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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.
J. B. McBride, N. A. Uckan, R. J. Kashuba
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 497-501
Plasma Engineering | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22912
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This paper summarizes the results of a preliminary assessment of energetic ion rings for use in an ELMO Bumpy Torus (EBT) reactor. The properties of ion rings are compared with those of electron rings. Ion rings appear to require sizable devices and magnetic field strengths for stable, adiabatic confinement. Stable windows for steady-state ion ring operation having acceptable power requirements, determined mainly by Coulomb drag on the background electrons, appear to exist for EBT reactors. Power requirements for ion rings can be quantitatively lower than those for electron rings, provided the ion ring volume does not greatly exceed the electron ring volume. Some stability properties of ion rings are also discussed. Results of parametric trade-off studies for ion rings versus electron rings using an EBT reactor systems code are presented.