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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.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Two new reports shed light on Hanford’s tank waste challenges
A pair of recent reports by the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine highlight some of the challenges the Department of Energy faces in treating the millions of gallons of legacy radioactive waste at the Hanford Site in Washington state.
Technical Session|Sponsored by OPD
Friday, December 3, 2021|1:00–2:45PM EST |Columbia 12
Robb Stewart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Temi Adeyeye (Westinghouse)
W. Neal Mann (ANL)
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Comparative Reliability Study on Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Integrated Energy Systems
Samantha Sabatino (ORNL), Askin Guler Yigitoglu (ORNL)
Modeling of Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage
Amey Shigrekar (INL), Trevor Casper (Univ. of Idaho), Richard Christensen (Univ. of Idaho)
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Modeling a Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor with Thermal Energy Storage Using Optimal Dispatch and SAM
Gabriel J. Soto (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Una Baker (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Brian White (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Ben Lindley (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Mike Wagner (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison)
Experimental Investigation of Chemical Heat Pumps Using Composite Pellets for Temperature Augmentation
Aman Gupta (Univ. of Idaho), Paul D. Armatis (Oregon State Univ.), Piyush Sabharwall (INL), Brian M. Fronk (Oregon State Univ.), Vivek Utgikar (Univ. of Idaho)
Dynamic Model of Absorption Cycle for Chemical-Absorption Heat Pump for Process Heating Applications
Paul D. Armatis (Oregon State Univ.), Aman Gupta (Univ. of Idaho), Piyush Sabharwall (INL), Vivek Utgikar (Univ. of Idaho), Brian M. Fronk (Oregon State Univ.)
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