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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 RPD
Wednesday, June 10, 2020|1:30–3:15PM (2:30–4:15PM EDT)
Moussa Mahgerefteh (Exelon Corporation)
Pavel Tsvetkov (LANL)
Jessica Vazquez (American Nuclear Society)
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Analytic Treatment of Intra-Fuel-Rod Temperature Distributions in the GPU-Based Continuous Energy Monte Carlo Code PRAGMA
Namjae Choi (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Han Gyu Joo (Seoul Nat'l Univ.)
The Application of the Backward Differentiation Formula on the Transient Coupling of Three-dimensional Neutron Kinetics and Thermal Hydraulic
Yun Cai (Nuclear Power Institute of China), Xingjie Peng (Nuclear Power Institute of China), Qing Li (Nuclear Power Institute of China), Yingrui Yu (Nuclear Power Institute of China), Rui Guo (Nuclear Power Institute of China)
Adjoint Driven Ex-Core Response Estimation in PWR with Thermal Feedback
Shane C. Henderson (ORNL), Tara M. Pandya (ORNL), Shane Stimpson (ORNL)
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