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ASSOCIATION EURATOM HELLENIC REPUBLIC (and CYPRUS) (HELLAS) FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY-HELLAS NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH “DEMOKRITOS”

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1 ASSOCIATION EURATOM HELLENIC REPUBLIC (and CYPRUS) (HELLAS) FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY-HELLAS NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH “DEMOKRITOS” RESEARCH INSTITUTES NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF THESSALY ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS UNIVERSITY OF IOANNINA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF CRETE UNIVERSITIES FP8 Roadmap

2 Activities Objectives 1234 Heating & Current Drive (EC, LH and IC) Gyrotrons Fuelling and Pumping Transport and Turbulence MHD Diagnostics Materials (*), Neutron Sources (*) (*) EXPERIMENTAL CAPABILITIES CHARACTER OF THE ACTIVITIES THEORY AND MODELING (2/3) CODE DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING (1/3) FP8 Roadmap

3 o Development of the European Gyrotron for ITER 2.7, 2.0, 1.5 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) F4E Grant Collaborations: Gyrotron Test Bed at EPFL, Gyrotron Laboratory at KIT-Karlsruhe Objective 1 FP8 Roadmap

4 o Kinetic formulation of RF induced current drive and heating (EC and LH relevant) at a low collisionality regime 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective TG-HCD (and EFDA-PPP&T) Collaborations: PSFC-MIT o Modules on EC/IC/LH propagation. Emphasis on NTMs  Asymptotic vs full-wave simulation of EM wave propagation in tokamak plasmas (HPC-FF)  Investigation of localized electron cyclotron current drive for NTM and ELM control  Modules on plasma control (HFA) 4, 8, 4 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective TG-HCD, TG-DIA, TG-MHD (and EFDA-PPP&T) Collaborations: IPP-Garching, FOM, PSFC-MIT o Investigation of CD in the core of the toroidally confined plasma by utilizing of two EC waves with a frequency difference in the range of LH 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective TG-H&CD (and EFDA-PPP&T) Collaborations: KIT-Karlsruhe (possible collaboration), MIT-PSFC Objectives 2 and 4 FP8 Roadmap

5 o Scattering of radio frequency waves by edge density blobs and fluctuations 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective TG-HCD, TG-TRA (and EFDA-PPP&T) Collaborations: PSFC-MIT  Extension of equilibrium codes to ITER and DEMO accessible plasma flows in the framework of the Integrated- Tokamak-Modelling Task Force on the basis of a generalized Grad-Shafranov equation.  Identification of flow and flow shear stabilizing effects in connection with the resistive wall mode and neoclassical tearing mode for ITER and DEMO.  Impact of equilibrium magnetic field asymmetries on ITER and DEMO confinement with plasma flow. 3, 6, 3 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective ITM-MHD, TG-MHD (and EFDA-PPP&T) o Kinetic versus MHD and particle-based modeling of plasma transport at the edge (ELMs and H-L transitions) in the presence of turbulence, non- axysymmetric perturbations and RF waves. 3, 6, 3 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective TG-MHD, TG-TRA (and EFDA-PPP&T) Collaborations: PSFC-MIT Objective 2 and 4 FP8 Roadmap

6 o High Hartmann number simulations for various TBM designs 0.5, 1, 0.5 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective o 3D MHD Pellet Modelling with collisions of alpha particles with pellets 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective TG-MHD, TG-P-F (and EFDA-PPP&T) o On-line identification of the pumping systems of ITER and DEMO 2, 4, 2 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) TG-P-F (and EFDA-PPP&T) Objective 2 and 4 o Prediction of structural steels behavior in fusion environment Radiation damage effects in model FeCr alloys Agglomeration & short range order in model FeCr alloys Magnetic properties of model FeCr alloys o Nanostructured steels [Determination of structural & physical properties of new nanostructured (e.g. ODS) materials] o Protection and diffusion barrier coatings [Development of protection coatings for plasma facing materials] 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) per objective TG-MAT (and EFDA-PPP&T) FP8 Roadmap

7 ITER Operators ---23AUG, TEXTOR, JET, TCV ITER analysts233ITM development (general theory and modeling) Doctoral students121612In collaboration with other associations Masters/graduate engineers 7107 Number trained Facility FP7+2FP8FP8+2 Objective 3 FP8 Roadmap Means: Fusion Physics and Technology Schools (10 consecutive) Adapted Curricula FUSENET membership

8 o Ignition of fusion reactors by pellet injection 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) EFDA-PPP&T o Investigations on innovative concepts for gyrotron upgrading. 1, 1, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) EFDA-PPP&T Collaborations: Gyrotron Laboratory at KIT-Karlsruhe, MIT-PSFC o Improvement of theoretical modelling and of existing numerical tools towards the design and simulation of 4 MW coaxial gyrotrons. 1.8, 2.5, 3.0 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) EFDA-PPP&T Collaborations: Gyrotron Laboratory at KIT-Karlsruhe, MIT-PSFC Objective 4 exclusively o Materials qualification and modeling for plasma facing walls 2, 4, 2 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) EFDA-PPP&T FP8 Roadmap

9 o An alternative pulsed and mono-energetic laser based neutron source 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) EFDA-PPP&T Collaborations: Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, CEA,Saclay, Paris, Bordeaux o Neutralization of high kinetic energy negative ions (H and/or D) employing photo-attachement techniques for DEMO application 1, 2, 1 ppy (FP7+2, FP8, FP8+2) EFDA-PPP&T Collaborations: Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, CEA,Saclay, Paris, Bordeaux Objective 4 exclusively FP8 Roadmap

10 FP7+2FP8FP8+2 Obj Obj. 2 & Obj. 4 excl EFFORT TO BE INVESTED (ppy) (TENTATIVE) FP8 Roadmap


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