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NEA issues call to action in report on nuclear cost reductions
A new report from the Paris-based OECD Nuclear Energy Agency declares that nuclear power is needed for countries to meet their Paris Agreement decarbonization and energy security policy goals, but that governmental support for a rapid reduction in the cost of new nuclear capacity through the creation of certain policy frameworks is likely necessary.
Hiroto Matsuura, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Suguru Tanaka, Takaaki Iijima, Akira Tonegawa
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 68 | Number 1 | July 2015 | Pages 76-80
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems 2014 | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST14-856
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In TPD-SheetIV, a simulation experiment on a long leg divertor configuration has been conducted and hydrogen molecular ion formation in detached plasma was observed. Improvements to the simulation geometry used in DEGAS 2 allowed us to study the effect of leg length on neutral transport. This paper also describes a simple ion balance equation and the ion density ratios obtained with it. From these data, it is shown that a long leg divertor enhances molecular ion density in the divertor, which might enhance molecular assisted recombination.