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Hanford completes wastewater basin work to support tank waste treatment
Record-breaking heat and the vast size of the job did not stop the Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection and its tank operations contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), from completing a construction project critical to the Hanford Site’s Direct-Feed Low-Activity Waste program for treating radioactive tank waste.
A. Sykes, A. E. Costley, M. P. Gryaznevich, D. Kingham, J. Hugill, C. Windsor, P. Buxton, J. G. Morgan, B. Huang, G. Hammond, J. Fanthome, G. Smith, S. Ball, S. Chappell, Z. Melhem
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 68 | Number 2 | September 2015 | Pages 237-244
Technical Paper | Proceedings of TOFE-2014 | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST14-984
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The realization of power from Magnetic Confinement Fusion is presently following a plan that will span several decades. The mainstream route is via ITER, combined with, or followed by, materials development on a Fusion Neutron Science Facility, then a DEMO reactor, which, as presently visualised, is considerably larger than ITER. We consider smaller-scale alternatives and developments which may make more rapid progress towards the much needed goal of economic, safe, clean fusion power, but still based on the tokamak.