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NRC schedules webinars on Holtec’s proposed New Mexico storage site
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled four webinars in late August and early September to present its draft environmental findings and receive comments on Holtec International’s proposed consolidated spent nuclear fuel storage facility in New Mexico. Webinars were previously held on June 23 and July 9.
As published in the August 13 Federal Register, the public comment webinars will be held on August 20 from 6–9 p.m., August 25 from 2–5 p.m., August 26 from 6–9 p.m., and September 2 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. All times are Eastern. Information for the webinars is posted on the NRC’s Public Meetings webpage.
H. Iida, D. A. Ehst, Y-K. M. Peng
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 146-151
Plasma Engineering | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22859
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In the design of FED-A, quasi-steady state operation is conceived in which the plasma current is generated by the transformer coil in the burning phase and by the lower hybrid wave in the transformer-recharging phase. A parametric study was made to obtain optimum plasma and wave parameters in the recharging phase. The plasma current saturates when rf wave power increases. In order to avoid a hollow current distribution we should choose the rf power level which gives current saturation. The saturation current level is very sensitive to the width of the wave spectrum, The optimum plasma density and n11 should be determined so that the saturation current reaches to the required level and the efficiency is maximized for a given Δ n11.