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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Cs-137 sealed source found in Western Australia
A rendering of the sealed source capsule’s appearance. (Image: DFES)
Australian emergency services has located the lost sealed source, the BBC reported early February 1.
The caesium-137 capsule, part of a density gauge used at Rio Tinto’s Gudai-Darri mine in Western Australia, was found after a survey vehicle travelling at 70 km/h (43 mph) detected radiation, according to the report. According to Australia’s Department of Fire and Emergency Services, the capsule was located on the roadside of the Great Northern Highway, south of Newman. A serial number verified it was the lost source.
Last week, as reported yesterday by Nuclear Newswire, Australian authorities began searching 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) of Australia’s Great Northern Highway, between Perth and the remote town of Newman, for a lost sealed-source capsule containing cesium-137. The source was part of a density gauge used by mining company Rio Tinto at its mining operations in Western Australia.
Thursday, May 19, 2022|10:15AM–12:00PM EDT|Brighton III/IV
Alessandro Scolaro (EPFL)
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Development of an OpenFOAM Multiphysics Solver for Solid Fission Products Transport in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor
Andrea Di Ronco (Politecnico di Milano), Stefano Lorenzi (Politecnico di Milano), Francesca Giacobbo (Politecnico di Milano), Carolina Introini (Politecnico di Milano), Antonio Cammi (Politecnico di Milano)
The GeN-Foam Multiphysics Solver: A Status Update
C. Fiorina (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
PyARC -- A User-Friendly Open-Source Reactor Physics Framework for Fast Reactor Design and Analysis
N.E. Stauff (ANL), A. Abdelhameed (ANL), M. Atz (ANL), P. Shriwise (ANL), Y.S. Jung (ANL), R. Lefebvre (ORNL)
julia for Enhancing Nuclear Engineering Simulations (JENES): Introduction to the JENES Project and Platform
Muhammad Ramzy Altahhan (NCSU), Gregory Delipei (NCSU), David Holler (NCSU), Jason Hou (NCSU), Maria Avramova (NCSU), Kostadin Ivanov (NCSU)
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