. Ono (Chair), D. Ruzic, F. L. Tabarés, A. Ying]

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch


Session VIII. Poster Session: [1:30 – 3:30] at the PPPL LSB Lobby [Chair: R. Kaita, Deputy: M. Bell]

Session IX. Concluding Session: [3:30 – 4:30]

Tour of NSTX (H. Kugel, M. Bell), LTX (R. Majeski) and Lithium Test Stands (R. Kaita, D. Mansfield) (4:30 pm – 5:30 pm)







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