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The division was organized to promote the advancement of knowledge of the use of particle accelerator technologies for nuclear and other applications. It focuses on production of neutrons and other particles, utilization of these particles for scientific or industrial purposes, such as the production or destruction of radionuclides significant to energy, medicine, defense or other endeavors, as well as imaging and diagnostics.
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April 8–10, 2021
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Fusion Science and Technology
Understanding the ITER Project in the context of global Progress on Fusion
(photo: ITER Project gangway assembly)
The promise of hydrogen fusion as a safe, environmentally friendly, and virtually unlimited source of energy has motivated scientists and engineers for decades. For the general public, the pace of fusion research and development may at times appear to be slow. But for those on the inside, who understand both the technological challenges involved and the transformative impact that fusion can bring to human society in terms of the security of the long-term world energy supply, the extended investment is well worth it.
Failure is not an option.
Welcome to the American Nuclear Society Digital Nuclear Library! This central repository contains all the digital content of the ANS Journals and other materials from Scientific Publications. The central location allows for easy navigation and efficient searching for current and archived research and abstracts, including:
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The PE Nuclear Exam Preparation Module Program is a video-based preparation tool aimed at those studying to take the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam in Nuclear Engineering. The modules are instructional with occasional worked example problems, and an overview of each module's contents is given as a list of Learning Objectives at the end of the video.
Both print and/or digital subscriptions are available. Your print subscription INCLUDES online access for an unlimited IP Range of desktop users at your company, laboratory, or academic institution. Archived issues are fully searchable by title, topic, or author.
Published since 1959, Nuclear News is recognized worldwide as the flagship publication serving this important segment of the power industry. This monthly magazine reports on the latest developments in the nuclear field, a large part of which concerns nuclear energy–in particular, the 543 power reactors that are in operation or forthcoming throughout 36 countries. News reports cover plant operations, maintenance, security, international developments, waste management, fuel, and industry.
All past issues from 2008 to present are archived online. These issues are fully searchable by title, topic, or author.
Radwaste Solutions is a specialty magazine providing dedicated coverage of the waste management, decommissioning, and environmental remediation segments of the nuclear industry. Articles discuss the generation, handling, treatment, cleanup, transportation, storage, and disposal of radioactive waste.
All past issues from 1994 to present are archived online. These issues are fully searchable by title, topic, or author.
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