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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Eliminated as a repository site, Germany’s Gorleben salt mine to be closed
The German government has announced that it is closing the Gorleben salt mine in the Wendland region of Lower Saxony, officially removing the site from consideration as a repository for radioactive waste. Gorleben became a target of antinuclear protests after being proposed as a potential repository in the 1970s.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021|12:20–1:10PM (1:20–2:10PM EDT)|Salon D
Imre Pázsit (Chalmers University of Technology)
Anil K. Prinja (Univ. of New Mexico)
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New Paradigm in Neutron Fluctuation Analysis: Extracting the Statistics of Discrete Detection Events from Time-Resolved Signals of Fission Chambers
Lajos Nagy (Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics), Yasunori Kitamura (Kyoto Univ.), Imre Pázsit (Chalmers Univ. of Technology), Mate Szieberth (Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics)
Experimental Demonstration of Neutron Fluctuation Analysis Based on the Continuous Signal of Fission Chambers: Neutron Multiplicity and Reactor Noise Measurements
M. Szieberth (Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics), L. Nagy (Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics), G. Klujber (Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics), Y. Kitamura (Kyoto Univ.), T. Misawa (Kyoto Univ.), I. Barth (Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics), I. Pázsit (Chalmers Univ. of Technology)
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