Scope and Topics

All subjects on materials for current fusion devices and advanced fusion power systems are appropriate for this conference, including but not limited to:
  • Advanced materials development and qualification, including fabrication and joining methods.
  • Divertor and plasma facing applications.
  • Fusion-specific applications of materials, including environmental effects.
  • Materials engineering and testing in ITER, neutron sources, accelerators, and other test systems.
  • The materials design interface, codes, and standards.
  • Modeling, theory, and fundamental studies of radiation effects, including advanced characterization methods.
  • Cross cutting issues and synergism with other materials applications.

1. Advanced materials development, including fabrication and joining
1aFMSFerritic/martensitic steels
1bAOSAdvanced steels, ODS steels
1cCLZCeramics, ceramic composites, SiC/SiC composites and other low-Z materials
1dWHZTungsten, refractory alloys and other high-Z materials
1eVAAVanadium and its alloys
1fOSAOther structural alloys
2. Fusion-specific applications of materials
2aPFMPlasma-facing materials
2bHHFHigh heat flux materials including copper alloys
2cBMMBreeding and multiplying materials
2dOFMOther functional materials
3. Materials technologies and testing in IFMIF, ITER and beyond
3aTBMTest blanket module material technologies and issues
3bIMTITER material technologies and issues
3cIFTIFMIF and other intense fusion neutron sources
3dMTTMaterial testing technologies including SSTT
4. Materials design interface issues
4MDIMaterials design interface issues
5. Fundamentals of radiation effects and advanced characterization
5aDPPDefect production and properties
5bMIEMicrostructural evolution
5cMPCMechanical property changes
5dFTEFundamental helium, hydrogen and tritium effects
5eACTAdvanced characterization and specimen test technology
6. Multi-scale modelling
6aMSMMulti-scale modelling for design
6bMPPModelling to predict the performance of fusion materials and systems
6cNDMNew developments of multi-scale approaches for designing radiation resistant materials
7. Environmental effects
7aTRTTritium retention and transport
7bOXCOxidation and corrosion
7cBCCBarrier coatings and chemical compatibility
8. Cross-cutting approaches, programs and strategies
8CCACross-cutting approaches, programs and strategies
9. The Broader Approach activities and other international collaborations
9BACThe Broader Approach activities and other international collaborations