Investigations of Materials under High Repetition and Intense Fusion Pulses, Paperback / softback Book

Investigations of Materials under High Repetition and Intense Fusion Pulses Paperback / softback

Edited by International Atomic Energy Agency



This publication presents experimental simulations of plasma-surface interaction phenomena at extreme conditions as expected in a fusion reactor, using dedicated test bed devices such as dense plasma focus, particle accelerators, plasma accelerators and plasma guns.

It includes the investigation of the mechanism of material damage during transient heat loads on materials and addresses, in particular, the performance and adequacy of tungsten as plasma facing material for the next step fusion devices, such as ITER and fusion demonstration power plants.

The publication is a compilation of the main results and findings of an IAEA coordinated research project on investigations on materials under high repetition and intense fusion pulses, conducted in the period 2011-2016 and provides a practical knowledge base for scientists and engineers carrying out activities in the plasma-material surface interaction area.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 300 pages
  • Publisher: IAEA
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  • Category: Plasma physics
  • ISBN: 9789201082176


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