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2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
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Brouillette: Nuclear should be part of California’s energy problem solution
In an op-ed published on September 25 in the Orange County Register, Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette decryed the state of California’s handling of its energy crisis.
Brouillette criticized state leaders for championing a 100 percent renewable energy plan that ignores nuclear and natural gas. He also found fault with the plan to prematurely close the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Thursday, November 19, 2020|11:15AM–1:00PM (12:15–2:00PM EST)
The session will be available to join at 10:45AM (11:45AM EST).
Kenneth J. Geelhood
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Oxidation of Yttrium Hydride Moderator for the Transformational Challenge Reactor
Ken Kane (ORNL), Padraig Stack (University of Akron), Peter Mouche (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Bruce A. Pint (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Xunxiang Hu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Thermal properties and reversible transformation in yttrium hydride
Artem A. Trofimov (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Xunxiang Hu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Hsin Wang (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Ying Yang (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Kurt A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Towards atom irradiation and examination of nuclear materials
Junhua Jiang (Idaho National Laboratory), Congjian Wang (Idaho National Laboratory)
Thermomechanical Properties of Bulk Yttrium Hydride for High-Temperature Moderator Application
Xunxiang Hu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Mehdi Balooch (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Kurt A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
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