Cluster: Nuclear technology

Cluster: Nuclear technology

A cluster of topics related to nuclear technology

Nuclear technology encompasses any technology that utilize nuclear reactions or radiation produced by them. This could be to produce energy in nuclear power plants, the use of radiation for diagnostics and treatments in medicine, weaponizing the energy stored in nuclei for a nuclear weapon, propelling naval vessels, or many other industrial and commercial applications.

Fundamental science

Nuclear Technology involves many topics from fields such as nuclear physics and radiation physics. Below is a list of topics related to the fundamental science behind nuclear technology.

Applications

A list of nuclear technology applications and topics related to them.

Nuclear power

Producing controlled chain reactions of nuclear interactions to generate electricity in a nuclear reactor.

Medicine

The use of radiation produced by nuclear reactions for medical diagnosis and treatment.

Defense

Weaponising nuclear reactions for large scale explosives, also using energy produced by nuclear reactors for the propulsion of military vehicles.

Space

Nuclear technology is used to provide power for space missions and is being developed for use in the propulsion of space vehicles.

Industrial

Nuclear technology is used in a range of industrial processes.

Commercial

Commercial products that use nuclear technology.

Agriculture & food

Nuclear Technology applications in agriculture and food.

Companies

List of companies offering services or products in nuclear technology

Nuclear reactor

Uranium mining

Nuclear fuel

Nuclear waste

Nuclear decommissioning

Electricity generation

Nuclear fusion

Hybrid fusion-fission

Other nuclear power related companies

Defense

Space

Medicine

Investment companies

Research projects

Fusion energy

Research groups & organizations

Nuclear Power

Fusion

Fusion propulsion

Hybrid fusion-fission

Medicine

Defense

Other related groups & organizations

Miscellaneous

List of topics related to nuclear technology.

Notable people

List of people who made significant contributions to nuclear technology or nuclear physics.

Timeline

People

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Nuclear Power Today | Nuclear Energy - World Nuclear Association

Web

Updated February 2020

The History of Nuclear Energy

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy

Web

The Number of Fusion Energy Startups is Growing Fast - Here's Why

Sam Wurzel

Web

February 7th, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Is Nuclear Fusion The Answer To Clean Energy?

Oct 29, 2019

Mini-Nuclear Reactors Are Coming, and They Could Reinvent the Energy Industry

Jul 21, 2019

NASA's New Space Reactor Is Powered by Nuclear Fission

Jun 30, 2019

Thorium and the Future of Nuclear Energy

Jul 1, 2019

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services
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