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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.
J. Galambos, G. H. Miley
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 241-245
Alternate Fuels | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22875
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The ion to electron temperature ratio (Ti/Te) is a crucial parameter that affects fusion plasma performance, especially for higher temperature advanced fuel operation. An important factor in the determination of Ti/Te is the equilibration of energy between ions and electrons. The effect of changes on equilibration rates due to the presence of a magnetic field are considered here. It is found that rates are increased for low beta (∼10%) high temperatures (∼75 keV) Cat-D plasmas, causing a decrease in Ti/Te and a corresponding increase in nτE tor ignition of ∼75%. This effect is less pronounced for high-beta plasmas. Scaling of the changes in equilibration power with macroscopic quantities are presented.