ITER GIS Procurement Arrangement Signature


Feb. 20th, 2012, as functional specification procurement package, ITER Gas Injection System (GIS) procurement arrangement signing ceremony was held in Beijing. ITER DG Osamu Motojima and ITER CHINA DDG Luo Delong shake hands after signing. So far, China has signed the 10th Procurement Arrangements. The main functions of GIS is to provide hydrogen isotope, He and impurity gas input to the vacuum vessel for plasma initiation, maintenance , control and for wall conditioning, to provide a safety important emergency shutdown system (Fusion Power Shutdown System), and to provide the pellet forming and propellant gases for the Pellet Injection System.