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Nuclear Science Week: the ANS local and student sections events
Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is a celebration designed to focus local, regional, national, and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. National events marking the 11th annual NSW took place October 19–23 in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme was “Think Clean. Think Solutions. Think Nuclear.”
Several ANS local and student sections from around the world organized their own events to celebrate NSW, as follows:
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by FCWMD|Cosponsored by OPD
Monday, June 8, 2020|12:00–2:10PM (1:00–3:10PM EDT)
Tim P. Tinsley
John Fabian (American Nuclear Society)
With the move to a clean energy agenda internationally there is an increased focus on advanced reactor technologies that provide flexible power, heat, hydrogen and desalination solutions. With any new reactor system there is an associated fuel Cycle that accompanies it. This international panel explores the spent fuel and overall fuel cycle challenges that need to be addressed for these new reactor types to be successfully deployed in a timescale that will meet the market demand. There will be a particular focus on where future fuel cycles and waste management requirements may be significantly different to the current systems, and therefore the need for future research and innovation. It will explore current international research and innovation programs and the areas where international collaboration can contribute and accelerate the programs.
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