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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.
Min-Joon Park, Sun-Ho Kim, In-Seok Hong, Yong-Seok Hwang
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 1 | January 2003 | Pages 318-321
Field Reversed Configuration and Neutron Sources | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A11963624
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An RF plasma source has been designed and constructed for a compact neutron generator. The generation of neutrons is based on the D-D/D-T fusion reactions, producing 2.5/14.1MeV neutrons, respectively. The neutron yield of this device depends on the density of D or T monoatomic beams, which can be extracted from low-pressure high-density plasma sources, especially RF-driven plasma sources, such as an ICP (inductively coupled plasma) or a Helicon plasma source. In this presentation, the design of an ICP source with mirror field has been performed arranging targets in coaxial geometry. Plasma targets without any solid target as well as solid targets are arranged in this design for the comparison study and the effects of the mirror field on the plasma properties will be evaluated.