Analysis of confinement strategies for a tokamak fusion reactor

Christian Girard, Jean-Philippe Gaillard, Gabriel Marbach, Gilio Cambi, Ian Cook, Lise-Lotte Johansson, Rainer Meyder, Julian Mustoe, Tonio Pinna

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The Safety and Environmental Assessment of Fusion Power (SEAFP) was performed in the framework of the European fusion program, whose results have already been published. The European Commission decided to continue this program for some identified issues that required development. One of these issues was the analysis and specification of the containment concepts that minimize accidental releases to the environment. To perform such an assessment, a methodology was followed to identify the most challenging accidental sequences in terms of containment integrity. The results of the accident selection and analysis that were performed during the extension of the SEAFP-2 program are given. Preliminary recommendations for the definition of a confinement strategy for tokamak fusion reactors are established.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96 - 107
Number of pages12
JournalFusion Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


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Girard, C., Gaillard, J-P., Marbach, G., Cambi, G., Cook, I., Johansson, L-L., ... Pinna, T. (2001). Analysis of confinement strategies for a tokamak fusion reactor. Fusion Technology, 39(1), 96 - 107.