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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.
I. Katanuma, H. Saimaru, Y. Mizoguchi, K. Yashiro, T. Cho, V. P. Pastukhov (19R04)
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 122-125
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1330
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The magnetic divertor in the GAMMA10 tandem mirror is presented. Here non-axisymmetric base-ball coils and race-track coils in anchor region are replaced by the axisymmetric divertor coils. The analysis of the flute interchange mode stability and plasma equilibrium to the divertor is carried out.