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Fukiushima Daiichi: 10 years on
The Fukushima Daiichi site before the accident. All images are provided courtesy of TEPCO unless noted otherwise.
It was a rather normal day back on March 11, 2011, at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant before 2:45 p.m. That was the time when the Great Tohoku Earthquake struck, followed by a massive tsunami that caused three reactor meltdowns and forever changed the nuclear power industry in Japan and worldwide. Now, 10 years later, much has been learned and done to improve nuclear safety, and despite many challenges, significant progress is being made to decontaminate and defuel the extensively damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactor site. This is a summary of what happened, progress to date, current situation, and the outlook for the future there.
J. L. Luxon, T. C. Simonen, R. D. Stambaugh, DIII-D Team
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 48 | Number 2 | October 2005 | Pages 807-827
Technical Paper | DIII-D Tokamak | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST05-A1041
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
This overview of the DIII-D fusion program provides an introduction to the research program carried out on the DIII-D tokamak since its inception in 1986. It serves as the introduction and summary of this special issue of Fusion Science and Technology on the DIII-D program. Special emphasis is given to the contributions of the program to the world fusion energy program and progress toward a burning plasma.