Radiofrequency low-temperature plasma source for biomedical use

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The radiofrequency plasma source is a tool developed at Consorzio RFX (Italy) whose main research field is magnetically confined fusion plasmas. The plasma source is a handheld device producing a helium low-temperature atmospheric pressure plasma that creates active chemical species enabling biological and […]

Membrane processes for Hydrogen separation and production

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract These membrane devices have been developed at ENEA Frascati laboratories for separation of hydrogen isotopes from tritiated water. Applied to the production of H2 from biomass, the dehydrogenation process on which these devices are based, allows the achievement of higher hydrogen and syngas […]

3-D Mesoscale Soft X-ray microtomography for low contrast biological or soft samples, with control of the X-ray range

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract ENEA Laboratories in Frascati developed this mesoscale soft X-ray microtomography for reconstructing the 3-D structure of small, pretty transparent to X-rays objects, with moderate spatial resolution and very low contrast, like biological samples. Commercial microtomographs are not suitable for this application due to […]

Tungsten-based semi-finished products with high toughness, ductility, strength, and thermal conductivity

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Scientists at KIT have developed a strong know-how in the production of tungsten laminate semi-finished products for plates, pipes or foils. They are used for W-Cu Laminated cooling Pipes, Helium Cooled High Heat Flux Mock-ups and has found application in fusion under EFDA […]

Powder Injection Molding for large scale tungsten alloys parts

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Developed at KIT IAM-WK, this technology and know-how consist in metal or ceramic parts manufacturing via Powder Injection Molding and include the whole process chain (development, design and fabrication of a PIM tool, filling simulation, tailored feedstock preparation, injection molding, debinding and sintering. […]

Deposition of thick tungsten and high melting point materials coatings

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Plasma Spray is the most versatile of all the thermal spray processes and can be used to deposit very different materials, from metals to ceramics. RINA Consulting – CSM has a special equipment installed in Rome and is able to work in different […]

Oxidation resistant tungsten-based alloys for high temperature application

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract CEIT-IK4 is a non-profit research centre located in San Sebastian, Spain, whose main task is to carry out industrial research projects under contract, in collaboration with R&D departments of companies. CEIT-IK4 works on the development of Self-passivating tungsten-based alloys for the first wall […]

Synthesis of nanometric MoNbW alloy using self-propagating high- temperature synthesis

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Considering applications for plasma facing materials (PFM) in tokamak, the French laboratory LSPM has developed a new methodology for nanometric refractory tungsten alloys manufacruting with high homogeneity in composition. The originality of the invention consists in providing to the nanopowders interesting properties’ such […]

Toolbox for fast detection and tracking of dust particles in tokamaks

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Monitoring the dust within a tokamak is quite challenging: dust particles in the transitory state measure only few microns and despite their high thermal radiation are quite challenging to be characterized in terms of speed, acceleration and change of direction. For years the […]

Investigating radiation damage in materials using ion beams

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Considering the evolution of microstructures and material properties under extreme radiation conditions, the JANNuS facility has been developed at University Paris-Saclay that allow multi-scale modelling of radiation effects in materials with in situ observations of microstructure modifications. The versatility of conditions in terms […]