16th TOFE Technical Program

Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Tuesday Morning - 8-10 AM (5 talks, 15, 30, or 25 min each)
Fusion Program Overviews (Kulcinski) - Lecture Hall
   8:00- 8:15   Kulcinski    Opening Statement and Program Overview  
PL-I-1   8:15-8:45   Schmitt   Large Energy Development Projects: Lessons Learned from Space and Politics  
PL-I-2   8:45-9:10    Davies   US MFE National Picture  
PL-I-3   9:10-9:35   Keane    Status of the US Inertial Confinement Fusion Program  
PL-I-4   9:35-10:00    Seki   Overview of Recent Japanese Activities in Fusion Technology  
Tuesday Morning - 10:30-12 AM (3 || sessions, 5 talks per session, 18 min each)
Engineering of Experimental Devices (Meade, Kellman) - Lecture Hall
O-I-1.1   10:30-10:48   Kellman    Advanced Control Techniques and High Performance Discharges on DIII-D  
O-I-1.2   10:48-11:06   Gasparotto   W7-X Progress  
O-I-1.3   11:06-11:24   Fonck   Recent progress of Low Aspect Ratio Machines  
O-I-1.4   11:24-11:42   Kaye   Progress in Technology at JET  
O-I-1.5   11:42-12:00   Simmons   Recent Progress in NCSX Design and Fabrication  
High Average Power Laser - Special Session (Sethian, Blanchard) - Hall of Ideas-H
O-I-2.1   10:30-10:48   Sethian   The Path to Develop Laser Fusion Energy  
O-I-2.2   10:48-11:06   Jones   KrF Laser Drivers for Initial Fusion Energy  
O-I-2.3   11:06-11:24   Bibeau   Diode-Pumped Solid-State Laser Driver for Inertial Fusion Energy  
O-I-2.4   11:24-11:42   Dragojlovic   Effects of Chamber Geometry and Gas Properties on Hydrodynamic Evolution of IFE Chambers  
O-I-2.5   11:42-12:00   Blanchard   Development of a Dry Wall Concept for Laser IFE Chamber  
Socioeconomics, Safety, Radwaste, and Licensing (Taylor, Sheffield) - Hall of Ideas-E
O-I-3.1   10:30-10:48   Sheffield    Future World Energy Demand and Supply: China and India and the Potential Role of Fusion Energy  
O-I-3.2   10:48-11:06   Petti   Status of Safety and Environmental Activities in the US Fusion Program  
O-I-3.3   11:06-11:24   El-Guebaly    Evolution of Clearance Standards and Implications for Radwaste Management of Fusion Power Plants  
O-I-3.4   11:24-11:4   Taylor   Key Issues for the Safety and Licensing of Fusion  
O-I-3.5   11:42-12:00   D'haeseleer   Fusion Power; a Strategic Choice for the Future Energy Provision. Why is so Much Time Wasted for Decision Making?  
Tuesday Afternoon - 3:30 - 5:30 PM (3 || sessions, 6 talks per session, 20 min each)
Power Plant Studies (Waganer, Rochau) - Lecture Hall
O-I-4.1   3:30-3:50   Najmabadi   ARIES-IFE Assessment of Operational Windows for IFE Power Plants  
O-I-4.2   3:50-4:10    Cook   European Fusion Power Plant Studies  
O-I-4.3   4:10-4:30   Wilson    Synergies between the Generation IV and Advanced Fusion Power Plants  
O-I-4.4   4:30-4:50   Meade   FIRE, A Test Bed for ARIES-RS/AT Advanced Physics and Plasma Technology  
O-I-4.5   4:50-5:10   Rochau   Progress Toward Development of an IFE Power Plant Using Z-Pinch Technology  
O-I-4.6   5:10-5:30   Dolan   Helical Fusion Power Plant Economics Studies  
ITER Test Blanket Modules - Special Session (Abdou, Sawan) - Hall of Ideas-H
O-I-5.1   3:30-3:50   Chuyanov    Interface of Blanket Testing and ITER design  
O-I-5.2   3:50-4:10   Abdou   Blanket Testing Issues and Requirements  
O-I-5.3   4:10-4:30   Boccaccini   European Test strategy for Test blanket modules to be tested in ITER  
O-I-5.4   4:30-4:50   Enoeda    Plans and Strategy for ITER Blanket Testing in Japan  
O-I-5.5   4:50-5:10   Morley   Thermofluid Magnetohydrodynamic Issues for Liquid Breeders  
O-I-5.6   5:10-5:30   Ying   Engineering Scaling Requirements for Solid Breeder Blanket Testing  
Non-Electric Applications (Schultz, Santarius) - Hall of Ideas-E
O-I-6.1   3:30-3:50   Schultz   Fusion Production of Hydrogen; How Fusion Energy Can Fuel the Hydrogen Economy  
O-I-6.2   3:50-4:10   Konishi   Potential Fusion Market for Hydrogen Production Under Environmental Constraints  
O-I-6.3   4:10-4:30   Stacey    Tokamak Neutron Source Based Spent Nuclear Fuel Transmutation Reactors  
O-I-6.4   4:30-4:50   Yoshikawa   Research and Development of Landmine Detection System by a Compact Fusion Neutron Source  
O-I-6.5   4:50-5:10    Miley   RF Ion Source-Driven IEC Design and Operation  
O-I-6.6   5:10-5:30   Santarius    Overview of University of Wisconsin Inertial-Electrostatic Confinement Fusion Research  
Wednesday, September 15, 2004
Wednesday Morning - 8-10 AM (4 talks, 30 min each)
Fusion Development and Near-Term Facilities (El-Guebaly) - Lecture Hall
PL-II-1   8:00-8:30   Dean    Historical Perspective on the United States Fusion Program  
PL-II-2   8:30-9:00   Iotti   The Role of Industry in Fusion Development  
PL-II-3   9:00-9:30   Wuest   The National Ignition Facility: Laser Performance and First Experiments  
PL-II-4   9:30-10:00   Andreani   European Technological Effort in Preparation for ITER Construction  
Wednesday Morning - 10:30-12 AM (3 || sessions, 5 talks per session, 18 min each)
ARIES Compact Stellarator - Special Session (Najmabadi, Cook) - Lecture Hall
O-II-1.1   10:30-10:48   Najmabadi   Exploration of Compact Stellarators as Power Plants: Initial Results from ARIES-CS Study  
O-II-1.2   10:48-11:06   Garabedian   Reactors with Stellarator Stability and Tokamak Transport  
O-II-1.3   11:06-11:24   Lyon   Optimization of Stellarator Reactor Parameters  
O-II-1.4   11:24-11:42   Raffray   Attractive Design Approaches for a Compact Stellarator Power Plant  
O-II-1.5   11:42-12:00   El-Guebaly    Benefits of Radial Build Minimization and Requirements Imposed on ARIES-CS Stellarator Design  
Target Development and IFE Technology (Goodin, Peterson) - Hall of Ideas-H
O-II-2.1   10:30-10:48   Goodin   Demonstrating a Target Supply for Inertial Fusion Energy  
O-II-2.2   10:48-11:06   Norimatsu   Development of target fabrication and injection for Laser Fusion in Japan  
O-II-2.3   11:06-11:24   Moses    High Energy Density Simulations for IFE Reactor Design  
O-II-2.4   11:24-11:42   Callahan   Target Designs for Heavy Ion Inertial Fusion Energy  
O-II-2.5   11:42-12:00   Streit   Fabrication of Overcoated Divinylbenzene (DVB) Shells  
Latest Technology and Tritium System (Dean, Cadwallader) - Hall of Ideas-E
O-II-3.1   10:30-10:48   Hosogane   Recent Technological Progress for Advanced Tokamak Research in JT-60U and JFT-2M  
O-II-3.2   10:48-11:06   Lucon    An Integrated Approach to Fusion Material Research at SCK-CEN  
O-II-3.3   11:06-11:24   Cadwallader   Comparison of Tritium Component Failure Rate Data  
O-II-3.4   11:24-11:42   Burruss   Development in Remote Collaboration and Distributed Computing  
O-II-3.5   11:42-12:00    Putvinskaya   Information Technology Systems for Fusion Industry and ITER project  
Wednesday Afternoon - 3:30 - 5:30 PM (3 || sessions, 6 talks per session, 20 min each)
US Contributions to ITER - Special Session (Baker, Ulrickson) - Lecture Hall
O-II-4.1   3:30-3:50   Antaya   The ITER CS Magnet System  
O-II-4.2   3:50-4:10   Ulrickson   Proposed US Participation in Fabrication of the First Wall and Shield for ITER  
O-II-4.3   4:10-4:30   Rasmussen   ITER Ion Cyclotron Heating and Fueling Systems  
O-II-4.4   4:30-4:50   Vernon   ITER ECH System and US ECH Program for ITER  
O-II-4.5   4:50-5:10   Petti   Future US ITER Safety Studies  
O-II-4.6   5:10-5:30   Dogruel   ITER Plasma Exhaust Processing System  
Breeding Blanket Development (Raffray, Sviatoslavsky) - Hall of Ideas-H
O-II-5.1   3:30-3:50   Enoeda    Development of Solid Breeder Blanket at JAERI  
O-II-5.2   3:50-4:10   Fischer   EU Blanket Design Activities and Neutronics Support Efforts  
O-II-5.3   4:10-4:30   Wong    Assessment of Liquid Breeder First Wall and blanket Options for the DEMODesign  
O-II-5.4   4:30-4:50   Sawan    Neutronics Assessment of Molten Salt Breeding Blanket Design Options  
O-II-5.5   4:50-5:10   Sagara   Innovative Liquid Blanket Design Activities in Japan  
O-II-5.6   5:10-5:30   Raffray   Ceramic Breeder Blanket for ARIES-CS  
IFE Designs and Technology (Meier, Olson) - Hall of Ideas-E
O-II-6.1   3:30-3:50   Olson   Development Path for Z Pinch IFE  
O-II-6.2   3:50-4:10   Meier   Update on Progress and Challenges in the Development of Heavy Ion Fusion  
O-II-6.3   4:10-4:30   Wurden   Overview of Magneto-Inertial Fusion  
O-II-6.4   4:30-4:50   Mima   Present Status of Fast Ignition Research and Prospects of FIREX Project  
O-II-6.5   4:50-5:10   Yu   The Modular Approach to Heavy-Ion Fusion  
O-II-6.6   5:10-5:30    Peterson   Dynamics of Liquid-Protected Fusion Chambers  
Thursday, September 16, 2004
Thursday Morning - 8-10 AM (3 || sessions, 6 talks per session, 20 min each)
Materials Development (Zinkle, Kohyama) - Lecture Hall
O-III-1.1   8:00-8:20   Zinkle   Overview of the US Fusion Materials Sciences Program  
O-III-1.2   8:20-8:40   Diegele   European Fusion Materials Research Program - Recent Results and Future Strategy  
O-III-1.3   8:40-9:00   Kohyama    Recent Accomplishments and Future Prospects of Materials R & D in Japan  
O-III-1.4   9:00-9:20   Larbalestier    New Superconductors for Fusion Magnets  
O-III-1.5   9:20-9:40   Konys   Status of Tritium Permeation Barrier Development in the EU  
O-III-1.6   9:40-10:00    Pint   Recent Progress Addressing Compatibility Issues Relevant to Fusion Environments  
High Heat Flux Components (Seki, Hassanein) - Hall of Ideas-H
O-III-2.1   8:00-8:20   Brooks   Overview of ALPS Program  
O-III-2.2   8:20-8:40   Linke   EU Developments of High Heat-flux Components  
O-III-2.3   8:40-9:00   Hassanein   Plasma/Liquid-Metal Interactions during Tokamak Operation  
O-III-2.4   9:00-9:20   Snead    IFE First Wall Survival: Development and Testing of a Refractory Armored Ferritic  
O-III-2.5   9:20-9:40   Mirnov    The Use of Ga and Li as Limiter Materials in T-3M and T-11M Tokamaks  
O-III-2.6   9:40-10:00   Renk   Laser Inertial Fusion Dry-Wall Materials Exposure to X-rays and Ions  
Nuclear Technology Experiments and Testing (Abdel-Khalik, Anderson) - Hall of Ideas-E
O-III-3.1   8:00-8:20   Peng   Emgineering and Physics Assessments of Spherical Torus Component Test Facility  
O-III-3.2   8:20-8:40   Abdel-Khalik    An Overview of the Fluid Dynamics Aspects of Liquid Protection Schemes for Fusion Systems  
O-III-3.3   8:40-9:00   Sugimoto   Recent Progress of Design & Development of IFMIF Activities  
O-III-3.4   9:00-9:20   Morley   Progress on Liquid Metal MHD Free Surface Flow Modeling and Experiments  
O-III-3.5   9:20-9:40   Anderson    Protection of IFE First Wall Surfaces from Impulsive Loading by Multiple Liquid Layers  
O-III-3.6   9:40-10:00   Rodriguez   Z-Pinch Power Plant Shock Mitigation Experiments and Analysis  
Thursday Morning - 10:30-12 AM (3 talks, 30 min each)
The ITER Project (Callen) - Lecture Hall
PL-III-1   10:30-11:00   Barabaschi   ITER Status  
PL-III-2   11:00-11:30   Sauthoff   US ITER Project Activities  
PL-III-3   11:30-12:00   Baker   Relation of US VLT Program to ITER  
-   12:00-12:10   Kulcinski    Wrap-up