In certain alloys, exposure to proton irradiation can extend the material’s lifetime, study finds.
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Using 3D fabrication, researchers develop novel nuclear materials that optimize both accident tolerance and performance.
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Three MIT teams to explore novel ways to reduce operations and maintenance costs of advanced nuclear reactors.
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After delivering novel computational methods for nuclear problems, nuclear science and engineering PhD candidate Pablo Ducru plunges into startup life.
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Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change.
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The materials science and engineering professor is part of a multi-institution effort to investigate the possibility of cold fusion in a scientifically rigorous way.
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High-fidelity simulations by MIT nuclear researchers point the way to optimizing heat transfer in current and next-generation reactors.
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New understanding of heat transfer in boiling water could lead to efficiency improvements in power plants.
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Nuclear science and engineering graduate student Miriam Kreher codes to create better models for complex interactions within nuclear reactors.
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A scholar’s book uncovers new material about the effects of the infamous nuclear meltdown.
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