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2020 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo
November 15–19, 2020
Chicago, IL|Chicago Marriott Downtown
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NEA issues call to action in report on nuclear cost reductions
A new report from the Paris-based OECD Nuclear Energy Agency declares that nuclear power is needed for countries to meet their Paris Agreement decarbonization and energy security policy goals, but that governmental support for a rapid reduction in the cost of new nuclear capacity through the creation of certain policy frameworks is likely necessary.
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Over 130 papers were submitted for the 20th Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (RPSD 2018). Some of the topics include Monte Carlo methods, deterministic methods, experimental verification and validation, facilities, low does radiation, medical physics, radiation protection, health physics, and uncertainty quantification and sensitivity analysis.