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ANS members approve amendment adding YMG rep to board of directors
The American Nuclear Society will include a representative from the Young Members Group on its Board of Directors after ANS members voted this week overwhelmingly in favor of amending Article B6 of the ANS bylaws. The change was mandated by Objective Outcome 5 of the ANS Change Plan 2020.
To keep the number of directors at 16, the approved amendment decreased the number of non–U.S. resident directors from three to two.
Shigefumi Okada, Fuji Kodera, Katsuhisa Kitano, Michiaki Inomoto, Satoru Yoshimura, Mamoru Okubo, Satoshi Sugimoto, Shoichi Ohi, Seichi Goto
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 1 | January 2003 | Pages 295-298
Field Reversed Configuration and Neutron Sources | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A11963618
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Plasmas with field reversed configuration (FRC) are confined in open systems and have extremely high beta value of about 100% and they are one of candidates for an attractive reactor. But, in many cases they are produced in theta pinch apparatus and accessibility of additional heating facilities is poor. In order to solve this problem and to realize density appropriate for neutral beam injection, technology of translation is useful. By the translation, an FRC plasma is ejected out from theta pinch formation region and is translocated into a confinement region. With this translation, experiments related to sustain and control the FRC plasma become to be accomplished. Actually, axial magnetic compression, neutral beam heating and low frequency RF wave heating experiments are carried out on the FRC Injection Experiment (FIX) apparatus.