Plasma and Fusion Research

Volume 10, 3402044 (2015)

Regular Articles

Preparation for Lower Port Integration Engineering for ITER Diagnostic Systems in JADA
Sin-iti KITAZAWA, Toshiyuki MARUYAMA, Hiroaki OGAWA, Kiyoshi ITAMI and Natalia CASAL1)
Naka Fusion Institute, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, JAEA, Naka 311-0193, Japan
ITER Organization, Route de Vinon sur Verdon, St Paul-lez-Durance, France
(Received 18 November 2014 / Accepted 12 March 2015 / Published 16 April 2015)


In ITER, there are various ports at the upper, equatorial, and lower levels, which serve various purposes such as evacuation, heating, remote handling, and diagnostics. Since several diagnostics will be integrated in Lower Port #2 (LP#02), its procurement is in the scope of diagnostics. The integration engineering activities of LP#02 are included in the scope of Japan Domestic Agency (JADA) procurement because the dominant component, the Divertor Impurity Monitor (DIM), is procured by JADA. The components in the LP#02 procurement package are the diagnostic racks assembly, interspace assembly, port cell assembly and tooling. The integration of these components must minimize impacts on the divertor exchange procedure, and requires the assemblies to be manufactured as fully integrated components and interfaces. In the current status, which is between the conceptual design and signature of the procurement arrangement, JADA identified technical issues and implemented thermal and structural analyses within the specified design conditions.


ITER, lower port, diagnostics, integration engineering, divertor impurity monitor

DOI: 10.1585/pfr.10.3402044


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This paper may be cited as follows:

Sin-iti KITAZAWA, Toshiyuki MARUYAMA, Hiroaki OGAWA, Kiyoshi ITAMI and Natalia CASAL, Plasma Fusion Res. 10, 3402044 (2015).