Introduction to Nuclear Energy

PH241 - Stanford University - Winter 2013
R. B. Laughlin


Safiyyah Abdul-Khabir Thorium Energy Development in China
Nuclear Reactor Water Usage and the Implications of Limited Water Availability
Panos Baxevanis Accelerator Driven Subcritical Reactors
The Nuclear Weapons Program of South Africa
John Belanger Michigan Nuclear Power
The Manhattan Project
Chaitali Dalvi CFD for Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Microbatteries
Paul Ditiangkin Nuclear Submarine Batteries and Radiation Considered in Shielding
Proton Beam Radiation Therapy
Sara Harrison Semiconductor-Based Thermal Neutron Detectors
Betavoltaic Devices
Mason Jiang An Overview of Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators
Neutron Scattering for Experimental Research
Fedja Kadribasic An Overview of Gas Centrifuges and Their Modern Implications
An Overview and Basic Design Principles of Tokamak Nuclear Fusion Reactors
Benjamin Kallman The Very High Temperature Reactor
The Jasons
Chelsea Liekhus-Schmaltz The History and Current State of Canada's CANDU Nuclear Reactor
Delayed Neutrons
James Masters Chicago Pile One
Naturally-Occurring Nuclear Fission
Ashley Micks A Survey of Nuclear Propulsion Technologies for Space Applications
Thorium Reactors: an Improvement over Uranium?
Kevin Mori Fukushima Ocean Effects
Robotics in Nuclear Disaster Response
Daniel Perret The Indian Point Energy Center
The Trajectory of the Iranian Nuclear Program
Jue Pu Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR)
Radiation Embrittlement
Greg Roberts Nuclear Reactor Basics and Designs for the Future
Star Death and the Origin of Uranium
Melis Tekant Nuclear Powered Ships
Magnetic Fusion Machines
Idel Waisberg The Integral Fast Reactor (IFR) - an Unfulfilled Promise
Plasma Focus Fusion
Xi Xie Fear of Nuclear Threat
Disposal of Nuclear Waste: Methods and Concerns
Sayuri Yapa Safeguards for Nuclear Power Plants in Earthquake-Prone Areas
Effects on Children Exposed to Atomic Bomb Radiation Through Their Parents
Dana Yeo Psychological Fallout of Atomic Bomb in Nagasaki
Human Radiation Experimentation in the United States from World War II through the Cold War