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Radiation Protection & Shielding
The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
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 THD
Wednesday, November 16, 2022|10:00–11:45AM MST|Sonoran 6
SuJong Yoon (INL)
Subash L. Sharma
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Development of a Data Platform for High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (HTGR) Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) Thermal-Fluid Experiments
Sunming Qin (INL), Minseop Song (INL), Cam Binh T. Pham (INL), Mitchell Plummer (INL), Stefan Vietz (INL), Gerhard Strydom (INL)
Experimental Program for Demonstrating the Timely Insertion of Safety Rods in MYRRHA
Julio Pacio (SCK CEN), Damien Lamberts (SCK CEN), Katrien Van Tichelen (SCK CEN)
Evaluation of Pressure Drop Models for 7-Pin Wire-Wrapped Rod Bundles
Adam Dix (Purdue), Zhengting Quan (Purdue), Seungjin Kim (Purdue)
A Preliminary Thermal-Hydraulics Analysis for the NIST Neutron Source
Idan R. Baroukh (NIST Center for Neutron Research), Anil Gurgen (NIST Center for Neutron Research), Joy S. Shen (Univ. Maryland, College Park), Abdullah G. Weiss (NIST Center for Neutron Research)
Preliminary Safety Analysis for a 400-kW Molten Salt Nuclear Battery
Thanh Hua (ANL), Rui Hu (ANL), Paul Marrota (MicroNuclear), Richard Christensen (Univ. Idaho), Piyush Sabharwall (INL)
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