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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|3:15–5:00PM PDT|Carmel
Stefano Terlizzi (INL)
Pavel V. Tsvetkov
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Multi-Physics Modeling of Fluoride-Salt-Cooled High-Temperature Reactor
Edward M. Duchnowski (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), Nicholas R. Brown (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville)
A Theory of Gas Behavior in Molten Salt Reactors and its Impact on Reactivity
Terry Price (Univ. Texas, Austin), Ondrej Chvala (Univ. Texas, Austin), Kevin T. Clarno (Univ. Texas, Austin)
Preliminary Observations on the Hydrogen Redistribution Feedback in YH-Moderated Monolithic Microreactors
Stefano Terlizzi (INL), Vincent M. Laboure (INL), Mark D. DeHart (INL)
Positive Void Coefficient from Sparging Gas Entrainment in Transatomic Power MSR Core
Alvin J.H. Lee (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Tomasz Kozlowski (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
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