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DOE renews Portsmouth grant to Ohio University
The Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management has renewed a $2.5 million grant to Ohio University to support community redevelopment around the DOE’s Portsmouth Site. Since 2016, the DOE has provided a total of $8.2 million to the university for work with the communities.
The DOE grant, which began on October 1, will be administered over five years through September 30, 2027. A previous grant expired on September 30.
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 75 | Number 3 | April 2019 | Pages 197-207
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.1080/15361055.2018.1448202
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
Based on the assumption that the cross-field transport of energy in low-β cylindrical plasmas imbedded in an axial magnetic field is lower than in tokamaks, a fusion reactor scheme is proposed consisting of long straight plasmas connected by short curved sections. It should be capable of producing 13 GW of fusion power when operating in deuterium-tritium at the same plasma density, temperature, and magnetic field of ITER with only a minor improvement in the plasma confinement of the straight sections.