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Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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DOE puts $9.35 million toward high-energy-density plasma research
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science (DOE-SC) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) on July 27 announced $9.35 million for 21 research projects in high-energy-density laboratory plasmas. High-energy-density (HED) plasma research, originally developed to support the U.S. nuclear weapons program, has applications in astrophysics, fusion power plant development, medicine, nuclear and particle physics, and radioisotope production.
Technical Session|Sponsored by NNPD
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|3:30–5:15PM (4:30–6:15PM EDT)|Room 5
James W. Behrens
Janice Lindegard (ANS)
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Proliferation Resistance Analysis of Spent Nuclear Fuels
Ryan Siggins (Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology), Friedrich May (Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology), Syed Alam (Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology)
Moving Nuclear Doctrine Away from Deterrence
Connor Grzovic (Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology), Karl Fahrenholtz (Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology), Syed Alam (Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology)
Uncertainty Quantification of Fission Product Concentration Estimation in MCNP Fuel Depletion Simulations
Grace R. Long (Texas A&M Univ.), Sunil S. Chirayath (Texas A&M Univ.)
Separated Plutonium Attribution using Machine Learning Techniques
Patrick J. O'Neal (Texas A&M Univ.), Sunil S. Chirayath (Texas A&M Univ.)
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