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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.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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First container of test glass filled at Hanford’s Vit Plant
Bechtel and the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management announced on December 4 that the first set of test glass was successfully poured into a stainless-steel storage container designed to hold vitrified waste at Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, also known as the Vit Plant.
Technical Session|Transient Fuel Behavior and Safety Related Issues
Monday, October 10, 2022|10:15–11:55AM EDT|Adagio/Allegro
Jinzhao Zhang (Tractabel)
Michelle Bales (NEA)
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NRC's Research Information Letter on Fuel Fragmentation, Relocation and Dispersal
James Corson (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Alice Chung (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Lucas Kyriazidis (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Michelle Bales (OECD Nuclear Energy Agency)
Experimental Study of the Effect of Neighboring Rods in Fuel Cladding Deformation Under LOCA Conditions
Cristina Dominguez (IRSN), Pauline Lacote (IRSN), Alice Viretto (IRSN), Stéphane Charbaut (IRSN), Georges Repetto (IRSN)
Fragmentation Behavior of Cr2O3-Doped UO2 Pellets with Controlled Microstructure Under Prototypical LOCA and RIA Thermal Transient
Dong Zhao (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Kun Yang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Andre Broussard (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Heng Ban (Univ. Pittsburgh), Jie Lian (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
On the Role of Microstructure on the Burst Properties of Oxide Dispersion Strengthened FeCrAl Alloys During Simulated Loss-of-Coolant Accident Conditions
Caleb P. Massey (ORNL), Kenneth A. Kane (ORNL), Ryan T. Sweet (ORNL), Samuel B. Bell (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), Andrew T. Nelson (ORNL)
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