New development of research aimed at the realization of a nuclear fusion reactor. Grant in Aid for Scienrific Research for Priority Areas(2007 tp 2011) Tritium Science and Technolgy for Fusion Reactor
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Tritium Science and Technolgy for Fusion Reactor
Purpose and Meaning (Research outline)
Research Projects
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Organizing committee
Research organizer
Tetsuo Tanabe
(Professor of Kyushu University graduate school, Department of Engineering Science, Faculty of Engineering Science)

Committee members
Yoshio Ueda (Osaka University)
Toshihiko Yamanishi (Japan Atomic Energy Agency/JAEA)
Satoru Tanaka (University of Tokyo)
Yamato Asakura (National Institute for Fusion Science)
Satoshi Fukada (Kyushu University)
Masabumi Nishikawa (Kyushu University)
Ichiro Yamamoto (Nagoya University)

Advisory members
Osamu Motojima (National Institute for Fusion Science)
Michiya Shimada (Japan Atomic Energy Agency/JAEA)
Hideyuki Takatsu (Japan Atomic Energy Agency/JAEA)

Research item A "Collection and Removal of Inner-Core Tritium"
Research Project A01

Project Name
Experimental studies on in-vessel tritium inventory in complicated environment of fusion reactors.

Project leader
Yoshio Ueda
(Professor of school/Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)

Tomoaki Hino (Hokkaido University)
Noriyasu Ohno (Nagoya University)
Ikuji Takagi (Kyoto University)
Shinji Nagata (Tohoku University)
Tomohide Nakano (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Tetsuo Tanabe (Kyushu University)

Research Project A02

Project Name
Theory and code development for evaluation of tritium retention and exhaust in fusion reactor.

Project leader
Kaoru Ohya
(Professor of Institute of Technology and Science, The University of Tokushima)

Tadayoshi Ono (Okayama University of Science)
Takahiro Kenmotsu (Kibi International Universityr)
Yukihiro Tomita (National Institute for Fusion Science)
Hiroaki Nakamura (National Institute for Fusion Science)
Daiji Kato (National Institute for Fusion Science)
Katsuhiro Shimizu (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Hisato Kawashima (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Akiyoshi Hatayama (Keio University)

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Research item B "Explaining the behavior of Tritium and Nuclear Fusion Reactor Blankets"
Research Project B01

Project Name
Study of clarifying tritium transfer in materials of fusion reactor blanket and developing new processes for tritium recovery from fusion reactor system.

Project leader
Satoshi Fukada
(Professor of Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University)

Kenzo Munakata (Kyushu University)
Kazunari Katayama (Kyushu University)
Masabumi Nishikawa (Professor Emeritus of Kyushu University)
Mikio Enoeda (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Yoshinori Kawamura (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)

Research Project B02

Project Name
The behavior of tritium in melted high temperature blanket liquid; transparent leak prevention and recovery.

Project leader
Takayuki Terai
(Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo)

Akihiro Suzuki (University of Tokyo)
Tsuyoshi Hoshino (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Toshiharu Kubo (University of Tokyo)
Teruya Tanaka (National Institute for Fusion Science)
Kenichiro SHIMURA (University of Tokyo)

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Research item C"Safe containment of tritium from nuclear fusion reactors and technical development of leak prevention"
Research Project C01

Project Name
R&D on effect of chemical behaviors of high level tritium in organic compounds and water on tritium confinement.

Project leader
Toshihiko Yamanishi
(GL and Senior Scientist of Tritium Engineering Lab. GrEGL, Dept. of Fusion Engineering Research, Japan Atomic Energy Agency)

Takumi Hayashi (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Yasunori Iwai (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Kanetsugu Isobe (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Masanori Hara (Toyama University)
Takahiko Sugiyama (Nagoya University)
Kenji Okuno(Shizuoka University)

Research Project C02

Project Name
Tritium permeation, contamination and decontamination

Project leader
Yuji Hatano
(Professor of Hydrogen Isotope Research Center, University of Toyama)

Yuji Torikai (University of Toyama)
Yasuhisa Oya (Shizuoka University)
Takuji Oda (The University of Tokyo)
Satoru Tanaka (The University of Tokyo)
Hirofumi Nakamura (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Yamato Asakura (National Institute for Fusion Science)

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