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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.
12th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2021)
Technical Session|Sponsored by Instrumentation and Controls
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|11:00AM–12:45PM (12:00–1:45PM EDT)|Room 4
Josh Daw (INL)
Fan Zhang (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Jamie B. Coble (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Janet Davis (ANS)
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Dynamic Response Characterization of Temperature Sensors for Small Modular Reactors
A. H. Hashemian (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), E. T. Riggsbee (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), S. N. Tyler (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), B. Arnholt (NuScale Power), N. Cetiner (ORNL)
Development and Testing of High Temperature Fiber Optic Sensors for Measurement of Heat Pipe Temperature in the eVinci™ Micro Reactor
Thomas Tweedle (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Yuqi Li (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Kevin Chen (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
Microwave Resonant Cavity-Based Flow Sensor for Advanced Reactor High Temperature Fluids
Alexander Heifetz (ANL), Victoria Ankel (ANL), Dmitry Shribak (ANL), Sasan Bakhtiari (ANL), Anthonie Cilliers (Kairos Power)
Design, Fabrication, Installation and Operation of the In-Core Instrumentation for EPR Reactors
Patrick Weidenauer (Framatome), Heiko Jasper (Framatome)
The Transient Thermal Response of a Pressure-Driven Fabry-Pérot Cavity
Daniel C. Sweeney (ORNL), Adrian M. Schrell (ORNL), Christian M. Petrie (ORNL)
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