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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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DOE-NE opens HALEU Consortium with focus on information exchange
The Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy announced December 7 that its new HALEU Consortium is open for membership. And not just from U.S. enrichers, fuel fabricators, and others working in the front-end fuel cycle, but from “any U.S. entity, association, and government organization involved in the nuclear fuel cycle,” and—at the DOE’s discretion—“organizations whose facilities are in ally or partner nations.” The HALEU Consortium will essentially serve as an information clearinghouse to meet DOE-NE’s ongoing needs for firm supply and demand data as it supports the development of a commercial domestic high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) infrastructure to fuel advanced reactors. The consortium is open for business almost one full year after the DOE first requested public input on its structure.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MSTD
Wednesday, November 16, 2022|1:00–2:45PM MST|Kaibab
Jake R. Quincey
Kenneth J. Geelhood
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ATF-2C Physics Safety and Scoping Analysis
Travis Labossiere-Hickman (INL), Andrew Bascom (INL), Brian Durtschi (INL), David Kamerman (INL)
Post-Irradiation Examination of Yttrium Hydride Specimens at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
A.G. Le Coq (ORNL), T. Lach (ORNL), P.A. Champlin (ORNL), A.M. Schrell (ORNL), K.D. Linton (ORNL)
Irradiation of Isotopically Tagged UO2 Fuel for Intentional Forensics Purposes
Brandon Wilson (ORNL), Tashiema Ulrich (ORNL), Nick Russell (ORNL), Andrew Nelson (ORNL), Spencer M. Scott (SRNL), Matthew Wellons (SRNL), Ashley E. Shields (ORNL)
Development of a Molten Salt Irradiation and Off-Gas Measurement Facility at the PULSTAR Reactor
Ming Liu (NCSU), Ayman I. Hawari (NCSU)
Design of Fuel Salt Irradiation for Fission Products Gamma Spectroscopy and Off-Gassing Study
Matthew Van Zile (Ohio State), Emily Gordon (Ohio State), Praneeth Kandlakunta (Ohio State), Andrew Kauffman (Ohio State), Matthew Bisbee (Ohio State), Shelly Li (Univ. Utah), Michael Simpson (Univ. Utah), Shayan Shahbazi (ANL), Lei R. Cao (Ohio State)
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