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NRC’s Inspector General issues report
Overall findings of a survey of Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel indicate that while the NRC maintains a few strengths compared to external benchmarks, results have declined since 2015 in a number of areas, according to a recent report from the NRC’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
The survey was conducted in February 2020 by Willis Towers Watson, a global risk-management, insurance brokerage, and advisory firm that has partnered with the OIG for more than 20 years to assess the NRC’s safety culture and climate, as well as other aspects of employee experience.
R. G. Clemmer, R. F. Malecha, I. T. Dudley
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 83-92
Tritium | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22849
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The TRIO-01 experiment is a comprehensive test of in-situ tritium recovery from a miniaturized solid breeder blanket assembly. Other solid breeder blanket performance factors such as thermal hydraulics, tritium permeation, and gas phase chemistry will be tested as well. The capsule assembly is irradiated in the A2 core position of the Oak Ridge Research Reactor (ORR). Tritium release and recovery is tested by passing a He sweep gas through the solid breeder capsule measuring and collecting the tritium in the sweep stream. The TRIO-01 experiment has extensive on-line monitoring including sweep gas analysis, temperatures, neutron flux, and tritium permeation.