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2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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Standard on fixed neutron absorbers in nuclear facilities outside reactors just issued (ANS-8.21)
ANSI/ANS-8.21-2023, Use of Fixed Neutron Absorbers in Nuclear Facilities Outside Reactors, has just been issued by the American Nuclear Society Standards Committee. The standard was approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on June 20, 2023, as a revision and consolidation of ANS-8.21-1995 (R2019) (withdrawn) (same title) and ANS-8.5-1996 (R2022) (withdrawn), Use of Borosilicate-Glass Raschig Rings as a Neutron Absorber in Solutions of Fissile Material. ANSI/ANS-8.21-2023 provides guidance for the use of neutron absorbers, including Raschig rings, as an integral part of nuclear facilities equipment, fissile material, or fuel components outside reactors, where such absorbers are credited to provide criticality safety control.
Technical Session|Sponsored by HFICD
Wednesday, June 15, 2022|10:15AM–12:00PM PDT|El Capitan B
Fan Zhang (Georgia Tech)
Jamie B. Coble (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
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Early Stage Application of Machine Learning to Enhance Image Quality of Ultrasonic Transducers for Under Sodium Viewing
G. Kinzler (Univ. Pittsburgh), H. Ban (Univ. Pittsburgh)
Image Synthesis of Nuclear Data Using Deceptive Infusion of Data
Arvind Sundaram (Purdue), Tyler Lewis (Purdue), Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (Purdue)
Augmented Data Generation for Thermocouple Sensors Time Series with Generative Adversarial Network
Stella Pantopoulou (Purdue), Darius Lisowski (ANL), Anthonie Cilliers (Kairos Power), Lefteri Tsoukalas (Purdue), Alexander Heifetz (ANL)
A Data-Driven Feature Extraction Approach for Subtle Variation Detection
Yeni Li (Purdue), Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (Purdue)
Physics-Informed Neural Network Solution of Point Kinetics Equations for Development of Small Modular Reactor Digital Twin
Konstantinos Prantikos (Purdue), Lefteri H. Tsoukalas (Purdue), Alexander Heifetz (ANL)
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