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Nuclear Installations Safety
Devoted specifically to the safety of nuclear installations and the health and safety of the public, this division seeks a better understanding of the role of safety in the design, construction and operation of nuclear installation facilities. The division also promotes engineering and scientific technology advancement associated with the safety of such facilities.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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“Nuclear popcorn” study gives insights into strong nuclear force
A study published recently in the American Physical Society journal Physical Review C reveals new findings about the strong nuclear force, the mysterious fundamental force that holds together the protons and neutrons of the atomic nucleus. Experiments conducted at Argonne National Laboratory have shown how the round, heavy nuclei of the nickel-64 isotope (containing 28 protons and 36 neutrons, making it the heaviest stable Ni isotope) changed into one of two shapes—either like a doorknob or a football—depending on the amount of energy exerted on it. A summary of the research on the Phys.org website compares the nuclei shape change to popcorn kernels changing shape when heated in a microwave.
Decommissioning Environmental Science and Remote Technology 2021
Thursday, December 2, 2021|1:00–2:45PM EST |Georgetown East
Mark S. Campagna
Erhard W. Koehler
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Analysing Human Operators and an Automated System in Swabbing Tasks
Thomas Johnson (Univ. of Manchester), Simon Watson (Univ. of Manchester), Clint Sharrad (Univ. of Manchester), Thomas Carey (National Nuclear Laboratory)
Effect of pH and Silicon Concentration on the Competitive Incorporation of Iodine and Chromate into Calcium Carbonate Phases.
Y.P. Katsenovich (Florida International Univ.), R. Gudavalli (Florida International Univ.), L. Lagos (Florida International Univ.)
Artificial Intelligence Based Analytics to Support Environmental Remote Monitoring
Masudur R. Siddiquee (Florida International Univ.), Santosh Joshi (Florida International Univ.), Himanshu Upadhyay (Florida International Univ.), Leonel Lagos (Florida International Univ.)
Underwater Laser Cutting Studies in KAERI for Dismantling Nuclear Facilities
Jae Sung Shin (KAERI), Seong Y. Oh (KAERI), Sungmo Nam (KAERI), Sung Hoon Baik (KAERI), Sungok Kwon (KAERI), Taek-Soo Kim (KAERI), Seung-Kyu Park (KAERI), Hyunmin Park (KAERI), Jonghwan Lee (KAERI)
Development of ICT-Based Remote Dismantling System by the Virtual Operation Technology for Kori Unit 1 Nuclear Power Plant
Dae-Won Cho (Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials), Jeong Suh (Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials), Seokyoung Ahn (Pusan National Univ.), Min Cheol Lee (Pusan National Univ.), Yong Soo Kim (Hanyang Univ.), Nam Kyun Kim (KEPCO KPS), Jae-Sug Ki (Sangmyung Univ.)
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