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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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The DRUM program: Cataloging America’s abandoned uranium mines
Based on a review of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) records and available data from numerous agencies, there are an estimated 4,225 mines across the country that provided uranium ore to the U.S. government for defense-related purposes between 1947 and 1970. To aid in the cleanup of these legacy uranium mines and establish a record of their locations and current conditions, the Defense-Related Uranium Mines (DRUM) program was established within the Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management (LM).
Monday, September 26, 2022|10:20AM–12:00PM PDT|Grand Pacific D
Leigh Smith (Rolls-Royce)
Chris Perfetti (University of New Mexico)
Thomas M. Miller (ORNL)
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Neutronic Coupling of Core and Out-of-Vessel Structures for Molten Salt Reactors and Evaluation of its Effects on Dose Rates Using the SCALE/CAAS Methodology
Kyle Carberry (Georgia Tech), Bojan Petrovic (Georgia Tech)
Design of Neutron Collimators for Ex-Vessel Neutron Instrumentation of the NUWARD(TM) Small Modular Reactor
Rachel Martin (TechnicAtome), Alexis Maitre (TechnicAtome), Michel Boyard (TechnicAtome)
Evaluation of Ex-Vessel Neutron Dose Fields and Neutron Dosimetry Gradient Chains at Krško NPP
Tanja Goričanec (Jožef Stefan Institute), Luka Snoj (Jozef Stefan Institute), Marjan Kromar (Jozef Stefan Institute)
Estimating the Amount of 93Mo in Low and Intermediate Level Nuclear Waste
K. Andgren (Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co.)
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