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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
Advances in Nuclear Nonproliferation Technology and Policy Conference (ANTPC 2023)
Tuesday, November 14, 2023|10:00–11:45AM EST|Lincoln West
Ben Cipiti (Sandia)
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An Evolving Physical Protection Approach for Small Modular and Microreactors
Benjamin B. Cipiti (Sandia), Alan Evans (Sandia)
The Impact of Blended Cyber-Physical Attacks on Microreactors
Pat Moosir (Sandia)
Safeguards and Security for TRISO Pebble-Bed Reactors
Charles Forsberg (MIT), Andrew Kadak (Kadak Assoc.)
Experimental Methods for Tagging and Tracking TRISO-Fueled Pebbles in Pebble-Bed Reactors
Ming Fang (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Angela Di Fulvio (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Pebble Bed Reactor Neutronics and Isotopic Analysis During Lifetime of a Pebble
Zachary Crouch (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Braden Goddard (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Ben Impson (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
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