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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.
T. Uckan, E. F. Jaeger, N. A. Uckan
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 507-512
Plasma Engineering | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22914
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Transport simulation and modeling studies for the ELMO Bumpy Torus (EBT) reactor are carried out by using 0-D and 1-1/2-D transport calculations. The time-dependent 0-D model is used for global analysis whereas the 1-1/2-D radial transport code is used for accurate determination of density, temperature, and ambipolar potential profiles and of the role of these profiles in reactor plasma performance. Analysis with the 1-1/2-D transport code shows that profile effects near the outer edge of the hot electron ring lead to enhanced confinement by at least a factor of 2–5 beyond the simple scaling that is obtained from the global analysis. The radial profiles of core plasma density and temperatures (or core pressure) obtained from 1-1/2-D transport calculations are found to be similar to those theoretically required for stability.