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Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Oct 26, 2018

In this episode we discuss...

  • Divittore’s background growing up near and working at Three Mile Island
  • Dean’s work as Radiation Protection Manager at Exelon
  • Radiation exposure levels of nuclear power plant workers
  • ALARA versus linear thresholds for radiation exposure
  • What is a Geiger counter and how is radiation measured?
  • Areas of a power plant that have radioactive activity
  • What are the sources of radiation shielding and how do they work?
  • A deep dive into fuel defects
  • Hot spots and how they form in a controlled environment
  • Flushing and hydrolazing
  • Use of robotics, cameras, drones, and VR in identifying leaks
  • The planned shutdown of Three Mile Island in 2019