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NRC’s Inspector General issues report
Overall findings of a survey of Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel indicate that while the NRC maintains a few strengths compared to external benchmarks, results have declined since 2015 in a number of areas, according to a recent report from the NRC’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
The survey was conducted in February 2020 by Willis Towers Watson, a global risk-management, insurance brokerage, and advisory firm that has partnered with the OIG for more than 20 years to assess the NRC’s safety culture and climate, as well as other aspects of employee experience.
I. Yanagisawa, N. Ueda, M. Yamada, R. Saito, T. Yamada, M. Tomita, H. Nakashima, O. Motojima, M. Nakasuga, A. Iiyoshi, K. Uo
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 1302-1307
Alternate Concepts | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A23036
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A conceptual design of a heliotron power reactor, which is a steady state reactor with a continuous helical coil, has been developed. The major features of the heliotron reactor include modular blanket and shield structure, modified winding helical coil, local divertor for impurity and ash removal, and NbTi conductor with subcooled He-II bath cooling. The objective of this design study is to present a viable design of the heliotron power reactor.