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Despite all the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. nuclear energy community pulled out some big wins in 2020, and this year could be even bigger, according to the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy.
From deep space exploration on Mars to a historic new reactor coming online in Waynesboro, Ga., 2021 will be a record-breaking year for the industry—both good and potentially bad.
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Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Tuesday, November 17, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EST)
Cynthia A. Adkins
Colby B. Jensen
Kenneth J. Geelhood
Jessie Vazquez (American Nuclear Society)
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High Temperature Deformation Processes in Additively Manufactured 316L Stainless Steel
Meimei Li (Argonne National Laboratory), Kurt Terrani (ORNL), T.S. Byun (ORNL), Florent Heidet (ANL), Wei-Ying Chen (ANL), Xuan Zhang (ANL)
Deformation and Fracture Characteristics of Additively Manufactured and Wrought 316L Stainless Steels before and after Irradiation
Kurt A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Timothy G. Lach (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Joseph J. Simpson (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Benton Garrison (ORNL), Maxim Gussev (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Thak Sang Byun (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Initial Irradiation Tests on the TCR Fuel Form at MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory
Gokul Vasudevamurthy (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Chemistry Effects on α' precipitation in FeCrAl Alloys
Russell M. Fawcett (Global Nuclear Fuel), Dan Lutz (Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas), Soumya Nag (GE Research), Raul B. Rebak (GE Research), Andrew K. Hoffman (GE Global Research Center)
EFFECT OF HYDRIDE ON CRACK GROWTH IN ZIRCONIUM ALLOY BY EXTENDED FINITE ELEMENT SIMULATION
Huaping Dong (Science and Technology on Reactor System Design Technology Laboratory), Meng Huo (Science and Technology on Reactor System Design Technology Laboratory), Ximing Xie (Science and Technology on Reactor System Design Technology Laboratory), Lili Liu (Science and Technology on Reactor System Design Technology Laboratory), Hua Pang (Science and Technology on Reactor System Design Technology Laboratory), Xiaoming Song (Science and Technology on Reactor System Design Technology Laboratory), Liang Chen (Nuclear Power Institute of China)
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