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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.
Saturday, April 10, 2021|1:00–2:30PM (2:00–3:30PM EDT)
Chaitee Godbole (NC State Univ.)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Joshua Hoffman (Univ. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign)
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Monte Carlo Modeling for a High-Resolution Perovskite Gamma Detector using GEANT4
Charles Han (University of Nevada Las Vegas), Alexander Barzilov (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
Detection of Neutrons from PuBe, AmBe, and Cf-252 Isotope Sources using Tensioned Metastable Fluid Detectors
Catalin A. Harabagiu (Purdue University), Stepan Ozerov (Purdue University), Nathan Boyle (Purdue University), Mitchell P. Hemesath (Purdue University), Rusi Taleyarkhan (Purdue University)
Radiological Consequence Analysis of a Microreactor via the Gaussian Plume Model in a Hypothetical Catastrophic Accident Scenario
Nick Joslin (North Carolina State University), Mihai A. Diaconeasa (North Carolina State University)
Demonstration of NanoTritium Betavoltaic Power System Delivery
Darrell S. Cheu (Purdue University), Thomas E. Adams (Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division), Shripad T. Revankar (Purdue University)
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