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 […]

First-wall component for a nuclear fusion reactor

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract A leading European research institution, FZ Jülich, has developed a first-­‐wall (i.e. plasma‐facing) composite component for use in a nuclear fusion reactor. The component comprises a fibre­‐reinforced graphite heat shield with a lead­‐through that contains a CuCrZr alloy cooling tube. The component is […]

Functionally Graded Materials (FGMs)

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract A functionally graded transition between two materials with different material properties like thermal expansion increases the reliability of the connection between the two materials and provides the ability to control deformation, dynamic response, wear, corrosion, etc. FGMs can be used to connect many […]

Improved Carbon Fibre Composite

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The technology presented is a novel carbon  fibre  composite  structure  with a substantially reduced erosion rate when used on surfaces subjected to heating by high velocity particle flows. The innovation  relates  to  the  arrangement  of  the  sewing  and  web  fibres  while  maintaining the […]

Metal Pipe as a Structural Component

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The technology is related to the use of metal  pipes  constructed  from  several  layers  of  metal  foil  as  structural components, and the process for their manufacture. The original use of these is in nuclear fusion reactors, for which they  have  been  successfully  tested and  where  such  […]

Axial Potential Separator suitable for Cryotechnics

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The technology innovation is a new electrical potential separator for cryotechnics. It is applicable particularly to electrically isolating areas, in which different potentials occur. The device consists of a dielectric tube e.g. made of polyimide, which still isolates when subjected to low temperatures […]

Technology for producing and utilising a protective layer on martensitic steel

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Martensitic steel is often used when high toughness Steel with high formability is required. When such steel is used in fusion experiments, a layer to protect against losses (diffusion) of Tritium is required. The invention is a production process in which these material […]