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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.
Tadaaki Nemoto, Motoo Ishikawa, Yasuyoshi Yasaka
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 1 | January 2003 | Pages 309-311
Field Reversed Configuration and Neutron Sources | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A11963621
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The separation capability of the charged particles is one of the most important requirements for direct energy converters (DEC) of D-3He fusion reactors. Yasaka, one of the authors, has demonstrated the principle of the Cusp DEC on a small-scale experimental device. Analyses of the device with a two-dimensional approximation and comparison with the experimental results give the following results. (1) The input power of plasma beam is estimated as P = 2W × E1.5, compared with the experimental results, where E is the ion energy and normalized with 0.1keV. (2) The current at point cusp tends to saturate as the ion energy increases as the experimental results show. (3) Ion current at point cusp depends on the shape of the magnetic field more strongly than its strength.