Advanced ICRF Antennas for Fusion Energy Devices

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-10ER85971
Agency Tracking Number: 94301
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: 67 b
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0000161
Small Business Information
Plasma Processes, Inc.
4914 Moores Mill Road, Huntsville, AL, 35811
DUNS: 799114574
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John O'Dell
 Mr.
 (256) 851-7653
 scottodell@plasmapros.com
Business Contact
 Angela Hattaway
Title: Miss.
Phone: (256) 851-7653
Email: ahattaway@plasmapros.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Abstract Ion cyclotron range of frequency (ICRF) heating is expected to be an important auxiliary heating source for ITER and future fusion reactors, where high Z metallic plasma facing components (PFCs) will be used. The compatibility of high Z PFCs with high power ICRF heating is of considerable interest. Recent experiments in Alcator C-Mod have focused on these issues. Currently, the ICRF antennas for Alcator C-Mod are produced by depositing copper on Inconel straps. However, copper

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