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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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Wanted: Information leading to a neutron source for fusion energy R&D
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science published a notice in the March 27 Federal Register calling for input on technological approaches to a Fusion Prototypic Neutron Source (FPNS) for materials irradiation research under DOE-SC’s Fusion Energy Sciences program, as well as partnership models that could accelerate the construction and delivery of the facility. The request for information (RFI) calls for responses by May 11.
Monday, October 4, 2021|3:30–5:10PM EDT
David Griesheimer (Naval Nuclear Laboratory)
Jeffery D. Densmore (Naval Nuclear Laboratory)
Cole Tagasuki (NC State Univ.)
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Continuous Energy Coarse Mesh Transport Method for Time-Dependent Neutron Transport Problems
Dingkang Zhang (Georgia Institute of Technology), Farzad Rahnema (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Step Change in the Fuel Density During k-Power Iteration for Time-Dependent Neutron Transport
Yasushi Nauchi (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry)
Monte Carlo Compton Scattering in the Optically Thin Limit: Stabilizing the Temperature in Thermal Radiation Transport When Scatters are Rare
Brooks E. Kinch (LANL), Mathew A. Cleveland (LANL)
Monte Carlo Thermal Radiation Transport With Nonlinear Elimination
Adam Q. Lam (LLNL), Todd S. Palmer (Oregon State Univ.), Thomas A. Brunner (LLNL)
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