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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.
R. Hatakeyama, T. Kaneko
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 1 | January 2003 | Pages 208-212
Stability | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A11963595
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The two plasma sources using a concentrically three-segmented plasma emitter are developed, with which the parallel and perpendicular flow shears can be controlled, respectively. Here the drift-like and Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities are observed to be excited and suppressed depending on the parallel and perpendicular flow shears, respectively. On the other hand, propagation and absorption of right-hand (R) and left-hand (L) circularly polarized waves, which are related to plasma heating, are investigated under magnetic-mirror configurations. Not only R wave but also L wave is absorbed in the electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) region in the same way, which is considered to be caused by the polarization reversal from the L wave to the R wave. It is actually observed that the L wave is converted into the R wave near the ECR point depending on the electron temperature.