Nuclear Technology Fusion Reactors (NTFR TCP)

The NTFR TCP conducts research experiments on key components of fusion power plants, in particular those close to the fusion plasma. 

Lithium pebbles used to extract tritium from the fusion process, one of the promising materials for the future DEMO reactors (left: pebbles, right: pebble surface).*

Activities

  • Liquid breeding blankets
  • Neutronics
  • Plasma-facing components
  • Plasma surface interactions
  • Solid breeding blankets
  • Tritium processing

Participants

Contracting Parties: 8


Website

http://www.iea-ntfr.net/

* Photo courtesy of Masato Akiba, Japan Atomic Energy Agency

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