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Radiation Protection & Shielding
The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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DOE prepares for transition of Savannah River Site management
Personnel from the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management and the National Nuclear Security Administration recently gathered to discuss plans for the upcoming transfer of landlord responsibility for the Savannah River Site in South Carolina.
Technical Session|Sponsored by RPSD
Monday, June 13, 2022|3:15–5:00PM PDT|San Simeon B
Amir A. Bahadori
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Neutron Detection for Radiological Emergency
Sanjoy Mukhopadhyay (Nevada Nuclear Security Site), Richard J. Maurer (Nevada Nuclear Security Site), Johnny Grimes (Nevada Nuclear Security Site)
Muon Imaging for Used Nuclear Fuel Dry-Cask Storage Verification
Jesus Valencia (Univ. New Mexico), Dominic Lioce (Univ. New Mexico), Adam A. Hecht (Univ. New Mexico)
Non-Linear Cherenkov Muon Spectrometer Using Multi-Layer Pressurized C3F8 Gas Radiators
J. Bae (Purdue), S. Chatzidakis (Purdue)
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