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U.S. reactor technologies to be featured at IAEA conference
A virtual side event at the 64th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency will spotlight U.S. reactor technologies. The free event, US Reactor Technologies: Flexible Energy Security for Real-World Challenges, will be held this Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EDT).
The event will highlight the capabilities of small modular reactors and other innovative reactors for addressing countries’ current needs. It will also examine anticipated challenges in the future, as well as underscore the need to act now.
The event is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy. Advanced registration is required.
M. R. Hadizadeh
Nuclear Technology | Volume 206 | Number 7 | July 2020 | Pages 1086-1094
Technical Note | dx.doi.org/10.1080/00295450.2019.1693214
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
In this paper, we briefly review the application of the pulsed neutron activation method in flow measurements. We discuss the steps necessary to implement this method and the numerical techniques for data analysis and calculation of the mass flow rate. We also present the analytical solution of the transport equation in a cylindrical pipe to investigate the behavior of the mean concentration as a function of travel time of the activity in the pipe and the distance between the neutron generator and gamma detector.