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The division was organized to promote the advancement of knowledge of the use of particle accelerator technologies for nuclear and other applications. It focuses on production of neutrons and other particles, utilization of these particles for scientific or industrial purposes, such as the production or destruction of radionuclides significant to energy, medicine, defense or other endeavors, as well as imaging and diagnostics.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
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Founded in 1988, CERTREC is a regulatory compliance process and web-based technology expert that helps utilities manage the regulatory process to their advantage. With more than 1,200 cumulative years of regulatory and industry experience with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and other Regional Entities, Certrec’s Office of Licensing and Compliance, Office of NERC Compliance, and New Plant services are used by utilities across North America. Besides regulatory services, Certrec provides state-of-the-art online technology solutions to reduce cost and risk.