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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.
Shunji Kakiuchi, Yoshiaki Kazawa, Hitachi Works, Masatsugu Nishi, Takashi Okazaki, Osamu Motojima, Atsuo Iiyoshi, Koji Uo
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 1332-1337
Alternate Concepts | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A23041
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
A conceptual design for a heliotron type nuclear fusion reactor is studied. Making most use of the advantageous features of heliotron, the reactor core is designed to be as compact as possible. The superconducting helical coil and cryostat are continuously wound around the vacuum vessel. Disassembly, assembly and repair of core components such as divertor, first wall and blanket modules are accomplished through port spaces between the slots of the helical coil. The reactor core is designed as compactly as possible. The large aspect ratio simplifies the maintenance work.