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2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
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Advanced nuclear to be a focus of reopened Arctic Energy Office
The Department of Energy has announced the reestablishment of the Arctic Energy Office (AEO), to be located on the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The AEO was originally established in 2001 but failed to receive sufficient funding. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette had pledged to reopen the office by the close of the current federal fiscal year.
The focus of the AEO, according to the DOE, will include international cooperation on Arctic issues, research on methane hydrates, and the development of advanced microgrids and nuclear power systems, such as small modular reactors.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Wednesday, November 18, 2020|1:40–3:20PM (2:40–4:20PM EST)
The session will be available to join at 1:10PM (2:10PM EST).
Chaitanya S. Deo
Kallie E. Metzger
Kenneth J. Geelhood
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Qualification of an LEU Fuel for the Advanced Test Reactor
Kyle G. Metzroth (MPR Associates, Inc.), Jere H. Jenkins (Idaho National Laboratory), Eric Woolstenhulme (Idaho National Laboratory), Maria Pascale (MPR Associates), Douglas Hardymayer (MPR Associates)
Materials Compatibility with Flowing Molten Lead at 500°C
Osman Anderoglu (University of New Mexico), Khaled Talaat (University of New Mexico), Cemal Cakez (University of New Mexico), Shuprio Ghosh (University of New Mexico), Madhavan Radhakrishnan (University of New Mexico), Keith Woloshun (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Stuart A. Maloy (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Cetin Unal (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Michael R. Ickes (Westinghouse Electric Company), Paolo Ferroni (Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC)
BISON Metallic Fuels Benchmark Simulations Based on the X430 Experiment
Ian Greenquist (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Jeffrey Powers (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Modeling of Self-Powered Neutron Detectors (SPND) for the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR)
Nathan A. Conner (Idaho State University), George R. Imel (Idaho State University), Jason T. Harris (Purdue University)
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