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Elementary school resources added to Navigating Nuclear
Elementary school lesson plans are the latest additions to the Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World website. The two lesson plans were created to help students in grades 3-5 understand the power of the atom and how to investigate different energy sources.
Navigating Nuclear is a K-12 nuclear science and energy curriculum created in partnership by the American Nuclear Society and Discovery Education, with lead funding from the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy.
Han-Jie Cai, Fen Fu, Jian-Yang Li, Ya-Ling Zhang, Xun-Chao Zhang, Xue-Song Yan, Zhi-Lei Zhang, Jian-Ya Xv, Mei-Ling Qi, Lei Yang
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 183 | Number 1 | May 2016 | Pages 107-115
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.13182/NSE15-59
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The Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences performs research and development on the target station of an accelerator-driven system (ADS) under the China ADS project. A newly developed Monte Carlo program for the design of the target station named GMT1.0 is presented. The program is designed for a massively parallelized simulation of the initiative granular-flow target concept. Based on the combination of the Intranuclear Cascade of Leige (INCL) model and the ABLA evaporation/fission model, GMT1.0 integrates a particle transport code and a nuclear reaction code to simulate a spallation target. For validation, a series of calculations of neutronics characteristics and heat-deposit distributions of solid targets were performed, and a high degree of accuracy was shown for GMT1.0. Using GMT1.0, a systematic study of the neutron economy of the target was performed and the neutronics characteristics of the most optimal parameters were illustrated well.