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The division's objectives are to promote the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the fundamental physical phenomena characterizing nuclear reactors and other nuclear systems. The division encourages research and disseminates information through meetings and publications. Areas of technical interest include nuclear data, particle interactions and transport, reactor and nuclear systems analysis, methods, design, validation and operating experience and standards. The Wigner Award heads the awards program.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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University of Florida–led consortium to research nuclear forensics
A 16-university team of 31 scientists and engineers, under the title Consortium for Nuclear Forensics and led by the University of Florida, has been selected by the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to develop the next generation of new technologies and insights in nuclear forensics.
12th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2021)
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|12:00–1:45PM EDT
Nesrin Cetiner (MIT)
Jamie B. Coble (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Janet Davis (ANS)
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Resilient Micro and Nano Silicon-Based Electromechanical Relays for Nuclear Power Applications
Benjamin Horstmann (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Kai Ding (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Md Ataul Mamun (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Carl Elks (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Gary Atkinson (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Umit Ozgur (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Vitaliy Avrutin (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
Advantages of a Digital Wide-Range Neutron Instrumentation System
Arnaud Duthou (Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear), Pierre Vignollet (Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear), Gael de Cargouet (Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear), Stéphane Fargues (Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear)
Nuclear Cogeneration Plant of Electricity and Hydrogen Using Methane Steam Reforming
Junyi Li (Tsinghua Univ.), Zhe Dong (Tsinghua Univ.), Bowen Li (Tsinghua Univ.)
Natural Ageing of Solder Joints in Old Electronic Assemblies
Laurent Cretinon (EDF - DIPNN)
Survivability of Low-Voltage Cable Insulations in Small Modular Reactor Environments
C.R. Ferree (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), P.R. Ward (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), T. A. Toll (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.)
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