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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.
P.A. Bagryansky, A.V. Anikeev, A.A. Ivanov, V.V. Maximov, S.V. Murakhtin, K. Noack
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 1 | January 2003 | Pages 259-261
Diagnostics | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A11963607
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The report presents the recent results of experiments with deuterium neutral beam injection in the Gas Dynamic Trap (GDT) device. The experiments were to demonstrate the peaking up of the DD reaction near the fast ion turning points that represents the essential feature of the GDT-based neutron source (GDT-NS). The critical assumption for feasibility of GDT-NS is that the fast ion relaxation in the warm target plasma is to be determined by two-body Coulomb collisions without considerable increase of the scattering rate caused by instabilities, otherwise the neutron flux peaks may strongly flatten out. The comparison of the measured axial profile of the DD reaction intensity with simulation results allows to validate this assumption for the plasma parameters of GDT device