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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Fusion energy radwaste management considerations
The question of what to do with the radioactive waste has been raised frequently for both fission and fusion. In the 1970s, fusion adopted the land-based disposal option, primarily based on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s decision to regulate all radioactive wastes as only a disposal issue, following the fission guidelines. In the early 2000s, members of the Advanced Research Innovation and Evaluation Study (ARIES) national team became increasingly aware of the high amount of mildly radioactive materials that 1-GWe fusion power plants will generate, compared with the current line of fission reactors. The main concern is that such a sizable inventory of mostly tritiated radioactive materials would tend to rapidly fill U.S. repositories—a serious issue that was overlooked in early fusion studies1 that could influence the public acceptability of fusion energy and will certainly become more significant in the immediate future if left unaddressed, as fusion moves toward commercialization.
Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE)
Monday, June 13, 2022|3:15–5:00PM PDT|Huntington A
Erik Trask (TAE Technologies)
Paul W. Humrickhouse
Presentations in the Session include:
* The DIII-D National Fusion Facility: Next Steps on the Reactor Path
* Testing in the CHIMERA Fusion Technology Facility
* Overview of the HIT-SI3 and HIT-SIU Experiments: Spheromaks Sustained with Steady, Inductive Helicity Injection (SIHI)
* Preparations for DT Operations at SHINE Technologies
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The DIII-D National Fusion Facility: Next Steps on the Reactor Path
Adrianus Sips (General Atomics)
Testing in the CHIMERA Fusion Technology Facility
Tom Barrett (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Martin Bamford (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Ben Chuilon (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Tom Deighan (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Petros Efthymiou (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Tom Grant (UK Atomic Energy Authority), David Horsley (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Damon Johnstone (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Michael Kovari (UK Atomic Energy Authority), Michelle Tindall (UK Atomic Energy Authority)
Overview of the HIT-SI3 and HIT-SIU Experiments: Spheromaks Sustained with Steady, Inductive Helicity Injection (SIHI)
Derek A. Sutherland (CTFusion), Aaron Hossack (Univ. Washington), K. D. Morgan (Univ. Washington), C.J. Hansen (Univ. Washington)
Preparations for DT Operations at SHINE Technologies
Cody Fagan (SHINE Technologies), CR Shmayda (Torion Plasma Corporation), Walter T. Shmayda (Univ. Rochester)
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