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Cluster: Nuclear technology Cluster: Nuclear Technology

A cluster of topics related to nuclear technology

Article

Nuclear Technology utilizes the energy and radiation produced by nuclear reactions for applications in many fields including power, medicine, and defense.

Fundamental Science

A list of fundamental science topics related to nuclear technology.

  • Atomic Nucleus
  • Nuclear Fission
  • Nuclear Fusion
  • Alpha Radiation
  • Beta Radiation
  • Gamma Radiation
  • Neutron Radiation
  • Electron Capture
  • Nuclear Material
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radioluminescence
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 power plant.

  • Nuclear Reactor
  • Nuclear Fuel
  • Advanced Fission Reactor Designs
  • Nuclear Fusion
  • Hybrid Nuclear Fusion-Fission
  • Thorium-based Nuclear Power
  • Nuclear Waste Processing
Nuclear Medicine & Radiology

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

Defence

Using nuclear reactions to create weaponry or the propulsion of military vehicles.

  • Nuclear Weapon
  • Nuclear Submarine
Space

Propulsion and power supply for space missions.

Industrial

Nuclear technology is used in a range of industrial processes.

  • Industrial Radiography
  • Level Indicator Gauges
  • Thickness Gauges
  • Radioactive Tracers
  • Nuclear Well-Logging
  • Sterilization
Commercial

Commercial products that use nuclear technology.

  • Betavoltaic Device s
  • Smoke Detectors

Radiation Detectors
  • Cloud Chamber
  • Bubble Chamber
  • Ionization Chamber
  • Proportional Counter
  • Geiger–Müller tube
  • Calorimeter
  • Microchannel Plate (MCP)
  • Cherenkov Detector
  • Time-of-Flight Detector
Scintillators
  • Sodium Iodide
  • Cesium Iodide
  • Gamma Camera
Semiconductor
  • Silicon PIN Diodes
  • Germanium Detector
  • Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) Detector
Neutron Detectors
  • Coated Semiconductor Detectors

Companies

List of companies offering services or products in nuclear technology

Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • TerraPower
  • Terrestrial Energy
  • NuScale Power
  • Advanced Reactor Concepts, LLC
  • DBD Limited
  • LeadCold
  • Moltex Energy
  • U-Battery Developments Ltd
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC)
  • Seaborg Technologies
  • X-Energy, LLC
  • Gen4 Energy
  • ThorCon
  • Holtec International
  • Elysium Industries
  • Flibe Energy
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (Pty) Ltd
  • Transatomic Power
  • GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
  • Westinghouse Electric Company
  • OKB Gidropress
  • OKBM Afrikantov
  • Atomenergomash
  • Atommash
  • OMZ
  • Atomstroyexport
  • KEPCO E&C
  • Rolls Royce
  • Ansaldo Nucleare
  • Bhavini
  • Siemens
  • Bouyges Construction
  • Škoda Works
  • Framatome
  • General Atomics
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • Oklo
Uranium Mining
Nuclear Fuel / Waste / Decommissioning
Electricity Generation
  • Constellation
  • UniStar Nuclear Energy
  • Southern Company
  • South Carolina Electric and Gas Company
  • NRG Energy
  • Duke Energy
  • Dominion Resources
  • Energoatom
  • Horizon Nuclear Power
  • Alpiq
  • BKW FMB Energie
  • Resun AG
  • Vattenfall
  • OKG AB
  • Sydkraft Nuclear
  • Iberdrola
  • Endesa
  • Eskom
  • GEN Energija
  • Slovenske Elektrarne
  • Rosenergoatom
  • Inter RAO
  • Nuclearelectrica
  • Essent
  • Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power
  • Kansai Electric Power Company
  • Tokyo Electric Power Co.
  • Electric Power Development Company
  • Enel
  • National Thermal Power Corporation
  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India
  • RWE
  • EnBW
  • PreussenElektra GmbH
  • Électricité de France, EDF
  • Teollisuuden Voima
  • Fennovoima
  • Fortum
  • ČEZ Group
  • China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • New Brunswick Power
  • Bruce Power
  • Bulgarian Energy Holding
  • Eletronuclear
  • Electrabel
Nuclear Fusion
Hybrid Fusion-Fission
  • Apollo Fusion
  • Rosatom
Defence
  • Technicatome
  • Rolls Royce
  • Bechtel Corporation
Space
  • Teledyne
Nuclear Medicine & Radiology
  • Cardinal Health
  • Digirad Corporation
  • GE Healthcare
  • Lantheus Medical Imaging
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Canon Medical Systems Corporation
  • Fujifilm Healthcare
  • Hitachi Medical
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • Samsung Medison
  • Shimadzu
  • AGFA HealthCare
  • Carestream Health
Other
Research Projects & Groups

List of Nuclear Technology research projects and groups.

Fusion Power

Fields such as fusion energy require large scale research projects too big for a single company involving significant public funding.

  • ASDEX Upgrade - Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics
  • Alcator - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • China Fusion Engineering Test Reactor (CFETR) - Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • COMPASS (COMPact ASSembly) Tokamak - Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Caltech Spheromak Experiment - California Institute of Technology
  • EAST - Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • ETE (Experimento Tokamak Esférico) - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais
  • FTU (Frascati Tokamak Upgrade) - ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy, and Sustainable Economic Development)
  • FuZE (Fusion Z-Pinch Experiment) - University of Washington
  • GDT Device - Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics
  • GEKKO XII - Osaka University, Institute of Laser Engineering
  • HFRC (HUST FRC) - Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • HIAF (High Intensity heavy ion Accelerator Facility) - Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • HIST (Helicity Injected Spherical Torus) - University of Hyogo
  • HIT - University of Washington
  • HL-2A / HL-2M - SWIP (Southwestern Institute of Physics)
  • He Ion Source & DiFU Dual-Beam Facility - Ruđer Bošković Institute
  • ISTTOK (Instituto Superior Técnico TOKamak) - Instituto Superior Técnico
  • J-TEXT - Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • JT-60U - JAEA (Japan Atomic Energy Agency's) Naka Fusion Institute
  • Julong-1 Facility (aka PTS) - IFP (Intstitue of Fluid Physics)
  • KMAX (Keda Mirror with AXisymmetricity) - USTC (University of Science and Technology China)
  • KSTAR (Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research) - National Fusion Research Institute
  • KTX (Keda Torus eXperiment) - USTC (University of Science and Technology China)
  • LDX (Levitated Dipole Experiment) - MIT
  • LULI (Le Laboratoire pour l'utilisation des lasers intenses) - Ecole Polytechnique
  • MAGPIE - Imperial College London
  • MST (Madison Symmetric Torus) - University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Magnum-PSI - Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research
  • Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory - Fusion Energy Sciences
  • University of Washington’s William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Fusion Propulsion
  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville - Propulsion Research Center
Hybrid Fusion-Fission
  • University of Texas at Austin - Institute for Fusion Studies
Nuclear Medicine & Radiology
  • UCL - Institute of Nuclear Medicine
  • The Institute of Cancer Research
  • National Physical Laboratory (NPL) - Medical Physics
  • University of Toronto - Department of Medical Imaging
  • Stanford - Nuclear Medicine Research Lab (NMRL)
  • John Hopkins Medicine - Radiology and Radiological Science
  • University of California, San Francisco - Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
  • University of Virginia - Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Amsterdam Universitair Medische Centra (UMC)
Defence

Other Nuclear Technology Related Groups & Organisations

Miscellaneous

List of topics linked to nuclear technology.

Notable People

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

  • Ernest Rutherford
  • Henri Becquerel
  • Marie Curie
  • Pierre Curie
  • Niels Bohr
  • James Chadwick
  • John Cockcroft
  • Albert Einstein
  • Michael Faraday
  • Enrico Fermi
  • Otto Hahn
  • Lise Meitner
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • Wolfgang Pauli
  • Franco Rasetti
  • Ernest Walton
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

Thomas Shaddox"I'm restoring to an old version then restoring back to the newest version to try to get cluster members to populate."
Thomas Shaddox edited on 25 Feb, 2020
Edits made to:
Description (-49 characters)
Article (-9307 characters)
Further reading (-3 rows) (-14 cells) (-571 characters)
Documentaries, videos and podcasts (-4 rows) (-12 cells) (-435 characters)

Cluster: Nuclear Technology Cluster: Nuclear technology

A cluster of topics related to nuclear technology

Article

Nuclear Technology utilizes the energy and radiation produced by nuclear reactions for applications in many fields including power, medicine, and defense.

Fundamental Science

A list of fundamental science topics related to nuclear technology.

  • Atomic Nucleus
  • Nuclear Fission
  • Nuclear Fusion
  • Alpha Radiation
  • Beta Radiation
  • Gamma Radiation
  • Neutron Radiation
  • Electron Capture
  • Nuclear Material
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radioluminescence
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 power plant.

  • Nuclear Reactor
  • Nuclear Fuel
  • Advanced Fission Reactor Designs
  • Nuclear Fusion
  • Hybrid Nuclear Fusion-Fission
  • Thorium-based Nuclear Power
  • Nuclear Waste Processing
Nuclear Medicine & Radiology

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

Defence

Using nuclear reactions to create weaponry or the propulsion of military vehicles.

  • Nuclear Weapon
  • Nuclear Submarine
Space

Propulsion and power supply for space missions.

Industrial

Nuclear technology is used in a range of industrial processes.

  • Industrial Radiography
  • Level Indicator Gauges
  • Thickness Gauges
  • Radioactive Tracers
  • Nuclear Well-Logging
  • Sterilization
Commercial

Commercial products that use nuclear technology.

  • Betavoltaic Device s
  • Smoke Detectors

Radiation Detectors
  • Cloud Chamber
  • Bubble Chamber
  • Ionization Chamber
  • Proportional Counter
  • Geiger–Müller tube
  • Calorimeter
  • Microchannel Plate (MCP)
  • Cherenkov Detector
  • Time-of-Flight Detector
Scintillators
  • Sodium Iodide
  • Cesium Iodide
  • Gamma Camera
Semiconductor
  • Silicon PIN Diodes
  • Germanium Detector
  • Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) Detector
Neutron Detectors
  • Coated Semiconductor Detectors

Companies

List of companies offering services or products in nuclear technology

Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • TerraPower
  • Terrestrial Energy
  • NuScale Power
  • Advanced Reactor Concepts, LLC
  • DBD Limited
  • LeadCold
  • Moltex Energy
  • U-Battery Developments Ltd
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC)
  • Seaborg Technologies
  • X-Energy, LLC
  • Gen4 Energy
  • ThorCon
  • Holtec International
  • Elysium Industries
  • Flibe Energy
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (Pty) Ltd
  • Transatomic Power
  • GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
  • Westinghouse Electric Company
  • OKB Gidropress
  • OKBM Afrikantov
  • Atomenergomash
  • Atommash
  • OMZ
  • Atomstroyexport
  • KEPCO E&C
  • Rolls Royce
  • Ansaldo Nucleare
  • Bhavini
  • Siemens
  • Bouyges Construction
  • Škoda Works
  • Framatome
  • General Atomics
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • Oklo
Uranium Mining
Nuclear Fuel / Waste / Decommissioning
Electricity Generation
  • Constellation
  • UniStar Nuclear Energy
  • Southern Company
  • South Carolina Electric and Gas Company
  • NRG Energy
  • Duke Energy
  • Dominion Resources
  • Energoatom
  • Horizon Nuclear Power
  • Alpiq
  • BKW FMB Energie
  • Resun AG
  • Vattenfall
  • OKG AB
  • Sydkraft Nuclear
  • Iberdrola
  • Endesa
  • Eskom
  • GEN Energija
  • Slovenske Elektrarne
  • Rosenergoatom
  • Inter RAO
  • Nuclearelectrica
  • Essent
  • Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power
  • Kansai Electric Power Company
  • Tokyo Electric Power Co.
  • Electric Power Development Company
  • Enel
  • National Thermal Power Corporation
  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India
  • RWE
  • EnBW
  • PreussenElektra GmbH
  • Électricité de France, EDF
  • Teollisuuden Voima
  • Fennovoima
  • Fortum
  • ČEZ Group
  • China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • New Brunswick Power
  • Bruce Power
  • Bulgarian Energy Holding
  • Eletronuclear
  • Electrabel
Nuclear Fusion
Hybrid Fusion-Fission
  • Apollo Fusion
  • Rosatom
Defence
  • Technicatome
  • Rolls Royce
  • Bechtel Corporation
Space
  • Teledyne
Nuclear Medicine & Radiology
  • Cardinal Health
  • Digirad Corporation
  • GE Healthcare
  • Lantheus Medical Imaging
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Canon Medical Systems Corporation
  • Fujifilm Healthcare
  • Hitachi Medical
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • Samsung Medison
  • Shimadzu
  • AGFA HealthCare
  • Carestream Health
Other
Research Projects & Groups

List of Nuclear Technology research projects and groups.

Fusion Power

Fields such as fusion energy require large scale research projects too big for a single company involving significant public funding.

  • ASDEX Upgrade - Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics
  • Alcator - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • China Fusion Engineering Test Reactor (CFETR) - Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • COMPASS (COMPact ASSembly) Tokamak - Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Caltech Spheromak Experiment - California Institute of Technology
  • EAST - Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • ETE (Experimento Tokamak Esférico) - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais
  • FTU (Frascati Tokamak Upgrade) - ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy, and Sustainable Economic Development)
  • FuZE (Fusion Z-Pinch Experiment) - University of Washington
  • GDT Device - Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics
  • GEKKO XII - Osaka University, Institute of Laser Engineering
  • HFRC (HUST FRC) - Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • HIAF (High Intensity heavy ion Accelerator Facility) - Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • HIST (Helicity Injected Spherical Torus) - University of Hyogo
  • HIT - University of Washington
  • HL-2A / HL-2M - SWIP (Southwestern Institute of Physics)
  • He Ion Source & DiFU Dual-Beam Facility - Ruđer Bošković Institute
  • ISTTOK (Instituto Superior Técnico TOKamak) - Instituto Superior Técnico
  • J-TEXT - Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • JT-60U - JAEA (Japan Atomic Energy Agency's) Naka Fusion Institute
  • Julong-1 Facility (aka PTS) - IFP (Intstitue of Fluid Physics)
  • KMAX (Keda Mirror with AXisymmetricity) - USTC (University of Science and Technology China)
  • KSTAR (Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research) - National Fusion Research Institute
  • KTX (Keda Torus eXperiment) - USTC (University of Science and Technology China)
  • LDX (Levitated Dipole Experiment) - MIT
  • LULI (Le Laboratoire pour l'utilisation des lasers intenses) - Ecole Polytechnique
  • MAGPIE - Imperial College London
  • MST (Madison Symmetric Torus) - University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Magnum-PSI - Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research
  • Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory - Fusion Energy Sciences
  • University of Washington’s William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Fusion Propulsion
  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville - Propulsion Research Center
Hybrid Fusion-Fission
  • University of Texas at Austin - Institute for Fusion Studies
Nuclear Medicine & Radiology
  • UCL - Institute of Nuclear Medicine
  • The Institute of Cancer Research
  • National Physical Laboratory (NPL) - Medical Physics
  • University of Toronto - Department of Medical Imaging
  • Stanford - Nuclear Medicine Research Lab (NMRL)
  • John Hopkins Medicine - Radiology and Radiological Science
  • University of California, San Francisco - Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
  • University of Virginia - Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Amsterdam Universitair Medische Centra (UMC)
Defence

Other Nuclear Technology Related Groups & Organisations

Miscellaneous

List of topics linked to nuclear technology.

Notable People

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

  • Ernest Rutherford
  • Henri Becquerel
  • Marie Curie
  • Pierre Curie
  • Niels Bohr
  • James Chadwick
  • John Cockcroft
  • Albert Einstein
  • Michael Faraday
  • Enrico Fermi
  • Otto Hahn
  • Lise Meitner
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • Wolfgang Pauli
  • Franco Rasetti
  • Ernest Walton
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

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Nuclear Technology utilizes the energy and radiation produced by nuclear reactions for applications in many fields including power, medicine, and defencedefense.

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