U.S. Department of Energy Announces FY21 CINR Awards

U.S. Department of Energy Announces FY21 CINR Awards

DOE has selected 4 NSUF projects

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Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library Policy Now Available

Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library Policy Now Available

View the NFML Policy.

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DOE Awards 29 Rapid Turnaround Experiment Proposals

DOE Awards 29 Rapid Turnaround Experiment Proposals

Awarded projects total nearly $1.14M in access awards

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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.

Search R&D Databases

Search projects, samples, facilities and capabilities.

613

Awarded Experiments

560

Journal Publications

19

Institutions

48

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.

FEATURED RESEARCHERS

The Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) offers unparalleled research opportunities for nuclear energy researchers. Users are provided access (at no cost to the researcher) to world-class nuclear research facilities, technical expertise from experienced scientists and engineers, and assistance with experiment design, assembly, safety analysis and examination.

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.