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2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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NRC moves ahead on HALEU enrichment, rulemaking, and guidance
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is requesting comments on the regulatory basis for a proposed rule for light water reactor fuel designs featuring high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU), including accident tolerant fuel (ATF) designs, and on draft guidance for the environmental evaluation of ATFs containing uranium enriched up to 8 percent U-235. Some of the HALEU feedstock for those LWR fuels and for advanced reactor fuels could be produced within the first Category II fuel facility licensed by the NRC—Centrus Energy’s American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. On September 21, the NRC approved the start of enrichment operations in the plant’s modest 16-machine HALEU demonstration cascade.
14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators
Friday, December 3, 2021|10:00–11:45AM EST |Lincoln East
Philip L. Cole (Lamar Univ.)
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Hybrid electron accelerator application for the purification of marine exhaust gases
Toms Torims (Riga Technical University), Andrzej G. Chmielewski (Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology), G. Mattausch (Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology), A. Pawelec (Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology), G. Pikurs (Riga Technical University), M. Vretenar (The European Organization for Nuclear Research), K. Kravalis (Riga Technical University)
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Design of Compact, High Power Electron Linacs for Environmental Remediation
R. Rimmer (Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility), C. Ciovati (Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility), B. Coriton (General Atomics), F. Hannon (PhaseSpaceTech), H. Vennekate (Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility), S. Wang (Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility)
Drones, Cores, and Photon Activation Analysis
David Halnon (Lamar University), P.L. L. Cole (Lamar University), J.L. Jordan (Lamar University), Gary Strahan (Infrared Cameras Incorporated), Gary Forister (Infrared Cameras Incorporated)
Application of Electron Beam Irradiation for the Removal of Metformin Antidiabetic
Flavio K. Tominaga (IPEN-CNEN/SP), Thalita Tieko Silva (IPEN-CNEN/SP), Nathalia F. Boiaini (IPEN-CNEN/SP), Sueli I. Borrely (IPEN-CNEN/SP)
Possible Use of Electron Beam Irradiation for Reducing Cianotoxins in Raw Water
Thalita Tieko Silva (IPEN-CNEN/SP), Fernanda Rios Jacinavicius (Univ. de São Paulo), Flavio Kiyoshi Tominaga (IPEN-CNEN/SP), Sueli Ivone Borrely (IPEN-CNEN/SP)
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