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Isotopes & Radiation
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.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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New report details impact of nuclear energy in southeastern U.S.
A seminal new report by the Southeast Nuclear Advisory Council and E4 Carolinas has identified the significant economic impact of the nuclear industry within the southeastern United States. The report, The Economic Impact of the Nuclear Industry in the Southeast United States, provides a baseline for future research into the crucial role nuclear power plants play in shaping regional economies and facilitating the shift to clean energy.
The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors Virtual Meeting
Technical Session|Sponsored by Verification and Validation Impl
Thursday, November 19, 2020|10:00–11:45AM EST
Chris Jones (Kansas State Univ.)
Nathan Porter (Sandia)
Scott Palmtag (NC State Univ.)
Kai Duemmler (NC State Univ.)
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Subcooled Boiling Models in CTF: Analysis and Separate Effects Validation
Nathan W. Porter (Sandia National Laboratories), Lindsay N. Gilkey (Sandia National Laboratories)
Verification: a physics-based procedure with applications to CTF and BISON
Nathan W. Porter (Sandia National Laboratories), Aysenur Toptan (Idaho National Laboratory), Robert K. Salko (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Martin Pilch (MPilchConsulting)
Application of Predictive Capability Maturity Model for Assessment of VERA-CS for CASL Challenge Problems
Christopher Jones (Kansas State University), Paridhi Athe (North Carolina State University), Nam T. Dinh (North Carolina State University)
Can We Expect Our Codes to Converge to the Correct Answer for Our Intended Applications
Martin Pilch (MPilchConsulting)
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