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Venue, date changed for ANS’s Annual Conference
The American Nuclear Society’s 2024 Annual Conference is moving the venue in part to accommodate a higher-than-expected number of submissions for the Annual Conference and embedded topical meetings—the most received for an annual meeting in over a decade! The conference venue was changed to Mandalay Bay at the beginning of the Las Vegas strip. However, the change in accommodation comes with a change in dates: The meeting has been moved one week later than originally scheduled, to June 16–19.
Qingjun Zhu, Xianfang Meng, Wuhui Chen, Songlin Liu, Kai Huang
Nuclear Technology | Volume 207 | Number 2 | February 2021 | Pages 285-291
Technical Paper | doi.org/10.1080/00295450.2020.1750250
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A methodology for designing a Bonner sphere spectrometer was proposed based on the singular value decomposition (SVD) and information entropy theory. First, features of Bonner spheres were classified based on SVD, and then, the rationality of the selected spheres was analyzed. Second, the information entropy is used as the quantitative evaluation standard; combined with the unfolding method, the contribution of each Bonner sphere on the information entropy of the unfolded spectra was quantitatively analyzed. The spheres that have high influence on the information entropy of solution spectra can be identified, and then, the information entropy variation of the solution spectra can be suppressed by reducing the count fluctuation of these spheres. According to the proposed method, an optimized spectrometer was developed and applied to measuring 252Cf spectra.