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1. (WO2018197846) COMBINED NEUTRON SHIELD AND SOLENOID

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/197846    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2018/051055
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Apr 24 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G21B 1/05
G21B 1/11
G21F 1/04
G21F 1/08
G21F 3/00
Applicants: TOKAMAK ENERGY LTD
Inventors: NOONAN, Paul
KRUIP, Marcel
Title: COMBINED NEUTRON SHIELD AND SOLENOID
Abstract:
Neutron shielding for the central column of a tokamak nuclear fusion reactor. The neutron shielding comprises an electrically conductive neutron absorbing material. The neutron shielding is arranged such that the electrically conductive neutron absorbing material forms a solenoid for the initiation of plasma within the tokamak.