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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 RPD
Tuesday, June 14, 2022|1:00–2:45PM PDT|Carmel
Pavel V. Tsvetkov
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Development and Validation of Depletion Module in the Monte Carlo Code iMC
Inyup Kim (KAIST), Hyeontae Kim (KAIST), Yonghee Kim (KAIST)
Preliminary Development of Tracking Algorithms for Pebble Bed Reactor Analysis in PRAGMA
Sung Joon Kwon (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Namjae Choi (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Han Gyu Joo (Seoul Nat'l Univ.)
Time-Dependent Neutron Transport Modelling of Checkerboard Voiding
Peter Schwanke (Ontario Tech Univ.), Eleodor Nichita (Ontario Tech Univ.)
Equivalence Between Microscopic and Macroscopic Xe-135 Sm-149 Depletion Calculation
Tae-suk Oh (KAIST), Seongdong Jang (KAIST), Yunseok Jeong (KAIST), Yonghee Kim (KAIST)
A Multiphysics Framework to Characterize the Fuel Rod and Assembly Bowing Effect in PWRs
Yue Zou (Dominion Energy), Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
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