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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Route readiness elements in a large-scale spent nuclear fuel transportation system
The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
Technical Session|Sponsored by OPD
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|12:00–1:45PM EDT
Erin Wehlage (Studsvik)
W. Neal Mann
Paul LaTour (ANS)
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The Fast Modular Reactor (FMR) - Development Plan of a New 50 MWe Gas-cooled Fast Reactor
Hangbok Choi (General Atomics), John Bolin (General Atomics), Oscar Gutierrez (General Atomics), James O'Hara (General Atomics), Ryan Hon (General Atomics), Robert Schleicher (General Atomics), Howard Chiger (General Atomics), Arthur Evans (General Atomics), Edward Bowles (General Atomics), Ron Faibish (General Atomics), Christina Back (General Atomics)
Preliminary Tritium Accident Analyses for Licensing of Commercial Fusion Facilities
Liam Hines (MIT), R. Patrick White (MIT)
Populating a Molten Salt Component Reliability Database: Opportunities, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
Megan Harkema (Vanderbilt Univ.), Steven Krahn (Vanderbilt Univ.), Carole Leach (Vanderbilt Univ.), Irfan Ibrahim (Vanderbilt Univ.), Andrew Sowder (EPRI)
Fuel Salt Sampling and Enriching Technology Design Development -- Project Update
Megan Harkema (Vanderbilt Univ.), Paul Marotta (Vanderbilt Univ.), Steven Krahn (Vanderbilt Univ.)
Electromagnetic Level Sensor for Use in Liquid Metals - Design and Testing
Edward Kent (ANL), Chris Grandy (ANL), Duane DiCenzo (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
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