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August 8–11, 2021
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 RPD
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|1:15–3:00PM (2:15–4:00PM EDT)|Room 5
Pavel V. Tsvetkov (TAMU)
Janice Lindegard (ANS)
This session focuses on reactor physics advances towards design, development and deployment of advanced reactors.
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A Study on Natural Circulation Soluble-Boron-Free SMR with Long Cycle and High Burnup
Steven Wijaya (KAIST), Xuan Ha Nguyen (KAIST), Yonghee Kim (KAIST)
A Truly-Optimized PWR (TOP) Core Design of a Soluble-Boron-Free SMR with Burnable Absorber-Integrated Guide Thimble
Xuan Ha Nguyen (KAIST), Yonghee Kim (KAIST)
Scalable Modular Dynamic Molten Salt Reactor Model with Depletion Dependency
Visura Pathirana (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Ondrej Chvala (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)
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