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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.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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A fateful day for nuclear waste policy: January 31, 1998
Next week will mark 25 years since January 31, 1998, a familiar date to most in the nuclear community, and revisited in today’s #ThrowbackThursday post with an article from the March 1998 issue of Nuclear News. “Those in the nuclear power industry are aware of the significance of the date January 31, 1998. ln the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, that date was set as the deadline for the U.S. government—more specifically, the Department of Energy—to begin taking possession of and responsibility for spent nuclear fuel from nuclear power plants nationwide” (NN, March 1998, p. 59).
Technical Session|Sponsored by Fusion Energy & Plasmas
Saturday, April 16, 2022|1:15–2:45PM CDT|Excellence Room
Sponsored by ANS Fusion Energy Division
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Comparative Investigation of a Continuous DC Plasma Electrode Against Boron-doped Diamond during PFAS Degradation
Jasmine Dinari (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Necip B. Uner (University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Paola Baldaguez Medina (University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), R. Mohan Sankaran (University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Xiao Su (University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Iron Ore Processing with Microwave Plasmas
Dilan Kurukulasuriya (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Ben Duban (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Mathew Schau (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), R. M. Sankaran (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Dynamic Lithium Corrosion of Fusion Relevant Substrates
Riley Trendler (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Cody Moynihan (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Steven A. Stemmley (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Kristin Skrecky (General Fusion), Joerg Zimmerman (General Fusion)
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