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2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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Finding fusion’s place
Fusion energy is attracting significant interest from governments and private capital markets. The deployment of fusion energy on a timeline that will affect climate change and offer another tool for energy security will require support from stakeholders, regulators, and policymakers around the world. Without broad support, fusion may fail to reach its potential as a “game-changing” technology to make a meaningful difference in addressing the twin challenges of climate change and geopolitical energy security.
The process of developing the necessary policy and regulatory support is already underway around the world. Leaders in the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, China, and elsewhere are engaging with the key issues and will lead the way in setting the foundation for a global fusion industry.
14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|1:35–3:00PM (2:35–4:00PM EST)|Jefferson
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Hand-Portable Accelerator for Radioactive Isotope Sources Replacement
1:40–2:00PM (2:40–3:00PM EST)
Sergey V. Kutsaev (RadiaBeam), Ronald Agustsson (RadiaBeam), Robert Berry (RadiaBeam), Salime Boucher (RadiaBeam), David Bruhwiler (RadiaSoft), Amirari Diego (RadiaBeam), Dmitry Gavryushkin (RadiaBeam), Ken Shulze (RadiaBeam), Alexander Smirnov (RadiaBeam), Kirill Taletski (RadiaBeam)
A Portable X-ray Source Based on Dielectric Accelerators
2:00–2:20PM (3:00–3:20PM EST)
Chunguang Jing (Euclid Beamlabs LLC), Roman Kostin (Euclid Beamlabs LLC), Pavel Avrakohv (Euclid Beamlabs LLC), Alexei Kanareykin (Euclid Beamlabs LLC)
Novel X-ray Sources as Replacements for Isotopes in Irradiation Applications
2:20–2:40PM (3:20–3:40PM EST)
Mark Eaton (Stellarray), Ronald Hellmer (Stellarray), Zhe Su (Stellarray), Shuo Chneg (Stellarray)
Direct Comparison of Material Characteristics Following Novel Sterilization Exposures
2:40–3:00PM (3:40–4:00PM EST)
James A. McCoy (Becton Dickinson)
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