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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.
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NNSA releases contractor performance evaluations
The National Nuclear Security Administration last week released performance evaluation summaries on the effectiveness of its management and operating (M&O) contractors in meeting the agency’s expectations during fiscal year 2020.
The summaries feature assessment “scorecards,” as well as links to M&O contractor performance evaluation and measurement plans. Also included are specific contractor accomplishments, plus issues requiring attention.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Thursday, November 19, 2020|11:15AM–1:00PM (12:15–2:00PM EST)
Kenneth J. Geelhood
Jessie Vazquez (American Nuclear Society)
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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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