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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.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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ENEC inks deal with Kazatomprom, MOUs with TerraPower, GEH
On the margins of the COP28 climate conference in Dubai, UAE, this week, Barakah nuclear plant owner Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) signed its first commercial uranium fuel supply contract with Kazatomprom, in addition to memorandums of understanding with two U.S.-based advanced reactor developers—TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH).
Technical Session|Sponsored by RPD|Cosponsored by ANSTD
Friday, December 3, 2021|3:05–4:50PM EST |Columbia 12
Pavel V. Tsvetkov
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Fundamental Study and Demonstration of Core Monitoring by Ex-Core Detectors Based on the Power Correlation Between Fuel Regions
Rei Kimura (Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions), Yuki Nakai (Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions), Satoshi Wada (Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions), Atsushi Sakon (Kindai Univ.), Tadafumi Sano (Kindai Univ.)
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Conceptual Development Methods for Heat Pipe Microreactors
Mikaela e. Blood (LANL), Alexis Maldonado (LANL), D. V. Rao (LANL)
Reactivity Control of Uranium Nitride Fueled Micro-Reactors with Burnable Poisons and Control Sliders
Aaron She (Georgia Institute of Technology), Bojan Petrovic (Georgia Institute of Technology)
New Burnable Absorber Loading Design in SMR No-Onsite Refueling Strategy Performance Assessment
Gray Chang (JFoster and Assoc.), Mie Hiruta (J Foster and Assoc.), Julie Foster (JFoster and Assoc.), Jim Harrell (Zachry Nuclear)
Design Analysis of a Micro Heat Pipe Cooled Reactor
Luay Alawneh (Texas A&M Univ.), Rodolfo Vaghetto (Texas A&M Univ.), Yassin Hassan (Texas A&M Univ.), Harold G. White (Limitless Space Institute)
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