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The division was organized to promote the advancement of knowledge of the use of particle accelerator technologies for nuclear and other applications. It focuses on production of neutrons and other particles, utilization of these particles for scientific or industrial purposes, such as the production or destruction of radionuclides significant to energy, medicine, defense or other endeavors, as well as imaging and diagnostics.
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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Interest in reducing carbon emissions around the world continues to climb. As a complement to the increasing deployment of variably generating renewables, advanced nuclear is commonly shown in net-zero grid modeling for 2050 because it represents firm electricity production that can flex in output with load demands.1 However, these projections are challenged by the high levelized cost of electricity associated with legacy nuclear construction, which is often more than double that of modern combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants.
The American Nuclear Society ICONS Program furnishes you with everything you need for a current standards library:
Standards Set (print)You receive all approved standards on our current sales list - a $9000+ value! We will also send you a copy of every new and revised standard published during your membership.
Nuclear Standards News (print and online)This up-to-date, bi-monthly newsletter is devoted solely to key events and issues in the nuclear standards field. Electronic access of the newsletter available with completion of ICONS Electronic Subscription Agreement.
Nuclear News (print and online)The Society's monthly magazine brings you the latest news and groundbreaking developments in the nuclear industry. As of July 2020, ANS News has been embedded in Nuclear News. ANS News covers all ANS membership activities. Electronic access of Nuclear News is available with completion of the ICONS Electronic Subscription Agreement.
Drafts (electronic)You have the opportunity to receive complimentary drafts of standards to review and comment.
DiscountsBest of all, you get a 10% membership discount on all ANS book orders and additional copies of standards.
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