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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|Sponsored by THD
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|3:30–5:15PM (4:30–6:15PM EDT)|Room 8
Guillaume P. Mignot
Yassin A. Hassan
Jessie Vazquez (ANS)
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Preliminary Safety Analysis Results of Lead Cooled Fast Reactor: MicroURANUS under Unprotected Loss of Flow Condition
Ji Yong Kim (Ulsan Nat'l Institute of Science and Technology), In Cheol Bang (Ulsan Nat'l Institute of Science and Technology)
Numerical Study of the Heat Transfer in Randomly Packed Spheres for Fluoride Salt Cooled High-Temperature Reactors (FHRs)
Scott Wahlquist (Idaho State Univ.), Amir Ali (Idaho State Univ.)
Unified Domain Knowledge Informed Machine Learning Model for CHF Prediction
Yue Jin (MIT), Xingang Zhao (ORNL), Koroush Shirvan (MIT)
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