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Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2023)
May 7–11, 2023
Idaho Falls, ID|Snake River Event Center
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Donalds, Barnard call for streamlining NRC’s regulatory process
“To be frank, any emissions-related climate goals are moonshots without nuclear energy, and next-generation nuclear technology is something that the United States can and SHOULD lead on.” So writes U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds (R., Fla.) and Christopher Barnard, vice president of external affairs for the American Conservation Coalition, in an essay published by RealClear Energy.
Good news: Donalds, one of the strongest advocates for nuclear energy in the U.S. House, and Barnard, publisher and coauthor of Green Market Revolution, begin their essay by noting some recent positive developments for nuclear power. They characterize the initial criticality of Vogtle-3, the first new nuclear reactor built in the United States in about 30 years, as “a monumental achievement for the American nuclear industry.” They praise the Biden administration’s allocation of funds to keep established nuclear plants operational.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Wednesday, June 15, 2022|8:00–9:45AM PDT|Malibu
Simon Pimblott (INL)
Kenneth J. Geelhood
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Mobility of Hydrogen in YH2-x Moderator Materials
Scarlett Widgeon Paisner (LANL), Aditya P. Shivprasad (LANL), Todd M. Alam (Sandia), Erik P. Luther (LANL), Thomas J. Nizolek (LANL), Erofili Kardoulaki (LANL), Matthew A. Griffin (LANL)
Used Fuel Modeling: An Integral Approach Using PEGASUS Code
Wenfeng Liu (Structural Integrity Assoc.), Joe Rashid (Structural Integrity Assoc.), Bill Lyon (Structural Integrity Assoc.), Michael Kennard (Structural Integrity Assoc.)
Demonstration Pressurized Water Reactor Control Rod Withdrawal Analysis Using BISON and RELAP5-3D for High Burnup Fuel
Isabelle Lindsay (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), Quang Phung (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), Seokbin Seo (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville)
Fabrication of CeN (UN Fuel Surrogate) Using Pressureless Fast Heating System
Logan Joyce (Purdue), Yi Xie (Purdue)
Oxidation Rate Dependence of Matrix Graphite Blends on Texture Orientation in High Temperature Steam Atmospheres
Katherine I. Montoya (Univ. Texas, San Antonio), Tyler J. Gerczak (ORNL), Elizabeth S. Sooby (Univ. Texas, San Antonio)
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