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NRC advisors give nod to Hermes construction permit
Having completed its review of the construction permit application for Kairos Power’s Hermes test reactor early last month, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) recently submitted its conclusions to the agency, recommending approval.
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Wednesday, December 1, 2021|4:20–5:45PM EST |Columbia 9
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Impact of Potential Source Term Updates in DTRA's HPAC
Joshua Molgaard (Defense Threat Reduction Agency), Tyler Dant (Applied Research Assoc.)
Geometry Effects in the Transport Calculations of the Multiplicity Moments
Victor Dykin (Chalmers Univ. of Technology), Imre Pázsit (Chalmers Univ. of Technology)
A Novel Nuclear Material Control Technique for Pebble Fueled Reactors
Sunil S. Chirayath (Texas A&M Univ.), Claudio A. Gariazzo (ANL), Raffaella Righetti (Texas A&M Univ.), Mohammad Naraghi (Texas A&M Univ.)
An Explainable Artificial Intelligence Approach using a Hopfield Network in Nuclear Security Applications
Miltiadis Alamaniotis (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio), Alexander Heifetz (ANL)
Optimal Sensor Placement with Using Model-Based Reinforcement Learning with Mutual Information
Siyao Gu (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio), Miltiadis Alamaniotis (Univ. of Texas, San Antonio)
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