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November 16–19, 2020
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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|Sponsored by MCD
Tuesday, June 9, 2020|3:35–5:20PM (4:35–6:20PM EDT)
Dmitriy Anistratov (NC State Univ.)
Katherine E. Royston (ORNL)
Steven P. Hamilton
Daryl Rizzo (American Nuclear Society)
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Presentation Slides — K. Connolly and A.. Graham Extending MPACT to 2D Hexagonal Geometry
Presentation Slides — A. Ajirotutu and X. Yang Application of MATLAB PDE Toolbox for the IAEA-3D PWR Benchmark
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DAG-OpenMC: CAD-Based Geometry in OpenMC
Patrick C. Shriwise (ANL), Xiaokang Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Andrew Davis (UK Atomic Energy Authority)
Extending MPACT to 2D Hexagonal Geometry
Kevin J. Connolly (ORNL), Aaron M. Graham (ORNL)
Application of MATLAB PDE Toolbox for the IAEA-3D PWR Benchmark
Abiodun Ajirotutu (Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville), Xue Yang (Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville)
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