Article - 27 Aug 2003
With nuclear power currently satisfying much of the world's electricity requirements the safety, reliability and economic operation of these plants is of the utmost importance. For this reason...
Article - 20 Aug 2019
This article discusses renewable energy and the differences it has from nuclear energy.
News - 8 Dec 2008
Rather than infer that nanotechnology is safe, members of the public who learn about this novel science tend to become sharply polarized along cultural lines, according to a study conducted by the...
News - 13 Jul 2005
A century after Ernest Rutherford embarked on his research at the University of Manchester leading to the eventual splitting of the atom, the University is set to take another pioneering step towards...
Corrosion of nuclear materials, i.e. the interaction between these materials and their environments, is a key issue for plant safety as well as for operation and economic competitiveness....
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The reprocessing of nuclear fuels is a complex one. Materials such as concrete, stainless steels, titanium, zirconium, hafnium and various polymers all play a role and have been selected for their...
Article - 15 Apr 2021
Cold Crucible Induction Melting (CCIM) is a melting method that combines induction heating with water cooling in order to keep a crucible cold while materials are melted. the method allows for the...
Article - 12 Oct 2020
Scientists and engineers worldwide are developing the first commercially viable, emissions-free nuclear fusion plant.
Article - 12 Sep 2017
3D printing has recently been combined with frozen stress techniques to create a new way of directly characterizing the 3D interior discontinuities and the full-field stress caused by man-made...
Article - 27 Apr 2020
In this interview Dr. Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt talks to AZoM about his research into some of the heaviest elements in chemistry.