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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Japanese gangster charged with trafficking nuclear materials
U.S. officials have brought charges of nuclear materials trafficking against a Japanese gangster who has been in federal custody since 2022.
In a case filled with international espionage, along with alleged weapons and drug trafficking, Takeshi Ebisawa has been charged with attempting to sell uranium and weapons-grade plutonium. The 60-year-old Japanese national—who is believed to be a leading figure in the Yakuza, the Japanese organized crime syndicate—faces a long list of federal charges that carry sentence of life in prison.
13th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control & Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2023)
Thursday, July 20, 2023|8:00–9:30AM EDT|301E
Padhraic L. Mulligan
N. Dianne B. Ezell
Daniel G. Cole
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High Flux Isotope Reactor Irradiation of Self-Powered Neutron Detectors
Padhraic L. Mulligan (ORNL), Daniel C. Sweeney (ORNL), Kara M. Godsey (ORNL), N. Dianne B. Ezell (ORNL), Christian M. Petrie (ORNL)
Methods for Continuously Resolving Spectral Shifts in Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors Irradiated to Extreme Neutron Fluence
Daniel C. Sweeney (ORNL), Christian M. Petrie (ORNL)
Demonstration of a Model-Based Approach for Formal Verification of I&C Logics
Joonas Linnosmaa (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland), Antti Pakonen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland), Jarmo Alanen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland)
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