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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.
Shohei Matsuda, Kazunari Katayama, Motoki Shimozori, Satoshi Fukada, Hiroki Ushida, Masabumi Nishikawa
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 67 | Number 2 | March 2015 | Pages 467-470
Proceedings of TRITIUM 2013 | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST14-T56
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F82H is a primary candidate of structural material and coolant pipe material in a blanket of a fusion reactor. Understanding tritium permeation behavior through F82H is important. In a normal operation of a fusion reactor, the temperature of F82H will be controlled below 550 °C because it is considered that F82H can be used up to 30,000 hours at 550 °C. However, it is necessary to assume the situation where F82H is heated over 550 °C in a severe accident. In this study, hydrogen permeation behavior through F82H was investigated in the temperature range from 500 °C to 800 °C. In some cases, water vapor was added in a sample gas to investigate an effect of water vapor on hydrogen permeation. The permeability of hydrogen in the temperature range from 500 °C to 700 °C agreed well with the permeability reported by E. Serra et al. The degradation of the permeability by water vapor was not observed. After the hydrogen permeation reached in a steady state at 700 °C, the F82H sample was heated to 800 °C. The permeability of hydrogen through F82H sample which was once heated up to 800 °C was lower than that of the original one.