Summary on the preliminary assessment of the T91 window performance in the MEGAPIE conditions

Y. Dai, C. Fazio, D. Gorse, F. Gröschel, J. Henry, A. Terlain, J.-B. Vogt, T. Auger, A. Gessi

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Abstract

The MEGAwatt PIlot Experiment (MEGAPIE) target is a liquid lead-bismuth eutectic neutron spallation target, which is considered as a key experiment for the development of accelerator driven systems to transmute high level nuclear waste. The target has been designed in the frame of an international collaboration and it will be installed and irradiated at the SINQ facility of the Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland. This paper summarises the experiments done to assess the performance of the MEGAPIE window material, which is made of martensitic steel T91. © 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)698 - 701
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume562
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2006
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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