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Research News

Toward safer, long-life nuclear reactors

Metal alloy design could raise radiation resistance by 100 times.

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Nuclear nonproliferation for the next generation

Early accomplishments include better detectors and new cryptography-inspired nuclear warhead assessments.

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Toward universal cargo scans for nuclear weapon materials

Current methods produce high radiation doses, but a gentler scan has proven to be effective.

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Community Highlights

The role of plasma modeling in the innovation cycle for nanofabrication

Building upon the success of past events, we continue our annual tradition of bringing the whole LNF community together to learn about each other’s work and celebrate the wide variety of research being done at the LNF.

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NERS graduates win Alumni Society Awards

Two NERS alums have won University of Michigan Alumni Society Awards. Marvin Adams received a 2016 Alumni Society Merit Award, and Kristine Madden was honored with the 2016 Outstanding Recent Graduate Awar

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NERS alumna, grad students win innovation awards

Two NERS doctoral students, Marc Paff and Marc Ruch, and NERS alumna Elizabeth Getto have won Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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