Hydrogen Isotopes Accountancy and Storage Technology

수소동위원소 계량·공급기술

  • 구대서 (한국원자력연구원 핵주기공정개발부) ;
  • 정흥석 (한국원자력연구원 핵주기공정개발부) ;
  • 정동유 (한국원자력연구원 핵주기공정개발부) ;
  • 이정민 (한국원자력연구원 핵주기공정개발부) ;
  • 윤세훈 (국가핵융합연구소 이터한국사업단) ;
  • 조승연 (국가핵융합연구소 이터한국사업단) ;
  • 정기정 (국가핵융합연구소 이터한국사업단)
  • Received : 2012.01.26
  • Accepted : 2012.02.24
  • Published : 2012.02.28


Hydrogen isotopes accountancy and storage are important functions in a nuclear fusion fuel cycle. The hydrogen isotopes are safely stored in metal hydride beds. The tritium inventory of the bed is determined from the decay heat of tritium. The decay heat is measured by circulating helium through the metal hydride bed and measuring the resultant temperature increase of the helium flow. We are reporting our preliminary experimental results on the hydrogen isotopes accountancy and storage performance in a metal hydride bed.


Hydrogen isotope;Hydriding;Dehydriding;Nuclear fusion;Tritium inventory


Supported by : 교육과학기술부, 지식경제부


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