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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Environmental Management: GAO Report Shows Mission Far From Complete
This spring, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an insightful report reviewing and summarizing the status and performance of the largest projects and operations within the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM), which is responsible for the cleanup of hazardous and radioactive waste at sites and facilities that have been contaminated from decades of nuclear weapons production and nuclear energy research.
Friday, April 9, 2021|1:30–3:30PM (2:30–4:30PM EDT)
Joshua Hoffman (Univ. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign)
Edward Chen (NCSU)
William Dawn (NCSU)
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Design of a Pulsed Power Facility to Handle High Fusion Yields
Levi Welch (University of MIchigan), Ryan D. McBride (University of Michigan Ann Arbor), Grant Young (Univ. of Michigan), Jack Tait (Univ. of Michigan)
A Comparison of Ablative Performance of Materials for Use in Tokamak Diverter Region
Leigh Winfrey (Pennsylvania State University), Alec Cacheris (University of Tennessee Knoxville), Vincent Cintron (Pennsylvania State University), Sean R. Kosslow (Pennsylvania State University)
Photon Energy Deposition; EPEC Experiments Modeled via MCNP
Thomas Schlitt (AFIT), Darren Holland (AFIT), James Bevins (AFIT)
OpenFOAM Modeling of Beryllium Splashing in Fusion Devices
Gennady Miloshevsky (Virginia Commonwealth University), Cheng Zhang (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
Fusion Material Joint and Composite Testing by Three Point Bending
Jean Paul Allain (Pennsylvania State University), John R. Echols (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Lauren M. Garrison (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Nathan C. Reid (University of Illinois)
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