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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021|2:15–4:00PM EDT
Kenneth J. Geelhood
Rick Michal (ANS)
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Monte Carlo Simulations of Uranium Carbide Migration in Molten Uranium
William E. Frazier (PNNL), Shenyang Hu (PNNL), Nikhil Deshmukh (PNNL), Jordan F. Corbey (PNNL)
Sensitivity Analysis for New Hydrogen Migration and Redistribution Model in BISON
Seokbin Seo (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Edward M. Duchnowski (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Miles O'Neal (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville)
Oxidation of the SiC Layer of Tristructural-Isotropic Particles in High-Temperature Mixed Gas Atmospheres
Katherine I. Montoya (Univ. of Texas San Antonio), Brian A. Brigham (Univ. of Texas San Antonio), Tyler J. Gerczak (ORNL), Elizabeth S. Sooby (Univ. of Texas San Antonio)
Fabrication of Magnesia-Zirconium Hydride (MgO-ZrHx) Composite Moderators
Caen Ang (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Lance Snead (Stony Brook Univ.), Matthew Scott (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Edward M. Duchnowski (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Nicholas Brown (Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Jason Trelewicz (Stony Brook Univ.)
Microstructure and Thermophysical Properties of Sintered BeO-MgO Composite Moderators
Bin Cheng (Stony Brook Univ.), David J. Sprouster (Stony Brook Univ.), Lance L. Snead (Stony Brook Univ.), Jason R. Trelewicz (Stony Brook Univ.)
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