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Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
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|Panel|Sponsored by THD
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|1:15–3:00PM (2:15–4:00PM EDT)|Room 8
Kevin R. Robb
Jessie Vazquez (ANS)
Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) has sponsored multiple research programs that benefit research and development of advanced reactors. MEITNER and GEMINA programs are two excellent examples among others. These programs further advance the U.S. nuclear energy technologies and increase economic competitiveness of advanced reactors. Thermal-hydraulics research plays an indispensable role in the development, deployment, and operation of advanced nuclear technologies and an important part of these programs. This panel invites panelists to participate in the discussions on the recent status of these ARPA-E supported projects, with the focus on their advances and impacts related to thermal-hydraulics.
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