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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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The Sodium Reactor Experiment
In February 1957, construction was completed on the Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE), a sodium-cooled, graphite-moderated reactor with an output of 20 MWt. The design of theSRE had begun three years earlier in 1954, and construction started in April 1955. On April 25, 1957, the reactor reached criticality, and the SRE operated until February 1964.
Saturday, April 10, 2021|9:45–10:50AM EDT
Ishita Trivedi (NC State Univ.)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
You are invited to an exciting plenary sessions at the annual Virtual ANS Student Conference 2021 (April 10, 2021) as we EMBRACE nuclear science and technology. Join us to hear more about the application of nuclear technology in space, propulsion, defense, and radioisotope production.
Julie EzoldRadioisotope Production and Operations Section HeadOak Ridge National Laboratory
Avneet SoodSenior Scientist,Los Alamos National Laboratory
William E. RussellChief Scientist,BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc.
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