Editorial notes on the 2012 International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC), Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (5–11 August 2012)

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2012-08-05
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ŞAHİN, Sümer
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Energy Conversion and Management
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Primary purpose of the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) series is to transfer knowledge from the current generation of leading scientists and engineers to the next generation. Scien tific, political, public and corporate views regarding the develop ment of different nuclear issues are presented to provide comprehensive discussions on all sides of the subject. With this aim, The 2012 International Youth Nuclear Congress has been held in Charlotte, North Carolina. IYNC2012 was focused on the use of nuclear energy more than ever after the accident at Fukushima power plant and also in the framework of the nuclear renaissance in many developing countries and world powers as well. IYNC2012 offered the opportunity to share knowledge, experience, best prac tices and information about nuclear energy between generations and also between peers in the ongoing mission to promote the peaceful use of nuclear power.
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energy systems engineering
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