TEAC10 took place on October 1st of 2019 at Oak Ridge [2019-10-01]. Talks are most easily navigated with this TEAC10 YouTube Playlist.
ORNL MSRW 2019 Many talks are supplemented by interview footage many participants graciously allowed me to conduct. This was the first year ORNL released significant presentation footage, so if you find these videos useful please share your appreciation with ORNL so they might continue to release presentations in the future.
Amanda Lines of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) describes how numerous, versatile tools are available to capture fingerprints of huge range of fission products/species of interest to the fuel cycle. Raman spectroscopy (actinide oxide ions). UV vis NIR absorption (Actinides and lanthanides in multiple oxidation states).
Flibe Energy's Matthew Lish LFTR Online Chemistry vs Radiation.
FLUID FUEL REACTORS is now available on Kindle, Apple Books iPad or Mac and also Google Books.

I've also posted Fluid Fuel Reactors in HTML, formatted to be compatible with Safari's Reader View, so a small mobile phone screen can display the contents clearly.

While the most efficient way to support me is via Patreon, purchasing a copy of Fluid Fuel Reactors does also help. (And isn't a yearly commitment... imagine being charged $1 a whole year from now... You might miss a mortgage payment!)

But frankly, if you already buy stuff from Amazon or Apple or Google, this is a 1-click way of both receiving an excellent reference book, and supporting Nuclear / MSR / Thorium communications. Most people can't be bothered... this takes zero time, and practically zero money.
S. 2093: Rare Earth Cooperative 21st Century Manufacturing Act was introduced by Senator Marco Rubio on July 11th (2019). "A bill to provide for the establishment of the Thorium-Bearing Rare Earth Refinery Cooperative, and for other purposes."

One of the indirect goals of this bill, as explained by John Kutsch, is to generate revenue to fund Thorium Reactor R&D independent of the Federal Goverment programs such as DoE's GAIN. Because Thorium is an unwanted byproduct and liability of existing mining operations, existing mines will pay to have Thorium taken off their hands.

Kutsch encourages contacting your legislators, their staffers, military legislative assistants... letters of support are critical.
Kutsch's presentation for Thorium Energy Alliance actually followed a very meaty argument in favor of the co-op put forward by U.S. Army Brigadier General John Adams (Retired), the senior geoscientist Dr. Ned Mamula (USGS, DoE, CIA), and Mark Noga who's spent 25 years sourcing Rare Earths for automotive, medical, aerospace and defense systems... and James Kennedy the creator of the Rare Earths Co-op concept.
Thorcon shared their most detailed look yet at both their Thoriun Converter reactor design, and Thorcon Power's plans to deploy in Indonesia.
Copenhagen Atomics 40L Molten Salt Loop is now available!

The Copenhagen Atomics pumped molten salt loop comes complete with control software, which can be operated from a mobile-phone app. Operating conditions are logged, cloud hosted, and can be viewed online or downloaded as a .csv file using a customer specific log-in and password. Copenhagen Atomics specialists are available for hands-on assistance during installation at the customer location.

The loop can be used to perform various experiments, such as tests of valves, pumps, materials, gaskets, graphite, flow conditions, special instruments. It is also suitable for measurements of instruments, corrosion, plate out, heat exchangers, salt properties, etc.

The ability to test materials, components and technologies at relevant dynamic conditions (fluoride molten salt, temperature, flow rate and atmosphere) enables to speed up development of components and materials and demonstrate the durability and feasibility required for approval. The loop is constructed in a modular setup that enables to connect components such as heat exchangers and thus test efficiency and durability at dynamic conditions.
Copenhagen Atomics also sells loop components, FLiNaK salt ignots, and monitoring equipment on their Molten Salt Loop Product Page.
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