DOE Awards 37 RTE Proposals

DOE Awards 37 RTE Proposals

Awarded projects total nearly $1.4M in access awards

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RTE Schedule Update

RTE Schedule Update

Due to COVID-19, the RTE schedule will be delayed

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NSUF Project Leads Postdoc to INL

NSUF Project Leads Postdoc to INL

Bawane credits much of his career success to NSUF

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A New Tool: The RAD Calculator

A New Tool: The RAD Calculator

Researchers now have an easier way to calculate radiation damage

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Materials and fuels find new life in NFML

Materials and fuels find new life in NFML

Researchers can get access to a large assortment of nuclear fuels and materials

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DOE Awards Seven CINR NSUF Projects

DOE Awards Seven CINR NSUF Projects

Projects include $3M in access grants and R&D funding

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Resources for researchers

No other user facility in the United States offers the wide variety of reactors, hot cells, beamlines and analysis instrumentation that are available through the NSUF.

Beamline

A wide variety of beamline facilities are available, including ion, neutron, positron, and x-ray.

Gamma Irradiation

The NSUF offers researchers access to best-in-class gamma irradiation facilities.

Reactors

The NSUF offers ten reactor facilities to users whose proposals are awarded access.

Post-Irradiation Examination

Users can be awarded access to a broad range of PIE facilities.

Computing Resources

Providing researchers with advanced modeling and simulation capabilities to support a wide range of activities in harsh environments.

Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Database

Search nuclear energy R&D infrastructure at national labs, universities and industry.

Nuclear Fuels & Materials Library

Proposals may be submitted for these samples, which were irradiated in ATR and EBR II.

Publications

Search the database of NSUF publications and presentations since its inception.

515

Awarded Experiments

533

Journal Publications

20

Institutions

50

Partner Facilities

This is the Work We Do

NSUF research supports Department of Energy-Office of Nuclear Energy missions. Most of the research looks at either understanding the mechanisms of radiation on materials and fuels to address the challenges of the current fleet of reactors or looks at materials and fuels for the next generation.

NSUF partner facilities

The NSUF and its partner facilities create a nationwide infrastructure that greatly expands the types of research available. This model utilizes a distributed partnership with each facility bringing exceptional capabilities to the relationship, including: reactors, beamlines, instruments, hot cells, and most importantly, expert mentors.