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The mission of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy Division (NNPD) is to promote the peaceful use of nuclear technology while simultaneously preventing the diversion and misuse of nuclear material and technology through appropriate safeguards and security, and promotion of nuclear nonproliferation policies. To achieve this mission, the objectives of the NNPD are to: Promote policy that discourages the proliferation of nuclear technology and material to inappropriate entities. Provide information to ANS members, the technical community at large, opinion leaders, and decision makers to improve their understanding of nuclear nonproliferation issues. Become a recognized technical resource on nuclear nonproliferation, safeguards, and security issues. Serve as the integration and coordination body for nuclear nonproliferation activities for the ANS. Work cooperatively with other ANS divisions to achieve these objective nonproliferation policies.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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How the NRC modernized its digital I&C infrastructure and where it goes from here
The Nuclear Regulatory Commissiona first formally developed infrastructure for the review of digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in the 1990s. Although the current fleet of nuclear power plants in the United States was originally designed and constructed with analog systems, the U.S. nuclear industry has for more than 30 years been working to upgrade these older systems with modern digital equipment.
Saturday, April 10, 2021|3:30–4:15PM (4:30–5:15PM EDT)
Brian Andersen (NC State Univ.)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Chaitee Godbole (NC State Univ.)
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Neutronic Analysis of the Submersion-Subcritical Safe Space (S4) Reactor using Reduced Enrichment Uranium Fuel
Chaitee M. Godbole (North Carolina State University), Takanori Kajihara (Texas A&M University College Station), Jared Magnusson (University of California - Los Angeles)
Geant4 Modeling of Energy and Charge Deposition in Spacecraft Materials
Youssef Abouhussien (Virginia Commonwealth University), Gennady Miloshevsky (Virginia Commonweatlh University)
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