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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.
Mikhail L. Shmatov, Ronald W. Petzoldt, Emanuil I. Valmianski
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 3 | May 2003 | Pages 312-320
Technical Paper | Targets and Target Protection During Injection | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A272
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Protection of the direct-drive thermonuclear targets in the reaction chamber by containers of several kinds is considered. Thermoinsulation of the cryogenic thermonuclear fuel by a target ablator consisting of two layers separated by vacuum, low-density gas, or low-density foam is also considered. It is shown that the cones that provide a beam channel for heating the compressed fuel in some of the fast ignition, direct compression scenarios can also serve as effective wake shields protecting the fuel capsules.