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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.
M. Kalal, J. Limpouch, E. Krousky, K. Masek, K. Rohlena, P. Straka, J. Ullschmied, A. Kasperczuk, T. Pisarczyk, S. Yu. Gus'kov, A. I. Gromov, V. B. Rozanov, V. N. Kondrashov
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 3 | May 2003 | Pages 275-281
Technical Paper | Targets and Target Protection During Injection | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A267
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Efficient energy transfer and smoothing effect in laser-irradiated polystyrene foam targets have been observed in preliminary experiments on the PALS iodine laser facility. A theory of laser light absorption region formation and ablation pressure generation in laser-produced plasma of porous matter has been developed and applied for discussion of the results obtained. In particular, two stages of homogenization of the porous matter, important for comprehension of the anomalously high absorption of laser radiation in supercritical foam matter, have been identified: the first, a considerably fast stage of partial homogenization, followed by a much slower second stage, leading to a uniform medium.