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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Fusion Science and Technology
Stress corrosion cracking and welding nonconformities are behind ITER’s fresh delays
The ITER Organization is working on a new baseline schedule for the magnetic confinement fusion experiment launched in 1985 and now under construction in southern France. First plasma was scheduled for December 2025 and deuterium-tritium operations for 2035 under a schedule approved in November 2016 that will soon be shelved. In addition to impacts from COVID-19 delays and uncertainty resulting from Russia’s war in Ukraine, ITER leaders must now factor in repair time for “component challenges.”
Nathan J. Hoffman
Item ID: 690041|ISBN: 978-0-89448-558-9
1995|1st Edition|215 pages
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A Dialogue on Chemically-Induced Nuclear Effects is a comprehensive and accurate summary of most of the work available on the topic of cold fusion. Funded by the Electric Power Research Institute, the intent of this work is to provide an objective look at the anomalous nuclear effects research that is central to the cold fusion controversy. The essence of the cold fusion story is the question of whether chemistry can affect nuclear reactions. Presented in dialogue fashion (the young physicist to the older metallurgist), this interestingly written book attempts to aid in an understanding of the artifacts that confuse the issues.