ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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!
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Route readiness elements in a large-scale spent nuclear fuel transportation system
The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
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 $12,000+ value! We will also send you a copy of every new and revised standard published during your membership.
Nuclear Standards News (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.
You can download the ICONS Membership Application in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
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