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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.
Monday, May 16, 2022|10:15AM–12:00PM EDT|Fountainview
Brendan M. Kochunas (Univ. Michigan)
Nicolas E. Stauff (ANL)
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Transient Analysis of a Micro-Reactor Using the DireWolf Code Suite
Nathan Roskoff (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Vefa Kucukboyaci (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Alex Levinsky (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Vincent Laboure (INL), Jackson Harter (INL), Adam Zabriskie (INL), Lise Charlot (INL)
XE-100 Modeling and Simulation for Neutronic Analysis in MCNP6.2
Austin Carter (INL), Travis Lange (INL), Paolo Balestra (INL), Gerhard Strydom (INL), Sonat Sen (X-Energy), Raymond Wang (X-Energy)
Multiphysics Analysis System for Heat Pipe Cooled Micro Reactors Employing PRAGMA-OpenFOAM-ANLHTP
Jaeuk Im (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Myung Jin Jeong (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Namjae Choi (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Kyung Min Kim (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Han Gyu Joo (Seoul Nat'l Univ.), Hyoung Kyu Cho (Seoul Nat'l Univ.)
Stability Margin Analysis of the Holos-Quad Microreactor Design
Shai Kinast (Nuclear Research Center Negev), Claudio Filippone (HolosGen), Brendan Kochunas (Univ. Michigan)
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