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U.S. reactor technologies to be featured at IAEA conference
A virtual side event at the 64th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency will spotlight U.S. reactor technologies. The free event, US Reactor Technologies: Flexible Energy Security for Real-World Challenges, will be held this Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EDT).
The event will highlight the capabilities of small modular reactors and other innovative reactors for addressing countries’ current needs. It will also examine anticipated challenges in the future, as well as underscore the need to act now.
The event is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy. Advanced registration is required.
Hiroyuki Miyagaki, Juro Yagi, Tomohiro Okada, Keisuke Mukai, Satoshi Konishi
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 76 | Number 4 | May 2020 | Pages 458-463
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.1080/15361055.2020.1716457
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
Liquid Li-Pb eutectic alloy and lithium, assumed to be used in a liquid blanket system for fusion reactors, can easily contain light element impurities. It is thought that these impurities have bad influences on compatibility with structural materials. However, an effective reducing method for impurities has not yet been established. In this work, an electrochemical method is focused on this application. The experimental results of our work suggest the transfer of hydrogen and nitrogen impurities. From the results, a possible way to remove the impurities by electrochemical method is shown.