Lithium-metal infused trenches (LiMIT) for heat removal in fusion devices

D. N. Ruzic, W. Xu, D. Andruczyk, M. A. Jaworski

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Abstract

Observation of liquid lithium flow in metal trenches has been made using a lithium-metal infused trench (LiMIT) tile and is reported here. The flow is self-pumping and uses thermoelectric magnetohydrodynamics to remove heated lithium and replenish it at a lower temperature. Flow velocities have been measured and compared with theoretical predictions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number102002
JournalNuclear Fusion
Volume51
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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