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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.
G. Y. Kwak, Y. S. Choi, Y. H. Jung, K.-S. Chung, J. G. Bak, S. G. Lee
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 1 | January 2003 | Pages 277-279
Diagnostics | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A11963613
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A plasma flow velocity was measured by using a Much probe in the central cell of Hanbit magnetic mirror device. The Much probe was attached on the fast injection probe system, which can scan the central cell chamber of Hanbit device in the radial direction. The fast injection probe system also has an emissive probe so that the radial profile of the plasma potential is measured simultaneously. Therefore, the flow velocity measured from the Mach probe can be directly compared with Er×B drift calculated from the measured plasma potential profile. The experimental results are analyzed by using existing theories of the Mach probe. The measured flow velocity shows about 3 km/s, and the flow direction and magnitude is approximately the same as the Er×B drift velocity.