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ANS members approve amendment adding YMG rep to board of directors
The American Nuclear Society will include a representative from the Young Members Group on its Board of Directors after ANS members voted this week overwhelmingly in favor of amending Article B6 of the ANS bylaws. The change was mandated by Objective Outcome 5 of the ANS Change Plan 2020.
To keep the number of directors at 16, the approved amendment decreased the number of non–U.S. resident directors from three to two.
Ehud Greenspan, G. H. Miley
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 167-172
Hybrids and Nonelectric Applications | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22862
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A preliminary assessment of the prospects of tritium assisted D-D based fusion-breeders (FB) is performed. For this purpose, the D-T STARFIRE and the Cat-D WILDCAT tokamak designs are converted into FB's. Two tritium sources are considered for T-assistance - the FB blanket (using Li or 3He) and the client fission reactors. The TCD modes of operation, in which the 3He exhausted from the plasma is converted in the blanket into T which is fed back to the plasma, are found most promising of all D-D based FB's. Their profitability is somewhat lower than that of the D-T FB's, but they offer ∼50% higher support ratio and simpler blanket designs. T-assistance from client reactors might significantly improve the economics of FB's.