15 December 2012

Filament Fracture in ITER Conductor under Cyclic Lorentz Force Loading

First direct evidence that filament fracture accompanies degradation of superconducting cables designed for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). The tokomak fusion reactor, now under construction in France, is an international collaboration crucial to future energy generation from nuclear fusion.


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  • Research Area: Superconductivity - Applied
  • Research Initiatives: Energy,Materials
  • Facility / Program: ASC
  • Year: 2012
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