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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
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.
Saturday, April 10, 2021|1:00–2:30PM (2:00–3:30PM EDT)
Jake Mitstifer (Univ. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Ni Kan (NC State Univ.)
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Design of a Critical Benchmark Experiment for the Intermediate Energy Pu-239 Fission Cross Section
Ralph Arel B. D'Agostino (North Carolina State University), William A. Garrabrant (North Carolina State University), Carena G. Kelly (South Carolina State University), John Mattingly (North Carolina State University)
Optimization of the Rossi-Alpha Histogram for Bin Width and Reset Time
Rowan Marchie (University of Michigan), Michael Hua (University of Michigan), Sara A. Pozzi (University of Michigan)
Assessing the Application of Distributed Ledger Technology to the Development of the Next Generation of Nuclear Power Plants
Priyanka M. Pandit (North Carolina State University), Vibhav Srivaths (North Carolina State University), Mihai A. Diaconeasa (North Carolina State University)
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