ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Explore the many uses for nuclear science and its impact on energy, the environment, healthcare, food, and more.
The division provides a forum for focused technical dialogue on thermal hydraulic technology in the nuclear industry. Specifically, this will include heat transfer and fluid mechanics involved in the utilization of nuclear energy. It is intended to attract the highest quality of theoretical and experimental work to ANS, including research on basic phenomena and application to nuclear system design.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
Latest Magazine Issues
Latest Journal Issues
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Fusion Science and Technology
ANS webinar to focus on low-dose radiation risk
Join ANS on Thursday, January 21, at noon (ET) for a Q&A with an expert panel as they discuss how to communicate about the risk of low-dose radiation. “Talking About Low-dose Radiation Risk” is a free members-only event that serves as a follow-up to the “Risky Business” President’s Session that took place during the ANS Virtual Winter Meeting last November. The session will take a deeper dive into the many questions generated from the thought-provoking discussion.
Register now to attend the webinar.
S. Miyazaki, K. Fujita, S. Harada, H. Takeno, Y. Yasaka, K. Ichimura, Y. Nakashima
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 63 | Number 1 | May 2013 | Pages 304-306
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
The operating characteristics of traveling wave direct energy converter, which is expected to be used in an advanced fusion, are discussed in the case of broad energy band flux based on the deceleration theory. Comparison of distributions in phase space between different relative phase differences shows a good agreement with the theory. The examination by narrow energy band flux roughly explained that the observed low energy component corresponded to the incident ions around the best matching energy of the decelerator.