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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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The DRUM program: Cataloging America’s abandoned uranium mines
Based on a review of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) records and available data from numerous agencies, there are an estimated 4,225 mines across the country that provided uranium ore to the U.S. government for defense-related purposes between 1947 and 1970. To aid in the cleanup of these legacy uranium mines and establish a record of their locations and current conditions, the Defense-Related Uranium Mines (DRUM) program was established within the Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management (LM).
Technical Session|Sponsored by Materials Science & Technology
Friday, April 15, 2022|9:45–11:15AM CDT|Loyalty Room
Sponsored by ANS Material Science & Technology Division
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Microstructural Analysis of Neutron Irradiated U-10Zr Fuel Using Serial Sectioning SEM-FIB
Nicole G. Rodriguez Perez (Purdue), Jonova Thomas (Purdue), Maria A. Okuniewski (Purdue)
Gamma Irradiation of 3D Printed Polymers
Sidney A. Hall-Smith (US Naval Academy), Peter Joyce (US Naval Academy), Elizbeth Getto (US Naval Academy), Logan Schoffstall (US Naval Academy)
Initial Studies of Tellurium Cracking in 316H Stainless Steel
Lauryn Reyes (TAMU), Mohammad Umar F. Khan (TAMU), Ryan Gordon (Univ. Connecticut), Stephen S. Raiman (TAMU)
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