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  • deuterium
  • Tritium was first predicted in the late 1920s by Walter Russell, using his "spiral" periodic table , then produced in 1934 from deuterium , another isotope of hydrogen , by Ernest Rutherford , working with Mark Oliphant and Paul Harteck. (factbites.com)
  • The tritium is produced by spallation reactions with oxygen , nitrogen and carbon nuclei present in the water systems and to a much lesser degree by radiative capture of neutrons by the deuterium nuclei in water . (factbites.com)
  • Tritium is used as a radioactive tracer , in radioluminescent light sources for watches and instruments, and, along with deuterium , as a fuel for nuclear fusion reactions with applications in energy generation and weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • In comparison, the fusion of deuterium with tritium releases about 17.6 MeV of energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tritium Systems Test Assembly (TSTA) was a facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory dedicated to the development and demonstration of technologies required for fusion-relevant Deuterium-Tritium processing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The facility is expected to finish its construction phase in 2021 and will start commissioning the reactor that same year and initiate plasma experiments in 2025 with full deuterium-tritium fusion experiments starting in 2035. (wikipedia.org)
  • Firstly, its hydrogen isotope fuels are relatively abundant - one of the necessary isotopes, deuterium, can be extracted from seawater, while the other fuel, tritium, would be bred from a lithium blanket using neutrons produced in the fusion reaction itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • ITER is designed to produce approximately 500 MW of fusion power sustained for up to 1,000 seconds (compared to JET's peak of 16 MW for less than a second) by the fusion of about 0.5 g of deuterium/tritium mixture in its approximately 840 m3 reactor chamber. (wikipedia.org)
  • amount of tritium
  • In January 2014 it was made public that a total of 875 TBq (2.45 g) of tritium are on the site of Fukushima Daiichi , and the amount of tritium contained in the contaminated water is increasing by approximately 230 TBq (0.64 g) per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reticle on the SA80's optical SUSAT sight as well as the LPS 4x6° TIP2 telescopic sight of a PSL rifle, contains a small amount of tritium for the same effect as an example of tritium use on a rifle sight. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • 17 November 2017 - US-based payroll and human resources service provider Inova Payroll, has closed a recapitalisation with private equity firm Tritium Partners, the company said. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Vermont Yankee
  • The State of Vermont's top health official has admitted that tritium leaking from the Vermont Yankee atomic reactor is almost certainly flowing into the Connecticut River and points downstream. (beyondnuclear.org)
  • Nuclear engineer Arnie Gundersen has called for Vermont Yankee to be shut down at least until the origin of its tritium leaks is found and fixed, in order to prevent any more tritium from being released into site groundwater and the Connecticut River. (beyondnuclear.org)
  • Vermont Public Radio reports that an area the size of a football field in the groundwater under Vermont Yankee could be contaminated with tritium. (beyondnuclear.org)
  • The Rutland Herald has praised the wife-and-husband team Maggie and Arnie Gundersen (pictured, left) of Fairewinds Associates, Inc. for getting it right all along on the aged Vermont Yankee atomic reactor, such as persistently asking questions about buried pipes that Entergy Nuclear denied, under oath, even existed, but now are likely the source of hazardous tritium leaks into groundwater and the Connecticut River. (beyondnuclear.org)
  • U.S. Rep. Paul Hodes, D-N.H., has announced a bill proposing that New Hampshire officials share in overseeing regulation at the Vermont Yankee atomic reactor , source of concentrated hazardous radioactive tritium leaks into groundwater that will eventually flow into the Connecticut River. (beyondnuclear.org)
  • nuclear weapons
  • After the war ended, Novick returned to Chicago, where he worked with Herbert L. Anderson at the Manhattan Project's Argonne National Laboratory, studying the properties of tritium, an important component in nuclear weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • facility
  • Australias only high-tech manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations, Tritium , has opened their new expanded facility in Brisbane creating 50 new jobs and increasing manufacturing capacity by 600 per cent. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Lithium
  • For applications in proposed fusion energy reactors, such as ITER , pebbles consisting of lithium bearing ceramics including Li 2 TiO 3 and Li 4 SiO 4 , are being developed for tritium breeding within a helium cooled pebble bed (HCPB), also known as a breeder blanket. (wikipedia.org)
  • For applications in proposed fusion energy reactors, such as ITER, pebbles consisting of lithium bearing ceramics including Li2TiO3 and Li4SiO4, are being developed for tritium breeding within a helium cooled pebble bed (HCPB), also known as a breeder blanket. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed
  • citation needed] As the tritium component of the lighting is often more expensive than the rest of the watch itself, manufacturers try to use as little as possible. (wikipedia.org)
  • signs
  • Tritium is used in exit signs to light the exit in the event of an electrical outage or a fire . (factbites.com)
  • with tritium-powered exit signs relative to landfill disposal. (great-lakes.net)
  • proper disposal of the tritium exit signs. (great-lakes.net)
  • As tritium illumination requires no electrical energy, it has found wide use in applications such as emergency exit signs, illumination of wristwatches, and portable yet very reliable sources of low intensity light which won't degrade human night vision or easily alert others to your presence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The difference between the signs is how much tritium the manufacturer installs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brisbane
  • Tritium is a progressive global technology company based in Brisbane (Australia) that is dedicated to excellence in electric vehicle charging. (hannovermesse.de)
  • half-life
  • This has raised concerns that if tritium is used in quantity, in particular for fusion reactors , it may contribute to radioactive contamination, although its short half-life should prevent any significant accumulation in the atmosphere. (factbites.com)
  • Tritium is unimportant in advanced stellar evolution (Cujec and Fowler, 1980), and its 12.5-year β-decay half-life ensures its virtual natural absence in the neutral atomic state, giving an extraordinarily quiet background for beacon acquisition. (factbites.com)
  • They measured the magnetic moment of both tritium and helium-3, and Novick measured the half-life of tritium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Search
  • Observation of the tritium line may also be useful as a search for evidence for the by-products of a spacefaring industrial civilization (Freitas, 1985). (factbites.com)
  • water
  • 2,800 short tons) of heavy water a year, and it separates out about 2.5 kg (5.5 lb) of tritium, making it available for other uses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tritium replaces one of the stable hydrogens in the water molecule, H2O, and is called tritiated water (HTO). (tactical-life.com)
  • Because the area is so big, according to William Irwin, radiological health chief, there are many potential sources of radioactive water at this particularly high concentration of tritium. (tvnewslies.org)
  • Italian
  • E.Viareggio-Tritium 1-1 21/11/12" (in Italian). (wikipedia.org)
  • http://www.cesenacalcio.it/index.php?mod=scheda&id=37 "Tommaso Arrigoni in prestito al Tritium" (in Italian). (wikipedia.org)
  • Tommaso Arrigoni rientra dal prestito al Tritium" (in Italian). (wikipedia.org)
  • http://www.goal.com/it/news/2/serie-a/2011/11/05/2744608/al-cesena-è-tempo-di-arrigoni-dinasty-dopo-larrivo-di-daniele-in- "Tritium vicina a T.Arrigoni" (in Italian). (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • The tritium concentration in the sample is then determined from the amount of in-grown helium-3 , the length of time the sampled was sealed, and the radioactive decay rate (12.4 years ) of tritium . (factbites.com)
  • Even so, cleaning tritium from the moderator may be desirable after several years to reduce the risk of its escaping to the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • Tritium is a simple scripting language for efficiently transforming structured data like HTML, XML, and JSON. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tritium takes as input HTML, XML, or JSON documents and outputs HTML, XML, or JSON data that has been transformed according to the rules defined in the Tritium script. (wikipedia.org)
  • The $() uses XPath $("//table[@id='foo']") { # change the width attributes to "100%" attribute("width", "100%") } Both Tritium and XSLT are designed for transforming data. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1983). Subsystem Cost Data for the Tritium Systems Test Assembly. (wikipedia.org)
  • uses
  • The importance of tritium as a strategic material in the creation of thermonuclear weaponry, given the insignificance of its other uses, cannot be overstressed. (factbites.com)
  • Imperative style: Tritium uses an imperative programming style instead of the functional and recursive processing model of XSLT. (wikipedia.org)
  • produce
  • Tritium lights are also found in some old rotary dial telephones, though due to their age they no longer produce a useful amount of light. (wikipedia.org)
  • electric vehicle
  • The Veefil-RT from Tritium is a reliable and robust electric vehicle fast charger with an attractive design that is easy to own and operate. (hannovermesse.de)
  • After selling its first charger sale in 2014 Tritium has quickly grown to be a world leader in the electric vehicle infrastructure sector. (hannovermesse.de)