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ANS Officers

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Meeting Officials, National Program Committee

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Full Issue

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Opening Plenary: Nuclear: The Foundation of Clean Energy

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ANS President’s Special Session

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Accelerator Applications: General

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Upper Limits of Accelerator-Driven Systems with Breeder Materials

Sümer Şahin (Atilim Univ), Başar Şarer, Yurdunaz Çelik (Gazi Univ)

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Production of a Tritium-Based Betavoltaic Battery Source via Cyclotron Irradiation

E. F. O’Donnell, H. Xiao, T. Liu, M. T. Bernards, P. J. Pinhero (Univ of Missouri, Columbia)

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Neutron Capture Cross Section Measurements Using a Lead Slowing-Down Spectromemter

N. Thompson, A. Lewis, E. Blain, A. Daskalakis, Y. Danon (RPI)

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High Power From Fixed-Field Rings in the ADS-Reactor Application

F. Méot, N. Brown, M. Haj Tahar, M. Todosow, N. Tsoupas (BNL)

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Compact Accelerator-Based Neutron Source for Bulk Residual Stress Measurements

Tye Gribb (Phoenix Nucl Labs), Thad Heltemes (ANL), Ross Radel (Phoenix Nucl Labs)

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Aerospace Nuclear Science and Technology: General

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A Small Fission Reactor with an Accident-tolerant Control Drum System for Space Application

Hyun Chul Lee, Tae Young Han, Hong Sik Lim (KAERI)

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Nuclear Thermal Propulsion with Only Special Nuclear Material of Low Strategic Significance (Category III)

Michael Eades, Thomas Blue (Ohio State Univ), Leroy Hardin (NRC)

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Mid-Band Corrosion in Rover/NERVA Fuels: An Acoustic Response to Turbopump Operation and Their Axial Temperature Profile

R. C. O’Brien, P. J. Husemeyer (INL)

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Multi-Layer Shielding Analysis for An Evaluation of SPE Radiation

S. I. Sriprisan, S. K. Aghara (Univ of Mass-Lowell)

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GEANT4–Tutorial—I

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GEANT4–Tutorial—II

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Evolving Aspects of Decommissioning Commercial Power Reactors in the United States–Panel

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Industry Perspectives on the Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities–Panel

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Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences: General

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Rosebud™ - A Remotely Operated Submersible Excavator

Richard Engel (ASI Group)

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Approaches to Decommissioning of Commercial Nuclear Power Plants: Experience Review

Richard Reid, Richard McGrath (EPRI)

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From Lab to Floor: Advanced Robotics for Flexible Component Assembly

Brian E. O’Neil (LANL)

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A WBS Application for Dismantling of Nuclear Power Plant

Hee Seoung Park, Seung Kook Park, Chan Ho Song, Jei Kwon Moon (KAERI)

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ZionSolutions Dry Cask Storage Project/Supporting Fuel Transfer

William J. Szymczak, Frederick N. Williams (ZionSolutions LLC)

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Student Design Competition

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Undergraduate Category

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Method to Enhance Spent Fuel Pool and Dry Cask Storage

Dustin Giltnane, David Gotthold, Seth Langford, Michael Ratliff, Jessica Shewmaker, Cody Wiggins (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville)

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Core Design Analysis of the Molybdenum-99 Pool Reactor (MoPR)

J. Hader, J. Klimes, J. Marshall, F. Odeh, M. Polek, S. Rafferty (Purdue Univ)

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Water-Based Neutron Scintillator Detector Design, Construction, and Testing

Andrew Grice, Kam Yu Lee, Jessica Maddocks, Gregory Peacock, Kevin Reeves (Georgia Tech)

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Graduate

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Load Following Molten Salt Reactor

William Cook, Jinyong Feng, Lloyd Price (TAMU)

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U.S. DOE NEUP-Sponsored Student Research

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Simulation of Radiation Re-solution in Uranium Carbide

Christopher Matthews, Andrew Klein (Oregon State Univ)

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Multi-State Physics Based Aging Assessment of PWR Steam Generator Tubes Rupture in Case of Primary Water Stress Corrosion Cracking

Askin Guler, Tunc Aldemir, Richard Denning (Ohio State Univ)

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System for Testing Thermal Shock in Printed Circuit Heat Exchangers

Ian Jentz, Ben Marzouk, Mark Anderson (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Xiaodong Sun (Ohio State Univ)

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Using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) and the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) for the Selection of a Nuclear Fuel Cycle in the United States Including Public Perceptions

John Swanson, Ishoc Salaam, Sama Bilbao y León (VCU)

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Experimental Design and Flow Visualization for the Upper Plenum of a Scaled VHTR

Kyle L. McVay, Jae Hyung Park, Saya Lee, Yassin A. Hassan, N. K. Anand (TAMU)

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Small Modular Reactor Response to Errors in Process Variables and Sensors

Price Collins, Belle R. Upadhyaya (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville)

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Anistropic Azimuthal Power and Temperature Distribution Impact on Hydride Distribution

Christopher Dances, Christopher Piotroski, Michael Mankosa (Penn State Univ)

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Design of Dynamically Similar Spacer Grid for Fluid-structure Interaction Studies with Surrogate Fuel Assemblies

Noah A. Wichselbaum, Philippe M. Bardet (George Washington Univ)

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Cybersecurity: Protecting Our Digital Assets–Panel

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Communicating the Benefits of Nuclear Energy in the Age of the Shale Gale–Panel

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Finding Common Ground with New Audiences–Panel

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Research by U.S. DOE CASL Students–Panel

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The Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards Program—A Student Competition

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Crack Initiation Behavior of Neutron Irradiated Model and Commercial Stainless Steels in High Temperature Water

Kale J. Stephenson, Gary S. Was (Univ of Michigan)

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Metal-Organic Framework Materials as Nanostructured Sorbents for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Carter W. Abney, Michaël Carboni, Kathryn M. L. Taylor-Pashow, Wenbin Lin (Univ of Chicago)

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EJ-309 Pulse Shape Discrimination Performance with a High Gamma-Ray-to-Neutron Ratio and Low Threshold

A. C. Kaplan, M. Flaska, A. Enqvist, J. L. Dolan, S. A. Pozzi (Univ of Michigan)

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A New On-the-Fly Sampling Method at Thermal Energies for Monte Carlo Codes

Andrew T. Pavlou, Wei Ji (RPI)

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Supporting a Thorium-Fueled Reactor Fleet in the U.S. with Domestic By-Product Thorium

Timothy Ault, Steven Krahn, Allen Croff, Raymond Wymer (Vanderbilt Univ)

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Permeability Analysis of Cement Sealant for Deep Borehole Repositories

Alex Salazar (Univ of California-Berkeley)

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Education, Training, and Workforce Development: General

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Reactor Laboratory Modules Available at the UMass-Lowell Research Reactor

John R. White (Univ of Mass-Lowell)

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A 3D, Virtual Research Reactor with Interactive Control Room

Yoshinori Satoh (Univ of Illinois U-C, Toshiba Co), Ye Li, Xuefeng Zhu, Rizwan-uddin (Univ of Illinois U-C)

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A Simple Point Kinetics Model for Operator Training

Bruce R. Hugo (Energy Northwest, Washington State Univ), Ronald P. Omberg (PNNL)

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Educational Training of Handling Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) in the Oil and Gas Industry

Shauna G. Landsberger, Graham George (EPDI), Sheldon Landsberger (Univ of Texas at Austin)

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Progress in U.S. DOE’s Fuel Cycle Research and Development Program–Panel

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Thorium Fuel Cycle—Overview

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The Context, Structure, and Objectives of the Thorium Fuel Cycle Technical Track

Steven Krahn (Vanderbilt Univ), Andrew Worrall (ORNL), Allen Croff, Timothy Ault, Bethany Smith (Vanderbilt Univ)

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Thorium Fuel Cycle Option Screening and Path Forward in the U.S.

Temitope A. Taiwo, Taek. K. Kim (ANL), Roald A. Wigeland (INL)

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OECD NEA Review Activities on the Introduction of Thorium in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

F. Michel-Sendis, S. Cornet, J. Gulliford (OECD)

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Thorium Research Interested in the UK

K. W. Hesketh (UK Natl Nucl Lab)

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An Overview of the Thorium Program Plan of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Hongjie Xu, Zhimin Dai, Xiangzhou Cai (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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Technical Aspects of Thorium Use in Nuclear Reactors

Michael Todosow (BNL)

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Overview of the Thor Energy Thorium Fuel Development Program

Saleem S. Drera, Julian F. Kelly, Øystein Asphjell, Klara Insulander Björk (Thor Energy)

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Fuel Cycle Options Analysis–Papers/Panel—I

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Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options Evaluation and Screening

R. Wigeland (INL), T. Taiwo (ANL), M. Todosow, H. Ludewig (BNL), W. Halsey (LLNL), J. Gehin, R. Jubin (ORNL), J. Buelt (JLB EnvEn Solutions), S. Stockinger (DOE), K. Jenni (Insight Decisions), B. Oakley (Scully Capital)

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Value of Utility-Informed Perspectives and the Assessment of Implementation Pathways to Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycle Objectives

Andrew Sowder (EPRI)

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Fuel Cycle Scenarios, Challenges, and Opportunities – A UK Perspective

Fiona Rayment, Tim Tinsley, Robin Taylor, Robert Gregg (UK Natl Nucl Lab)

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Panel Discussion

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Fuel Cycle Options Analysis—II

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Screening and Evaluation Tool for Nuclear Fuel Cycles

Layne Pincock, Brent Dixon (INL)

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Assessment of a Closed Fuel Cycle Using Less Attractive Material in a Small Modular Fast Reactor

N. E. Stauff, T. K. Kim, T. A. Taiwo (ANL), R. A. Wigeland (INL)

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Fuel Cycle Options Analysis—III

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Evaluation Criteria for Analyses of Nuclear Fuel Cycles

Margaret Flicker, Erich Schneider, Paul Campbell (Univ of Texas at Austin)

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Development of Integrated Assessment Model for Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options

Sungyeol Choi, Won Il Ko (KAERI)

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Deployment Optimization with the CYCLUS Fuel Cycle Simulator

Robert W. Carlsen, Matthew J. Gidden, Paul P. H. Wilson (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

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Extensions to the CYCLUS Ecosystem in Support of Market-Driven Transition Capability

Kathryn D. Huff, Massimiliano Fratoni (Univ of California-Berkeley), Harris R. Greenberg (LLNL)

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Impacts of Nuclear Material Management Approaches on Fuel Cycle Performance

T. A. Taiwo, T. K. Kim, N. E. Stauff (ANL), R. A. Wigeland (INL)

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Fuel Cycle Assessment: Evaluation and Analyses Using ORION for U.S. Fuel Cycle Options

Eva Sunny (ORNL), Robert Gregg (UK Natl Nucl Lab), Tim Ault (Vanderbilt Univ), Jess Gehin, Josh Peterson, Jeff Powers, Andrew Worrall (ORNL)

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Thorium Resources, Recovery, Fuels and Fuel Cycles

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Environmental Impact of Thorium Recovery from Titanium Mining in North America

Timothy Ault, Steven Krahn, Allen Croff, Raymond Wymer (Vanderbilt Univ)

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Thorium Recovery from Rare Earth Element Deposits in the U.S.

Bradley Van Gosen (U.S. Geological Survey), Steven Krahn, Timothy Ault (Vanderbilt Univ)

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Separation and Purification of Thorium by Solvent Extraction Processes

Wuping Liao (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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Development of LWR Fuels Utilizing Thorium Dioxide in Conjunction with both Zirconium-Based and SI-C Cladding

Saleem Drera (Thor Energy), Herbert Feinroth (Ceramic Tubular Products LLC), Julian F. Kelly, Klara Insulander Björk (Thor Energy)

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Neutronic Design Study of New Small LWR Core Having ThO2-UO2and FCM Particle Fuels for TRU Burning

Gonghoon Bae, Ser Gi Hong (Kyung Hee Univ)

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Safety Issues of Thorium Utilization in Commercial LWRs

Brian Ade, Andrew Worrall, Jeffrey Powers, Steve Bowman (ORNL)

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Thorium Reactors

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Innovative Portable Small Nuclear Reactor Using Ceramic Micro-Encapsulated Thorium Fuel

Michael Worrall, Zeev Shayer (Colorado School of Mines)

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Heterogeneous Annular Core Concepts for Plutonium-Thorium Fuels in Pressure-Tube Heavy Water Reactors

Blair P. Bromley (AECL)

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Preliminary Study of Advanced Sodium-Cooled Burner Reactors with External and Internal Thorium Blankets

Guanheng Zhang, Jasmina Vujic, Ehud Greenspan (Univ of California-Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 293-298

Thorium Fuelled Resource-Renewable BWR (RBWR) Design Update

Phillip Gorman, Sandra Bogetic, Jia Hou, Jeffrey E. Seifried, Guanheng Zhang, Jasmina Vujic, Ehud Greenspan (Univ of California-Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 299-303

Simulations of a Heavy-Water Reactor Operating on Self-Sufficient Equilibrium Thorium Cycles

Sourena Golesorkhi (Univ of Ontario Inst. of Technology), Blair P. Bromley (AECL), Matthew H. Kaye (Univ of Ontario Inst. of Technology)

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Feasibility of Thorium-Hydride Fueled Sodium-Cooled Self-Sustaining Reactors

Guanheng Zhang, Ehud Greenspan (Univ of California-Berkeley)

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Burning Weapons Grade Plutonium in Thorium and Uranium with Silicone-Carbide Cladding

Nathan Andrews, Yanin Sukjai, Koroush Shirvan, Ed Pilat, Mujid S. Kazimi (MIT)

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Liquid Fuel Molten Salt Reactors for Thorium Utilization

Jess C. Gehin, Jeffrey J. Powers (ORNL)

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Factors Affecting Implementation of Industrial-Scale Used Fuel Recycle in the United States–Panel

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Storage and Transportation of Used Nuclear Fuel—I

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Establishing Technical Basis for Extended Long-Term Storage of Used Fuel

Y. Y. Liu, O.K. Chopra, D. R. Diercks, Z Han, R. R. Fabian (ANL)

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Consequence Assessment of Fuel Reconfiguration for Dry Storage and Transportation Packages

J. M. Scaglione, G. Radulescu, K. Robb, W. J. Marshall (ORNL)

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Considerations for Disposition of Dry Cask Storage System Materials at End of Storage System Life

Bret van den Akker, Rob Howard (ORNL)

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Integrated Data and Analysis Tool for Used Nuclear Fuel Management

K. Banerjee, J. M. Scaglione, R. A. LeFebvre (ORNL)

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Guidance for Performing Criticality Analyses of Fuel Storage at Light-Water Reactor Power Plants

K. W. Cummings (NEI)

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Shipment by Air from Hungary to Russia

Ferenc Gajdos, István Vidovszky (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), John Dewes (SRNL)

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Preliminary Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel from Shutdown Sites

Steven J. Maheras, Ralph E. Best, Steven B. Ross, Kenneth A. Buxton (PNLL), Jeffery L. England (SRNL), Paul E. McConnell (SNL)

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Storage and Transportation of Used Nuclear Fuel—II

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Thermal Modeling Capability Development for As-Loaded Commercial Used Nuclear Fuel Casks

Kevin R. Robb, Remy R. Devoe (ORNL), Thomas E. Michener (PNNL), John M. Scaglione (ORNL)

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Current DCSS Thermal Analysis for Extended Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel

Alexander Velazquez-Lozada, Ghani Zigh, Jorge Solis (NRC)

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Spent Fuel Pool K-Effective Sensitivity to Uniform Neutron Absorber Degradation

Amrit Patel (NRC)

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Mitigation Potential of Higher Burnup Fuel in Spent Fuel Pools with Uniform Neutron Absorber Degradation

Amrit Patel (NRC)

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Dry Storage Cask Shake Table Experiments

A. Farghal Maree, David H. Sanders (Univ of Nevada, Reno)

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A Bayesian Approach to Monitoring Spent Fuel Using Cosmic Ray Muons

S. Chatzidakis, M. Alamaniotis, L. H. Tsoukalas (Purdue Univ)

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Update on Status on Policy Issues in Waste Management–Panel

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Thorium Fuel Reprocessing and Waste Management

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Impact of Thorium Fuel Processing on Waste Generation Rates

R. T. Jubin (ORNL), T. Taiwo (ANL), R. Wigeland (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 375-378

Differences in Thorium and Uranium Fuel Reprocessing

Raymond Wymer, Allen Croff, Timothy Ault, Bethany Smith, Steven Krahn (Vanderbilt Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 379-382

An Assessment of the Attractiveness of Material Associated with Thorium Fuel Cycles

Charles G. Bathke, Holly R. Trellue (LANL), Bartley B. Ebbinghaus (LLNL), Brian A. Collins, Andrew W. Prichard, Brian W. Smith (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 383-386

Safeguards Considerations for Thorium Fuel Cycles and Associated Nondestructive Assay Challenges

L.G. Worrall, A. Worrall, S. Croft, R.D. McElroy, A.M. Krichinsky, C.A. Pickett, J.L. White-Horton, J.M. Whitaker (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 387-389

Comparative Assessment of Thorium Fuel Cycle Radiotoxicity

Allen G. Croff, Steven L. Krahn (Vanderbilt Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 390-392

Processing of Graphite Based Nuclear Fuels: A Review

G. D. DelCul, B. B. Spencer (ORNL)

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Thorium Fuel Cycle Pilot Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

E. D. Collins, B. D. Patton, A. M. Krichinsky, D. F. Williams (ORNL)

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Fuel Cycle and Waste Management: General—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 397

Why Reconsider a Molten Salt Reactor?

Steven Krahn (Vanderbilt Univ), Charles Forsberg (MIT), Bethany Smith, Timothy Ault (Vanderbilt Univ), Andrew Sowder (EPRI), Nick Irvin (Southern Company)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 399-403

Reducing the Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) Accident Source Term

Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 404-407

Burnable Absorber Designs for a Conceptual Boron-Free SMR

Do Ik Change (KEPCO), Hyeong-Heon Kim (KEPCON E&C), Kibong Seong, Jin sun Kim (KEPCO)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 408-410

Evaluation of the Reactivity Feedback at Hot Full Power Conditions for Sustainable PWR MOX Fuel Cycle

Alexey I. Soldatov, Taylor N. Coddington, Michael A. Perlin, Andrew C. Klein, Todd S. Palmer (Oregon State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 411-413

Estimating Worker Collective Doses from a Revised Approach to Managing Commercial Used Nuclear Fuel

Bethany Smith, Steven Krahn, Allen Croff (Vanderbilt Univ), Andrew Sowder (EPRI)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 414-419

Fuel Cycle Transition Analysis Under Uncertainty

Urairisa Phathanapirom, Erich Schneider (Univ of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 420-423

Fuel Cycle and Waste Management: General—II

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Development of ITER Large Metallic Radioactive Waste Treatment Process

Je Keun Chon (ITER), Hugh Allen (DBD Limited), Byung-Chan Na (ITER)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 427-430

Separation of SrCl2 and CsCl from Ternary SrCl2-LiCl-KCl and Quaternary SrCl2-CsCl-LiCl-KCl Molten Salts via Melt Crystallization

Ammon N. Williams (VCU), Michael Pack (Univ of Idaho), Supathorn Phongikaroon (VCU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 431-433

Characterization of Pentavalent and Hexavalent Americium in Nitric acid using X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy and First-Principles Modeling

C. L. Riddle (INL), K. Czerwinski, E. Kim (Univ of Nevada, Las Vegas), P. D. Paviet (DOE), P. F. Weck (SNL), F. Poineau (Univ of Nevada, Las Vegas), S. Conradson (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 434-437

On-Line Spectroscopic Monitoring of a Weak-Acid Based Separation Scheme: pH Measurement Variability and Accuracy

Amanda Casella, Laura Hylden, Amanda Crawford, Forrest Heller, Navindra Gunawardena, Sam Bryan (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 438-439

Modeling Accumulation of Thermally Fissile Material from Waste Canister Array

Alex Salazar, Joonhong Ahn (Univ of California-Berkeley)

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U.S. Department of Energy Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 449

On Developing a Mechanistic Model and Supporting Database to Predict High Fluence-Low Flux Extended Life RPV Embrittlement: Status, Challenges and Opportunities

Peter B. Wells, Nathan Almirall, Takuya Yamamoto, G. Robert Odette (Univ of California, Santa Barbara)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 451-453

CALPHAD and Cluster Dynamics Modeling of Ni-Mn-Si Precipitate Stability and Kinetics in Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels

Dane Morgan, Huibin Ke, Wei Xiong, Leland Barnard (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Peter Wells, G. Robert Odette (Univ of California, Santa Barbara)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 454-455

Determining Remaining Useful Life of Aging Cables in Nuclear Power Plants using Non-destructive Evaluation

Kevin L. Simmons, Pradeep Ramuhalli, Allan Pardini, Matthew Prowant, Leonard S. Fifield, Jonathan Tedeschi, A. Mark Jones, Matt P. Westman (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 456-458

Comparison of a Traditional Probabilistic Risk Assessment Approach with Advanced Safety Analysis

Diego Mandelli, Zhegang Ma, Curtis Smith (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 459-462

Status Update on RELAP-7 – A Next Generation Reactor System Analysis Code

Richard Martineau, Hongbin Zhang, Haihua Zhao, Ling Zou (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 463-466

Implementation of an Advanced Outage Control Center

Shawn St. Germain (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 467-470

Human Factors, Instrumentation, and Controls—Instrumentation and Controls: General

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 473

Reactor Power Reconstruction from External Core Distributed Measurement

Charles Stratton, Pavel Tsvetkov (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 475-476

Development of Digital-device-based Work Verification System for Cooperation in Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs)

Seung Min Lee (KAIST), Hyun Chul Lee (KAERI), Poong Hyun Seong (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 477-479

Ultrasonic Waveguide Transducer for Under-Sodium Defect Detection and Component Recognition

H.-T. Chien, W. P. Lawrence, D. Engel, S.-H. Sheen, C. Grandy (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 480-483

Digital Dynamic Compensation Methods of Vanadium Self Powered Neutron Detector

Xingjie Peng (Tsinghua Univ, Nucl Power Inst. of China), Qing Li (Nucl Power Inst. of China), Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 484-486

Human Factors, Instrumentation, and Controls Division—Human Factors: General

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 487

Evaluation of Safety Culture Indicators for Korean NPPs

Jungwhan Park, Jonghyun Kim (KEPCO Intl Nucl Grad School)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 489-492

Identification of Human-induced Initiating Event in the Low and Shutdown Operation by using CESA Method

Yongchan Kim, Jonghyun Kim (KEPCO Intl Nucl Grad School)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 493-496

Design of Task Support Display for Emergency Operating Procedures using Ecological Interface Design

Munwon Choi, Jonghyun Kim (KEPCO Intl Nucl Grad School)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 497-500

Analysis of Inspection Findings in Terms of Safety Culture Components in Korea

Ji Tae Kim, Young Sung Choi (KINS)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 501-503

Elimination of Bias in NPP Control Room Simulator Experiments

Rachel Benish Shirley, Carol Smidts, Atul Gupta, Nan Wang (Ohio State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 504-507

Advancements in Imagining, Nuclear Instrumentation, and Measurement Technologies

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 513

A Novel Approach to Automatic Detection of Oral Lesions From CT Images

Shaikat Galib, Fahima Islam, Hyoung Koo Lee (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 515-517

X-ray Digital Industrial Radiography (DIR) and Particle Tracking Velocimetry (PTV) for Local Liquid Velocity (VLL) Measurement in Trickle Bed Reactors (TBRs)

Hyoung Koo Lee, Khairul Anuar Mohd Salleh, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 518-519

Assessment of Nuclear Fuels using Radiographic Thickness Measurement Method

Muhammad Abir, Fahima Islam (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology), Hyoung Koo Lee (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology), Daniel Wachs (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 520-522

Sparse Sampling Tomographic Reconstruction of Radioactive Fuel Assembly

Muhammad Abir, Fahima Islam (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology), Daniel Wachs (INL), Hyoung Koo Lee (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 523-524

Deterministic Simulation of Neutron Radiography and Tomography

Rajarshi Pal Chowdhury, Xin Liu (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 525-526

Insufficient CT Data Reconstruction Based on MLEM- DTV Method

Fahima Islam, Muhammad Abir, Hyoung Koo Lee (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 527-530

Improving Nuclear Detection: Hodoscope Orthogonal Correlation

Alexander DeVolpi (Nuclear Applications Company)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 531-534

Isotopes and Radiation: General

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 535

Radioxenon Availability for Transport after Fission

S. R. Bielgalski (Univ of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 537-538

A Comparison of the Effects of the Hydroforming and Draw-Plug Assembly Methods on the Thermal-Stresses in an Annular Target with an LEU-Foil and Electroplated Nickel Recoil Barrier

S.G. Govindarajan, G. L. Solbrekken (Univ of Missouri)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 539-542

Experimental Verification of a Combined Porosity and C/O Logging Tool

Walid A. Metwally (Univ of Sharjah), Qiong Zhang, Feyzi Inanc (Baker Hughes)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 543-545

Nuclear Measurement of Water Level and Fuel Concentration for Spent-fuel Pools and Reactors

Alexander DeVolpi (Nuclear Applications Company)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 546-549

Progress on a Petawatt Laser Driven Intense Pulsed Neutron Source

George H. Miley (Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 550-551

An Evaluation of Compton Suppression NAA in the Determination of Arsenic in Drinking Water in Surfside, Texas

Shauna G. Landsberger, G. George (Enviroklean Product Development Inc.), Sheldon Landsberger, Gleb Kuzmin (Univ of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 552-554

In Situ Determination of Radionuclides in the Oil and Gas Fields

Sheldon Landsberger, Jacob Morton (Univ of Texas at Austin), Shauna G. Landsberger, G. George (Enviroklean Product Development Inc.), Michael Moyamezi, Brad Hurst (Bridgeport Instruments LLC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 555-557

Quality Assurance for Gamma-Gamma Coincidence in a Two Source Complex Spectrum

Michael Yoho, Sheldon Landsberger (Univ of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 558-559

93Nb Thermal Neutron Capture Cross-section from Prompt Gamma-Ray Intensities

Danyal Turkoglu (Ohio State Univ), Shamsuzzoha Basunia, Aaron Hurst, Richard Firestone (LBNL), Laszlo Szentmiklosi, Lei Cao (Institut of Isotopes)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 560-563

Structural Materials and Used Nuclear Fuel Disposition

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 567

Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Neutron Irradiated Ultrafine Grained Ferritic Steel

Ahmad Alsabbagh, Apu Sarkar (NCSU), Brandon Miller (INL), Jatuporn Burns (CAES), Leah Squires, Douglas Porter, James I. Cole (INL), K. L. Murty (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 569-570

The Used Nuclear Fuel Problem in the USA – Consolidated Storage and Standardized Storage Canisters

Chris Phillips, Ivan Thomas, Steven McNiven (EnergySolutions)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 571-574

Sensitivity Studies on UNF Cladding Structural Integrity Under NCT Loading

Scott E. Sanborn, Brian J. Koeppel, Ken J. Geelhood, Harold E. Adkins (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 575-577

Polytypic Stabilization of Nanostructured Polymer Derived SiC for Nuclear Applications

Shelly Arreguin (Univ of Washington, PNNL), Rajendra K. Bordia (Clemson Univ), Charles H. Henager, Jr. (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 578-580

Effects of Charged Particle Irradiations in Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels

N. Almirall, P. Wells, T. Yamamoto, G. R. Odette (Univ of California, Santa Barbara)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 581-582

Low-Temperature Chemical Vapor Deposition of Vanadium Carbide for Mitigating the FCCI

Wei-Tang Lo, Shaosong Huang, Nils Strombom, Yong Yang (Univ of Florida)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 583

Formation of Molten Fluoride Salt Corrosion Resistant Coatings on Nickel-Based Alloys

M. C. Brupbacher, D. Zhang, W. M. Buchta, J. B. Spicer, D. C. Nagle (Johns Hopkins Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 584-587

Nuclear Fuels

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 589

Surface Mapping of Single Crystal ThO2 with Atomic Force Microscopy

Scott Key, Tony D. Kelly, Alex Li, James Petrosky, John W. McClory (Air Force Inst. of Technology), J. Matthew Mann (Air Force Research Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 591-593

Photoemission Studies of Single Crystal Thorium-Uranium Dioxide Alloys

Glenn Peterson, Tony D. Kelly, James C. Petrosky (Air Force Inst. of Technology), David Turner (Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education), John W. McClory (Air Force Inst. of Technology), J. Matthew Mann (Air Force Research Laboratory), Joseph Kolis (Clemson Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 594-595

The Effect of Fuel Size on the Performance of a U-Mo/Al Dispersion Fuel

Yeon Soo Kim (ANL), J. M. Park (KAERI), B. Ye (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 596-597

Preliminary Studies on Volatile Fission Gas Distribution in Minor Actinide-Bearing Metal Fuel

L. Capriotti, S. Bremier (Joint Research Centre), K. Inagaki (CRIEPI), P. Pöml, D. Papaioannou (Joint Research Centre),H. Oha, T. Ogata (CRIEPI), V. V. Rondinella (Joint Research Centre)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 598-599

Reactor Physics Implications of Advanced SiC-Clad Fuel in PWRs

D. Bloore, K. Shirvan, E. E. Pilat, M. S. Kazimi (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 600-603

Transient Experiment Design for Accident Tolerance Fuels

N. E. Woolstenhulme, D. M. Wachs, A. A. Beasley (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 604-606

Computational Modeling and Corrosion in Nuclear Systems

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 607

Simulation of Radiation Re-solution in Uranium Carbide

Christopher Matthews, Andrew Klein (Oregon State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 609-611

Anisotropic Azimuthal Power and Temperature Distribution Impact on Hydride Distribution

Christopher Dances, Christopher Piotroski, Michael Mankosa (Penn State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 612-615

Redwing: a MOOSE Application for Coupling MPACT and BISON

Michael Rose, Thomas Downar (Univ of Michigan), Frederick N. Gleicher (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 616-619

An Experimental Study on Bending Fatigue Test with a Krouse-Type Fatigue Specimen

Ahmed S. Haidyrah, Carlos H. Castaño, Joseph W. Newkirk (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 620-623

Numerical Study of Eddy Current Flaw Detection Techniques in Liquid Metal Reactor

Mohammad R. Quddes, Leonard J. Bond, John R. Bowler (Iowa State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 624-626

Monitoring the Structural Change of Graphite under Fast Proton Radiation

H. Xiao, E. F. O’Donnell, P. J. Pinhero (Univ of Missouri, Columbia)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 627-630

Current Issues in Computational Methods–Roundtable: Reduced Models: Needs and Challenges

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 633

Transport Methods: General—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 635

A High-Order Low-Order Algorithm with Exponentially-Convergent Monte Carlo for k-Eigenvalue problems

S. R. Bolding, Jim E. Morel (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 637-640

Iterative Implicit Monte Carlo

Ben C. Yee (Univ of Michigan), N. A. Gentile (LLNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 641-644

A Modified Simplex Method for Choosing Monte Carlo Scattering Directions

John L. Pevey, Ronald E. Pevey (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 645-647

Analysis of Lagged Weight Windows for Implicit Monte Carlo Variance Reduction

Jacob T. Landman, Ryan G. McClarren, Jonathan R. Madsen, Alex R. Long (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 648-650

Woodcock Monte Carlo Transport Through Binary Stochastic Media

Aaron J. Olson (Univ of New Mexico, SNL), Anil K. Prinja (Univ of New Mexico), Brian C. Franke (SNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 651-654

Benchmark Investigation of a 3D Monte Carlo Levermore-Pomraning Algorithm for Binary Stochastic Media

Patrick S. Brantley (LLNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 655-658

New Hash-based Energy Lookup Algorithm for Monte Carlo Codes

Forrest B. Brown (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 659-662

Development of a CAD Based Geometry Model in Serpent 2 Monte Carlo Code

Jaakko Leppänen (VIT Technical Research Centre of Finland)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 663-667

Transport Methods: General—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 669

Measuring Angular Discretization Error During TRT Simulations with Energy Collapsed, Single Group Calculations

Alex R. Long, Ryan G. McClarren (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 671-673

Cellwise Block Iteration as a Multigrid Smoother for Discrete-Ordinates Calculations I: Theory

Jeffery D. Densmore, Daniel F. Gill, Justin M. Pounders (Bettis Atomic Power Lab)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 674-678

Cellwise Block Iteration as a Multigrid Smoother for Discrete-Ordinates Calculations II: Numerical Results

Daniel F. Gill, Jeffery D. Densmore, Justin M. Pounders (Bettis Atomic Power Lab)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 679-682

Residual Monte Carlo Using Kernel Density Estimators

Brian R. Nease, Jeffrey D. Densmore (Bettis Atomic Power Lab), David L. Millman (ProductionPro)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 683-685

Computational Methods: General—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 687

Differential Quadrature Approximation of the Angular Derivative Terms in the Curvilinear-Coordinates SN Equations

J. S. Warsa (LANL), A. K. Prinja (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 689-692

Extension of the Entropy Viscosity Method to the Low-Mach Regime for the Multi-Dimensional Euler Equations

Marc O. Delchini, Jean C. Ragusa, Ray A. Barry (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 693-694

A DFEM Formulation of the Diffusion Equation on Arbitrary Polyhedral Grids

Michael W. Hackemack, Jean C. Ragusa (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 695-698

Validation of Full-Domain Massively Parallel Transport Sweep Algorithms

W. Daryl Hawkins (TAMU), Teresa S. Bailey (LLNL), Marvin A. Adams (TAMU), Peter N. Brown, Adam J. Kunen (LLNL), Michael P. Adams, Timmie Smith, Nancy Amato, Lawrence Rauchwerger (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 699-702

Scalability of Monte Carlo Cross-Section Lookup Algorithms for Large Models

David P. Griesheimer (Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 703-707

Using Composite Nuclides to Reduce Cross Section Lookups in Monte Carlo Transport Simulations

David P. Griesheimer, Reza R., Gouw (Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 708-712

The Effects of Reference Remapping in WARP, a GPU-Accelerated, Continuous Energy Monte Carlo Neutron Transport Framework

Ryan M. Bergmann, Jasmina L. Vujic (Univ of California-Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 713-715

The Influence in Disregarding the First Approximation of Bethe-Plackzec in the Calculation of Resonance Self-Shielding Factors

Daniel A. P. Palma (CNEN), Alessandro C. Gonçalves, Aquilano S. Martinez (PEN/COPPE), Amir Z. Mesquita (CDTN)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 716-719

Computational Methods: General—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 721

A Comparison of Eigensolvers for the SPN Equations

Steven Hamilton, Tom Evans (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 723-724

Monte Carlo Alpha Iteration Algorithm for a Prompt Neutron Decay Constant Calculation

Hyung Jin Shim, Byoung Kyu Jeon, Soo Min Kang, Chang Hyo Kim (Seoul National Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 725-726

Heterogeneous Variational Nodal Method with Continuous Cross Section Distribution in Space

Yunzhao Li, Yongping Wang, Hongchun Wu, Liangzhi Cao (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 727-729

2-D/1-D Method for Neutron Transport Based on Large-Scale Parallel Computation

Wenbin Wu (Tsinghua Univ, Nuclear Power Inst. of China), Qing Li (Nuclear Power Inst. of China), Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 730-733

A Numerical Solution to the Point Kinetic Equations Using Spectral Deferred Correction

Yun Cai (Tsinghua Univ, Nuclear Power Inst. of China), Qing Li (Nuclear Power Inst. of China), Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 734-736

Development of Sensitivity Analysis Capability in RMC Code

Yishu Qiu, Kan Wang, Jiankai Yu (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 737-740

Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis Methods

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 741

Application of the Differential Evolution Adaptive Metropolis (DREAM) Method for Uncertainty Quantification in Inverse Transport Problems

Keith C. Bledsoe (ORNL), Jeffrey A. Favorite (LANL), Jordan P. Lefebvre, Robert A. Lefebvre, Matthew A. Jessee (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 743-746

Sparse-Grid Stochastic Collocation Uncertainty Quantification Convergence for Multigroup Diffusion

Paul W. Talbot, Anil K. Prinja (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 747-750

Mutual Information: A Generalization of Similarity Indices

Paridhi Athe, Hany Abdel-Khalik (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 751-754

Performance Enhancements to the SCALE TSUNAMI-3D Generalized Response Sensitivity Capability

Christopher M. Perfetti, Bradley T. Rearden (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 755-759

On the Importance of Second-Order Response Derivatives for Quantifying Non-Gaussian Features of Computed Model Responses

Dan G. Cacuci, Madalina C. Badea (Univ of South Carolina)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 760-763

Efficient and Exact Computation of Second-Order Response Sensitivities Using Adjoint Systems: A Paradigm Illustrative Neutron Diffusion Problem

Dan G. Cacuci (Univ of South Carolina)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 764-767

Further Developments of Inverse Sensitivity/Uncertainty Quantification for High Dimensional-Large Scale Constrained Problems

Bassam A. Khuwaileh, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 768-771

Recent Nuclear Criticality Safety Program Technical Accomplishments

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 775

Steady State Neutron and Gamma Measurements of the Godiva Reactor

David P. Hickman, Jennifer G. Burch, Rebecca R. Hudson, Gary W. Slavik, Scott Richardson, John Scorby, Radoslav Radev, Nathaniel Bowden, David P. Heinrichs (LLNL), Joetta Goda, John Bounds, Tom Mclean, Jesson Hutchison, Travis Grove (LANL), Dann C. Ward (SNL), Chris Wilson, Leo Clark (Atomic Weapons Establishment)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 777-779

ORNL Nuclear Data Evaluation Accomplishment for FY 2013

L. Leal, V. Sobes, M. Pigni, K. Guber, G. Arbanas, D. Wiarda, M. Dunn (ORNL), E. Ivanov, T. Ivanova, E. Letang (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 780-783

Nuclear Data Advisory Group Technical Support for the U.S. Nuclear Criticality Safety Program

Michael E. Dunn (ORNL, Safety Program Data Advisory Group)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 784-787

Godiva IV Startup at National Criticality Experiments Research Center (NCERC): Delayed Critical Through Prompt Critical

J. Goda, J. Bounds, D. Hayes, R. Sanchez (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 788-790

MCNP Sensitivity/Uncertainty Accomplishments for the Nuclear Criticality Safety Program

Brian C. Kiedrowski, Forrest B. Brown, Jeffrey S. Bull, Albert C. Kahler, D. Kent Parsons (LANL), Matthew A. Gonzales, Anil K. Prinja (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 791-794

Management Perspective on Recent Accomplishments and Future Plans for NCERC

Steven D. Clement, William L. Myers (LANL), Jerry N. McKamy (National Nuclear Security Administration), Nichole Ellis (Ellis Engineering LLC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 795-798

A Review of Recent R&D Efforts in Sub-Critical Multiplication Measurements and Simulations

Avneet Sood, C. J. Solomon, J. D. Hutchinson, Rian Bahran (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 799-802

Data, Analysis, and Operations for Nuclear Criticality Safety—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 803

List-Mode Simulations of the Subcritical Thor Core Benchmark Sensitivity Experiments

R. Bahran, J. Hutchinson, B. Richard, Avneet Sood (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 805-808

Artificial Neural Network Representation of Criticality Excursion Experiment Data

Peter L. Angelo (Y-12 NSC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 809-812

Challenges Associated with the Current Demand for UK Criticality Safety Assessors

Ben Webborn (UK Nuclear National Lab)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 813-816

Nuclear Criticality Evaluation for Vitrified Borosilicate Glass

Glenn A. Christenbury (DOE)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 817-820

Generation of Thermal Scattering Laws for YH2 using Ab Initio Methods

Michael L. Zerkle (BAPL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 821-823

Safety Related Equipment Implementation and Testing

Joshua M. Marshall (Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc.)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 824-825

Reevaluation of Room Return Corrections for Two ORCEF HEU-Metal-Cylinder Benchmark Evaluations

John D. Bess (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 826-829

Benchmark Specifications and Results for α and Λ in a HEU Metal System Using ORSphere

Margaret A. Marshall, John D. Bess (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 830-833

Data, Analysis, and Operations for Nuclear Criticality Safety—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 835

A Computational Approach to the Dissolver Paradox

Alyssa R. Kersting (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 837-839

New Critical Experiment Design to Investigate Composite Reflection Effect

C. Percher, S. Kim, D. Heinrichs (LLNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 840-842

Nuclear Data Adjustment with SAMMY Based on Integral Experiments

Vladimir Sobes, Luiz Leal, Goran Arbanas (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 843-845

Deciphering the Binning Method Uncertainty in Neutron Multiplicity Measurements

Theresa Cutler, Mark Smith-Nelson, Jesson Hutchinson (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 846-849

Assessment of the Need for a Criticality Accident Alarm System

James S. Baker, Robert Newnam, Steve Kessler, David Erickson (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 850-853

Fire, Seismic, and other Ex-Process Events and Criticality Safety Risk Acceptance

Shean P. Monahan (SNL), T. P. McLaughlin (Private Consultant), Mark V. Mitchell, D.K. Hayes (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 854-856

Mixed Uranium-Plutonium Solution Validation of KENO V. a and KENO-VI in SCALE 6.1.2 and 6.2b3 Using Multigroup and Continuous-Energy ENDF/B-VII.0 Libraries

E. L. Jones (Univ of Tennessee), W. J. Marshall (ORNL), G. I. Maldonado (Univ of Tennessee, ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 857-860

Characterization of the NPOD3 Detectors in MCNP5 and MCNP6

Kimberly Clark, Jesson Hutchinson, C. J. Solomon, Theresa Cutler, Avneet Sood (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 861-864

Data, Analysis, and Operations for Nuclear Criticality Safety—III

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 865

Determination of Experimental Correlations Using the Sampler Sequence Within SCALE 6.2

W. J. Marshall, B. T. Rearden (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 867-870

Non-Parametric, Extreme-Value Method for Estimating Bias and Bias Uncertainty in Nuclear Criticality Safety

Brian C. Kiedrowski (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 871-874

Evaluation of Peak Reactivity Analysis of Boiling-Water Reactor Fuel in Transportation and Storage Casks

W. J. Marshall, B. J. Ade, S. M. Bowman (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 875-878

Nickel-Reflected Plutonium Metal Sphere Subcritical Measurements

Benoit Richard, Jesson Hutchinson, Theresa Cutler, Avneet Sood, Mark Smith-Nelson (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 879-882

Validation of keff Calculations for Boiling-Water Reactor Fuel at Peak Reactivity in Transportation and Storage Casks

W. J. Marshall, S. M. Bowman (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 883-886

Reconstructing Double-differential and Energy-Differential Resonance Cross Sections Using the R-Matrix Limited Formalism in the AMPX Code

Andrew Holcomb (Georgia Tech), Luiz Leal (ORNL), Farzad Rahnema (Georgia Tech), Dorothea Wiarda, Goran Arbanas (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 887-890

Critical and Subcritical Data for the Revision of ANS 8.12 Standard

Debdas Biswas, Dennis Mennerdahl, Christopher Tripp, Scott Revolinski, Kermit Bunde, Jason Huffer, Michael Shea, Dominic D. Winstanley (LLNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 891-896

ANS Standards Forum

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 897

Combustible Gas Issues in Nuclear Safety–Panel

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 903

Current Topics in Probabilistic Risk Analysis

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 905

A Scoping Study of Direct Containment Heating in a Small Modular Reactor

Chih-Wei Chang, Nam Dinh (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 907-910

Comparison of Reliability Criteria Determination Methods in Maintenance Rule

Dong-Wook Jerng, Man Cheol Kim (Chung-Ang Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 911-912

Conditional Failure Probability Evaluating for NPPs Risk Monitoring

Min Zhang, Zhijian Zhang, Yingfei Ma (Harbin Engineering Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 913-916

Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Vented Fuel System for Gen. IV Gas Fast Reactor

Renae Lenhof, Andrew Klein (Oregon State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 917-919

Methodology for the Incorporation of Passive Component Aging Modeling into the RAVEN/RELAP-7 Environment

Askin Guler (Ohio State Univ), Diego Mandelli, Andrea Alfonsi, Joshua Cogliati, Cristian Rabiti (INL), Tunc Aldemir (Ohio State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 920-923

Adaptive Dynamic Event Tree in RAVEN Code

Andrea Alfonsi, Cristian Rabiti, Diego Mandelli, Joshua Cogliati, Robert Kinoshita (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 924-926

U.S. NRC Emergency Preparedness and Incident Response

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 927

Modeling and Analysis of Manual Intersection Traffic Control for Application in Evacuation Time Estimate Studies

Scott Parr, Brian Wolshon (LSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 929-931

Advancements in Evacuation Time Estimate Studies Contribute to Improved Protective Action Strategies

Joe Jones (SNL), Randy Sullivan (NRC), Brian Wolshon (LSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 932-933

Modeling Protective Action Strategies Using MACCS

Fotini Walton (SNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 934-935

Hypothetical Risk-Informed and Performance-Based Emergency Preparedness Oversight Regimen

Randy Sullivan (NRC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 936-937

Real-Time Computation of Evacuation Time Estimates

Edward Lieberman, Kevin Weinisch (KLD Engineering)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 938-940

Nuclear Installations Safety: General

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 941

Preliminary Probabilistic Safety Assessment for a Korean Research Reactor in the Conceptual Design Stage

Yoon-Hwan Lee, Won-Dea Jung, Su-Hyung Yang (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 943-944

Offshore Floating Nuclear Plant (OFNP) with Spar-Type Platform Design

Jake Jurewicz, Jacopo Buongiorno, Michael Golay, Neil Todreas (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 945-948

International Licensing Process and Practices Development - Supporting NPP Licensing as Well as SMRs

Kristiina Söderholm Fortum, Ben Amaba (IBM)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 949-952

Considerations of Water Injection Timing and Volume in Accident Scenarios Relevant to the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Ahmad Al Rashdan, Pavel Tsvetkov, Karen Vierow (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 953-955

Extending RISMC Capabilities for Real-Time Diagnostics and Prognostics

Diego Mandelli, Curtis Smith (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 956-960

Preliminary Safety Considerations for the Integral Inherently Safe Light Water Reactor (I2S-LWR)

Eric Welch, Annalisa Manera (Univ of Michigan), Matt Memmott, Paolo Ferroni (Westinghouse), Mingjun Wang, John C. Lee (Univ of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 961-964

Nuclear Installations Safety: Containment Response and Severe Accidents

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 965

Filtration of Particulates and Pressure Drop in Fibrous Media in Resolution of GSI-191

Amir Ali, Cody Williams, Edward D. Blandford, Kerry Howe (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 967-970

Fiberglass Calcium Leaching Release Rate Characterization in Post LOCA Conditions

Sterling Olson, Kerry Howe, David Pease, Amir Ali, Daniel LaBrier, Edward D. Blandford (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 971-974

Resolution of GSI-191: Zinc Chemical Effects During a PWR LOCA Event

David Pease, Kerry Howe, Sterling Olson, Amir Ali, Daniel LaBrier, Edward D. Blandford (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 975-978

MOCKA Experiments on MCCI of Metal and Oxide Melt with Siliceous Concrete

A. Miassoedov, J. Foit, T. Cron (Karlsruhe Inst. of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 979-981

Consequences of Degraded Containment in a Severe Nuclear Power Plant Accident

Zachary Jankovsky, Christopher Jones, Donald Kalinich (SNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 982-985

Out-Containment Gaseous Iodine Removal Efficiency by Alkaline Spray

Irfan Younus, Man Sung Yim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 986-988

International Safeguards for UF6 Containers

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 991

Nuclear Industry’s Role in Nonproliferation Initiatives–Panel

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 995

Nuclear Nonproliferation Technical Group: General—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 997

Comparison of FBR and HFIR Monte-Carlo Simulations with Validation from Gamma Spectroscopy in Support of the NFASP Project

Mathew W. Swinney, Sunil S. Chirayath (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 999-1001

Evaluation of Hybrid K-edge Densitometry for Pyroprocessing Material Assay

Matthew T. Cook, Steven E. Skutnik (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1002-1005

Proliferation Resistance Analysis of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities to Quantify the Importance of Containment, Surveillance and Physical Protection Systems

Royal A. Elmore, Sunil S. Chirayath (TAMU), Stanislav Edreev (Tomsk Polytechnic Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1006-1009

Development of Synthetic Urban Melt Glass for Forensic Analysis

Andrew V. Giminaro, Jerrad P. Auxier, John D. Auxier, Emilie K. Fenske, C. J. Oldham, Matthew T. Cook, Howard L. Hall (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1010-1011

Application of Bayes’ Theorem for Pulse Shape Discrimination

Mateusz Monterial (Univ of Michigan), Peter Marleau (SNL), Alexis Kaplan, Sara Pozzi (Univ of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1012-1015

Evaluations of LEU Conversion Impact on the High Temperature Experiment Performance at the MIT Reactor

Kaichao Sun, David Carpenter, Lin-wen Hu, Thomas Newton Jr. (MIT), Erik Watson (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1016-1019

Nuclear Nonproliferation Technical Group: General—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1021

Safeguards and Security Integration for Fuel Cycle Facilities

Benjamin B. Cipiti, M. Jordan Parks, Felicia A. Durán (SNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1023-1024

Design of a UIUC Pulsed Neutron Facility for Interrogation of Special Nuclear Materials Using MCNPX

Kyuhak Oh, Brent J. Geuser, Richard J. Kustra (Univ of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1025-1027

Effect of Grouping Motivations on State Proliferation Pathways

Meyappan Subbaiah, William S. Charlton, Royal Elmore, Ryan Coogan, David Sweeney (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1028-1031

A New Approach for the Characterization of Non-Uniqueness of Used Nuclear Fuel Burnup Signatures

Steven E. Skutnik, David R. Davis (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1032-1035

Correlated Neutron and Gamma-Ray Emission in MCNP6

Michael E. Rising, Avneet Sood, Patrick Talou, Ionel Stetcu, Toshihiko Kawano (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1036-1039

Domestic New Nuclear Construction–Panel

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1043

Advanced/Gen-IV Reactors

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1045

Dispatchable Electricity with Salt-Cooled Reactors, Heat Storage, and Base-load Reactor Operation

Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1047-1050

Tritium Capture in Salt-Cooled Fission and Fusion Reactors

Charles Forsberg, John Stempien, Ron Ballinger (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1051-1055

Tritium Transport and Corrosion Modeling in the Fluoride Salt-Cooled High-Temperature Reactor

John Stempien, Ron Ballinger, Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1056-1059

The Mitsubishi Small Module High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor “MHR-50/100is” - Conceptual Design of MHR-100is for a Commercial Plant-

Isao Minatsuki, Sunao Oyama, Hiroki Tsukamoto (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1060-1063

Compact Double-wall Twisted-tube Heat Exchanger for the Fluoride Salt-cooled High-temperature Reactor (FHR) with Implications for In-Service Inspection

Joel Hughes, Edward D. Blandford (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1064-1067

Summary of Sonoprocessing Applications for Nuclear Technologies and Potential Future Applications

Floren Rubio, Edward D. Blandford (Univ of New Mexico), Leonard J. Bond (Iowa State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1068-1071

PB-FHR Nuclear Air-Brayton Combined Cycle Natural Gas Price Sensitivity

Daniel Curtis, Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1072-1075

Neutronic Comparison of Liquid Salt Primary Coolants and Novel Assembly Design for a Fluoride Salt Cooled High-Temperature Test Reactor

Joshua Richard, Benoit Forget, Charles Forsberg, Kord Smith (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1076-1081

The IAEA Activities in Support of the Near Term Deployment of High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactors

Frederik Reitsma (IAEA)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1082-1084

The Design Analysis of the DC Electromagnetic Pump with the Flowrate of 3 L/min

Geun Hyeong Lee, Hee Reyoung Kim (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1085-1086

Transient Analysis of Advanced High Temperature Reactors Using Process Simulation Software

I. Skavdahl, V. Utgikar (Univ of Idaho), P. Sabharwall (INL), M. Chen, I. H. Kim, X. Sun, R. N. Christensen (Ohio State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1087-1089

New Nuclear Construction Around the World–Panel

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1091

Operations and Power: General

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1093

ATMEA1&EPRTM mode T Core Control Innovative Features for High Operating Flexibility

Alain Grossetete (AREVA NP SAS)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1095-1098

The Energy Perspective and Nuclear Role under Global Warming

Hiroshi Ujita, Fengjun Duan (Canon Instit. For Global Studies)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1099-1102

Increasing Biomass Feedstocks for Liquid Fuels Using Salt-Cooled Reactors with Air-Brayton Power Cycles

N. C. Skowronski, Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1103-1106

The Impact of Energy Storage on Nuclear Electricity Economics

Ryan Tipps, Erich Schneider, Christopher van der Hoeven (Univ of Texas at Austin), Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1107-1110

Simplified Market Analysis of Nuclear Energy Storage

Ryan Tipps, Erich Schneider, Christopher van der Hoeven (Univ of Texas at Austin), Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1111-1114

Estimating Evaporation from Spent Fuel Storage Pools Using Tritium

Bruce R. Hugo (WSU), Ronald P. Omberg (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1115-1116

Safety Countermeasure of Onagawa NPS after Great East Japan Earthquake

Akiyoshi Obonai, Takao Watanabe, Kazuo Hirata (Tohoku Electric Power Company)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1117-1120

Treatment of Radioactive Contaminants in Off-Gases Using Carbon Supported ETS-10 Nanosorbent

Sachin U. Nandanwar, Kai Coldsnow, Michael Green, Vivek Utgikar (Univ of Idaho), Piyush Sabharwall (INL), D. Eric Aston (Univ of Idaho)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1121-1122

An Air-Brayton Combined Cycle Power Conversion System for Small Modular LMFBRs

Patrick McDaniel, Bahman Zohuri, Cassiano de Oliviera (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1123-1125

KEPIC Development for Operation of N. P. P in Korea

Geun-Suk Choi, Hoon-Seok Byun, Jong-Hae Kim (KEPIC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1126-1127

Radiation Protection and Shielding: General

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1131

Polymer Nanocomposite Based Neutron Shielding Materials for Spent Nuclear Fuel Management

Jaewoo Kim (KAERI), Young-Soo Seo (Sejong Univ), Jeseung Yoo (KAERI, Sejong Univ), William H. Miller (Univ of Missouri, Columbia)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1133-1134

A Gamma Dose Rate Estimation Model For Radioactive Waste Containers

Maritza R. Gaul (CDTN), Massimo Zucchetti (DENERG)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1135-1137

Light Transport in Thin Polymeric Detectors with GEANT4 for Radiation Portal Monitors

M. J. Urffer, L. F. Miller (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1138-1140

A Verification of MCNP6 FMESH Tally Capabilities

Alicia L. Swift, Edward A. McKigney, Richard C. Schirato, Alex P. Robinson, Brian A. Temple (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1141-1144

Function of XRCC4 C-terminal Region in DNA Double-Strand Break Repair

Rujira Wanotayan, Mukesh Kumar Sharma, Yoshihisa Matsumoto (Tokyo Inst. of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1145-1148

Making Ethics Real in Nuclear Engineering–Panel

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1149

Computational Tools for Radiation Protection and Shielding

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1151

Development and Verification of the Fixed Source Photon Transport in RMC Code

Xiao Fan (Peking Univ, Tsinghua Univ), Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ), Guohui Zhang (Peking Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1153-1156

A New Stochastic Global Optimization Method for Inverse Transport Problems

Jerawan C. Armstrong, Jeffrey A. Favorite (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1157-1160

Status on the Development of a Monte Carlo Methods Research Framework

Alex Robinson (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Brian Kiedrowski (LANL), Douglass Henderson (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1161-1164

PyNE Progress Report

Cameron R. Bates (LLNL, Univ of California-Berkeley), Elliott Biondo (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Kathryn Huff (Univ of California-Berkeley), Kalin Kiesling, Anthony Scopatz, Robert Carlsen, Andrew Davis, Matthew Gidden, Tim Haines (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Joshua Howland, Blake Huff (Univ of California-Berkeley), Kevin Manalo (Georgia Tech), Arielle Opotowsky (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Rachel Slaybaugh (Univ of California-Berkeley), Eric Relson (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Paul Romano (MIT), Patrick Shriwise (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), John D. Xia (Univ of Chicago), Paul Wilson, Julie Zachman (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1165-1168

Quality Assurance within the PyNE Open Source Toolkit

Elliott Biondo, Anthony Scopatz, Matthew Gidden (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Rachel Slaybaugh, Cameron Bates (Univ of California-Berkeley), Paul P. H. Wilson (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1169-1172

MCNP6 Enhancements to Alpha Particle Production and Transport

G. E. McMath, G. W. McKinney (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1173-1176

Radiation Protection and Shielding–Roundtable

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1177

Introduction to the SCALE/MAVRIC Shielding Tools–Tutorial

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1179

Reactor Physics: General—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1183

Assessment of an On-Line Reactivity Monitoring Technique

Dominic Caron, Sandra Dulla, Marta Nervo, Piero Ravetto (Politecnico di Torino), Mario Carta (ENEA C.R. CASACCIA)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1185-1187

Neutron Deterministic Models of the EBR-II HRT-45R Core Configuration

Marco Marchetti, Barbara Vezzoni, Fabrizio Gabrielli, Andrei Rineiski (Karlsruhe Inst. of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1188-1190

Thermal Nuclear Reactor Control by Moderator Displacement with Negative Feedback

Neal L. Mann (Univ of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1191-1195

Fully Ceramic Microencapsulated Fuel in FHRs: A Preliminary Reactor Physics Assessment

Jeffrey J. Powers (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1196-1199

Reduction of Spatial and Spectral Effects by Adjoint Weighing of Flux Signals in a Reactivity Reconstruction Technique

Sandra Dulla, Siew Sin Hoh, Marta Nervo, Piero Ravetto (Politecnico di Torino)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1200-1203

Statistical Error Estimation Using Bootstrap Method for the Feynman-alpha Method

Tomohiro Endo, Takeshi Shizawa, Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ), Cheol Ho Pyeon, Takahiro Yagi (Kyoto Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1204-1207

Application of the Big T Burnable Absorber to AP1000 Core for a Soluble Boron Free Operation

Mohd-Syukri Yahya, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1208-1210

Reactor Physics: General—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1211

Initial Verification of Heterogeneous Multigroup Cross Sections in MC2-3/PROTEUS

Jacob S. Hader (Purdue Univ), Emily R. Shemon, Changho Lee (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1213-1216

Watts Bar Unit 1 MCNPX Simulations with KENO-VI Comparisons

William Gurecky (Univ of Texas at Austin), Andrew Godfrey (ORNL), Erich Schneider (Univ of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1217-1220

The Asymptotic Probability Distribution of Fission Numbers in a Multiplying System

Erin D. Fichtl (LANL), Anil K. Prinja (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1221-1224

The Preliminary Application of Coupled Point Kinetic Model for TMSR Safety Analysis

Jun Cai, Xiaobin Xia, Kun Chen, Mudan Mei, Jianhua Wang, Guoqing Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1225-1226

Comparison of Doppler Reactivity between Thorium and Uranium Fuels in LWR

Noboru Dobuchi, Takuya Mishiro, Takanori Kitada (Osaka Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1227-1229

Modernization and Expansion of Isotopic Depletion Capabilities within the NESTLE 3D Nodal Simulator

P. Eric Collins, Nicholas Luciano, G. Ivan Maldonado (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1230-1233

Evaluation of an Integral Homogenization Approach for LWSMR Core Neutronics Discretization

Ahmad Al Rashdan, Pavel Tsvetkov (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1234-1236

Reactor Physics: General—III

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1237

The Development of the Variational Nodal Method

E. E. Lewis (Northwestern Univ), invited, Eugene P. Wigner Reactor Physicist Award Lecture

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1239

Validation of Updated Resonance Reconstruction Module of RXSP Code Based on R-Matrix Limited Formula

Jiankai Yu, Wanlin Li, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1240-1243

Preliminary Assessment of nTRACER and McCARD Direct Whole Core Transport Solutions to VERA Core Physics Benchmark Problems

Min Ryu, Hyun Ho Cho, Chang Hyun Lim, Yeon Sang Jung, Han Gyu Joo (Seoul National Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1244-1247

Neutronics Analyses for an LEU Core for TREAT

Dimitrios C. Kontogeorgakos, Heather M. Connaway, Arthur E. Wright, Gokhan Yesilyurt, Keith L. Derstine (ANL), Mark D. DeHart, Sean R. Morrell (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1248-1251

Flexible Uncertainty Analysis of Computer Models with Alchemy

Jason M. Hite, Congjian Wang, Bassam Khuwaileh, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1252-1255

Preliminary Investigation of Fission and Surface Source Iteration Scheme in Domain Decomposition Method for Whole-Core Monte Carlo Calculation

YuGwon Jo, Nam Zin Cho (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1256-1259

Advances in Fast Reactor Designs and Concepts

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1261

EBR-II Passive Safety Demonstration Tests Benchmark Analyses – Phase 1

L. L. Briggs, T. Sumner, T. Fei, T. Sofu (ANL), S. Monti (IAEA)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1263-1266

On Multi-Group Cross Sections for Breed-and-Burn Reactors

Jason Hou (Univ of California-Berkeley), Florent Heidet (ANL), Phillip Gorman, Ehud Greenspan (Univ of California-Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1267-1270

Calculation of Photon Heat Generation for EBR-II Using DIF3D/MC2-3

T. Fei, C. H. Lee, T. K. Kim, T. Sofu (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1271-1273

3D Shuffling in Breed and Burn Reactors

Staffan Qvist (Uppsala Univ), Ehud Greenspan (Univ of California-Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1274-1277

Maximum Burnup of Breed and Burn Reactors with Limited Separation Processes

Christian D. Di Sanzo, Ehud Greenspan, Jasmina L. Vujic (Univ of California-Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1278-1281

An Investigation on the Homogenization of Fast Reactor Fuel Assembly

Woong Heo, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1282-1284

Reactor Physics Design, Validation, and Operating Experience

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1285

Direct Imaging of a Godiva IV Burst at NCERC

J. D. Goettee, E. I. Esch, J. M. Goda, D. K. Hayes, D. R. Mayo, W. L. Myers (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1287-1289

Similarity Assessment of the BFS-109-2A Axial Expansion Experiment Using a Novel Jacobian Matrix Method

Sunghwan Yun, Sang Ji Kim (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1290-1293

Burst Initiation Probability Experiments at CFBR-II

Liu Xiaobo, Peng Xianjui, Lei Jiarong (China Academy of Engineering Physics)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1294-1298

Determination of Bias, Bias Uncertainty, and Coverage using Data Assimilation

Paridhi Athe (NCSU), Ugur Mertyurek (ORNL), Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1299-1302

Three-Dimensional Modeling of the Physics of the Transient Reactor Test (TREAT) Facility

Joseph Templeton, Mario Ortega, Cassiano de Oliveira (Univ of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1303-1305

Physics and Engineering Analysis of Sub-Critical Driven Systems—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1307

A Laser Fusion Thorium Breeding Reactor

Sümer Şahin (Atlim Univ), Başar Şarer, Yurdunaz Çelik (Gazi Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1309-1311

Studies of Gas-Cooled Pressure-Tube Blanket Lattices for Hybrid Fusion-Fission Reactors with Thorium-Based Fuels

Blair P. Bromley (AECL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1312-1316

Neutronic Analysis on Coolant Options in a Hybrid Reactor System for High Level Waste Transmutation

Seong-Hee Hong, Myung Hyun Kim (Kyung Hee Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1317-1319

Conceptual Design of an Accelerator-Driven Subcritical System to Dispose the Minor Actinide Fuels

Yan Cao, Yousry Gohar, Elia Merzari, Adam R. Kraus (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1320-1322

Preliminary Neutronic Study of An MIT Reactor Driven Fluoride-salt-cooled Sub-critical System

Kaichao Sun, Lin-wen Hu, Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1323-1326

Physics and Engineering Analysis of Sub-Critical Driven Systems—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1327

Concerning Am-241 Incineration in the Nuclear Power Installations

Georgy Khorasanov, Anatoly Blokhin (Obninsk Inst. for Nuclear Power Engineering)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1329-1330

Reactivity Measurements in Subcritical Assemblies Combining MSM and Area Methods

A. Talamo, Y. Gohar (ANL), S. Sadovich, H. Kiyavitskaya, V. Bournos, Y. Fokov (Joint Inst. for Power and Nuclear Research-SOSNY, Minsk)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1331-1334

Impact of MAs Loading on Transient Characteristics of ADS System

Mingtao He, Liangzhi Cao, Hongchun Wu, Youqi Zheng (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1335-1337

Approach-to-Critical with the Idaho State University Sub-Critical Assembly Using The Modified Source Method

Andrew Layne, Chad Pope (Idaho State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1338-1340

Accelerator-Based Neutron Source to Drive Sub-Critical Systems

Ross Radel, Greg Piefer, Evan Sengbusch (Phoenix Nucl Labs)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1341-1343

Design and R&D Activities of Subcritical Reactors to Support Nuclear Fuel Cycle of China

Yican Wu, FDS Team (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1344-1347

New Nuclear Data Formats and Processing Capabilities

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1349

Nuclear Data Processing at LANL with NJOY – Past, Present and Future

A. C. Kahler, R. E. MacFarlane (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1351-1352

INSURE: An Inverse Sensitivity Uncertainty Quantification Toolkit

Congjian Wang, Bassam A. Khuwaileh, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (NCSU), Goran Arbanas, Mark L. Williams, Michael E. Dunn (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1353-1356

Core Design Perspective on Accident Tolerant Fuels

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1357

Systematic Study of a Small, Long-life HTGR Design for Passive Decay-Heat Removal

Odmaa Sambuu, Toru Obara (Tokyo Inst. of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1359-1362

Neutronic Analysis of Candidate Accident-Tolerant Cladding Concepts in Light Water Reactors

Nathan M. George (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville), Jeffrey J. Powers (ORNL), G. Ivan Maldonado, Kurt A. Terrani, Andrew Worrall (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1363-1366

Uranium Nitride Composite Fuels in a Light Water Reactor: Advanced Cladding, Nodal Core Calculations, and Transient Analysis

Nicholas R. Brown, Lap-Yan Cheng, Michael Todosow (BNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1367-1370

Reactor Physics Analysis Methods—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1371

Sensitivity/Uncertainty Analysis of Mean Generation Time with Deterministic Codes

Gerardo Aliberti, Micheal A. Smith (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1373-1376

Development of Online Core Monitoring Methodology applying Periodic 3DPCM for KSNP

Wi-Soo Jeong, Hae-Chan Lee, Hyeong-Seog Kim, Chang-Kue Lee, Sang-Weon Park (KEPCO)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1377-1380

Evaluation of Effective Delayed Neutron Fraction Techniques in MC21

Stephanie A. Kempf, Timothy H. Trumbull (Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1381-1383

Intersection Subspace Method for Uncertainty Quantification

Congjian Wang, Jason Hite, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1384-1387

Modeling an iPWR Startup Core Cycle with VERA

Kelly Kenner (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville), Rose Montgomery (TVA), G. Ivan Maldonado (Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1388-1390

Estimation of Sensitivity Coefficient using Random Sampling and L1-norm Minimization

Tomoaki Watanabe, Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ), Yasuhiro Kodama, Yasunori Ohoka, Tadashi Ushio (Nuclear Fuel Industries, Ltd.)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1391-1394

Reactor Physics Analysis Methods—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1395

Resonance Self-Shielding Method with Resonance Interference Factor Library

Sooyoung Choi, Azamat Khassenov, Deokjung Lee (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1397-1400

TDKENO: A Hybrid Time-dependent Transport Analysis Tool

Sedat Goluoglu, Justin Paluch (Univ of Florida), Mark DeHart, Sean Morrell (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1401-1404

Comparison of Spatial Source Expansion Methods in the Three Dimensional Transport Method LEAF

Yuki Kato, Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1405-1408

Improvements to the SP3 Discontinuity Factors in PWR Pin-by-pin Calculation

Yunzhao Li, Bin Zhang, Hongchun Wu, Liangzhi Cao (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1409-1411

Fuel Pin Problem Solution via an Accelerated COMET Method

Kyle Remley, Farzad Rahnema (Georgia Tech)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1412-1414

Impact of Improved Experimental Uncertainty Quantification on the Evaluated 239Pu Prompt Fission Neutron Spectrum

Denise Neudecker, Patrick Talou, Toshihiko Kawano (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1415-1418

Physics of Compact Reactors for Terrestrial and Space Applications

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1419

Nuclear Demonstration Test Design for the KiloPower Space Reactor

Patrick McClure, David Poston (LANL), Marc Gibson (NASA Glenn Research Center)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1421-1424

Full Submersion Criticality Accident for Low Enriched Uranium Nuclear Thermal Rockets

Paolo Venneri, Yonghee Kim (KAIST), Peter Husemeyer, Stephen Howe (USRA)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1425-1428

Moose Multi Physics–Tutorial

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1429

Tutorial on Radiation Protection and Shielding in Aeronautics and Space Applications

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1431

General Thermal Hydraulics—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1435

Thermal-Hydraulic Core Design Concept of an Accelerator-Driven Minor Actinide Burner

Adam Kraus, Elia Merzari, Yan Cao, Yousry Gohar (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1437-1439

A Mechanistic Vertical Low Flow Critical Heat Flux Correlation

Jeffrey M. Luitjens, Qiao Qu (Oregon State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1440-1443

Validation Data: Managing the Weak Link

Nam Dinh (NCSU), Weiju Ren (ORNL), Hyung Lee (BAPL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1444-1445

Benchmark data for CFD Validation using 2D-PIV in Turbulent Parallel Planar Jets

Elvis Dominguez-Ontiveros, Hristo Goumnerov, Yassin Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1446-1447

Sensitivity Analysis of Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1 Type Accident with MELCOR

Gen Li (Waseda Univ), Yoshiaki Oka (Univ of Tokyo)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1448-1451

Tank Mixing Study with Flow Recirculation

Si Y. Lee (SRNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1452-1455

Thermal-Hydraulically Optimal Power Profile for a Nuclear Thermal Rocket Engine

Peter J. A. Husemeyer (Univ of Cambridge, Center for Space Nuclear Research)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1456-1459

Preliminary Design of a Helical Coil Heat Exchanger for a Fluoride Salt-Cooled High-Temperature Test Reactor

M. Chen, I. Kim, X. Sun, R. N. Christensen (Ohio State Univ), I. Skavdahl, V. Utgikar (Univ of Idaho), P. Sabharwall (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1460-1463

General Thermal Hydraulics—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1465

Study on Natural Circulation and Its Transition Process for IP200

Lin Sun, Minjun Peng, Genglei Xia (Harbin Engineering Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1467-1470

Assessment of Parallel Algorithms for a Subchannel Code MATRA

Seong Jin Kim, Hyouk Kwon, Dae Hyun Hwang (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1471-1473

Thermal Solar Collector Predictive Modeling: I. Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis

Dan G. Cacuci (Univ of South Carolina), A. F. Badea (Karlsruhe Inst. of Technology), M. C. Badea (Univ of South Carolina)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1474-1477

Thermal Solar Collector Predictive Modeling: II. Data Assimilation, Model Calibration, and Best-Estimate Predictions with Reduced Uncertainties

A. F. Badea (Karlsruhe Inst. of Technology), Dan G. Cacuci, M. C. Badea (Univ of South Carolina)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1478-1481

Mechanistic Modeling of Heat Transfer in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

Jianguo Zhong, M. Z. Podowski (RPI)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1482-1485

Experimental Support for System Code Development and Validation: IETs and SETs–Panel

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1487

Computational Thermal Hydraulics—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1489

CFD Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer in Heat Exchangers of Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor Systems

Emre Tatli, Milorad B. Dzodzo, Paolo Ferroni (Westinghouse)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1491-1494

A Novel Approach on Modeling Fluid-Structure Interactions for a Fuel Plate

T. K. Howard, W. R. Marcum (Oregon State Univ), W. F. Jones (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1495-1498

Direct Numerical Computation of Lift Force in Low Viscosity Fluid

Zhongchun Li (Tsinghua Univ), Xiaoming Song (Nuclear Power Inst. of China), Shengyao Jiang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1499-1502

A Code Verification Method for Governing Equations of Two-Fluid Model

Hao Zhang, Zhao Guo Wu, Yi Xue Chen (SNPSDC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1503-1506

CORONA Analysis with Consideration of Bypass Flow Gap Size Distribution

Nam-il Tak, Sung Nam Lee, Min Hwan Kim, Jae Man Noh (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1507-1510

Thermal Predictions of the Cooling of Waste Glass Canisters

Donna Post Guillen (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1511-1514

Development of the Code COAC for Oxidation during Core Melting

Keyou Mao, Yapei Zhang (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ), Michael L. Corradini (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1515-1516

RELAP RCIC Pump Homologous Curves Generation and Verification for Fukushima Unit 2

Hector Lopez, Nejdet Erkan, Okamoto Koji (Univ of Tokyo)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1517-1520

Computational Thermal Hydraulics—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1521

Application of the Entropy Viscosity Method to the 1-D7-Equation Model for Two-Phase Flows

Marc O. Delchini, Jean C. Ragusa, Ray A. Berry (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1523-1526

Thermal Hydraulic Effects of 3-D Power Variations in a PWR Fuel Pin using CFD

Daniel Walter, Victor Petrov, Annalisa Manera (Univ of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1527-1530

A Multiscale CFD/1D-TH Coupling Overlapping Domain Methodology for Thermal Hydraulic Systems

Timothy P. Grunloh, Annalisa Manera (Univ of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1531-1534

Emergency Core Cooling System Sensitivity Analysis for a Four-Loop Pressurized Water Reactor with Three Independent Injection Trains

Timothy Crook, Rodolfo Vaghetto, Alessandro Vanni, Yassin A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1535-1538

Stabilization Techniques for Simulation of High-Aspect Ratio Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) Models of Flat Plates Under Variable Velocity Parallel Flow

Casey J. Jesse, John C. Kennedy, Gerhard H. Schnieders, Gary L. Solbrekken (Univ of Missouri)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1539-1542

Two-Phase Flow Modeling of Steam Direct Contact Condensation as Support of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident Investigation

Marco Pellegrini, Masanori Naitoh (Inst. of Applied Energy)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1543-1544

Development of 3D Containment Simulation Capability: High Pressure Steam Blowdown Scenario

Botros Hanna, Nam Dinh, Igor Bolotnov (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1545-1548

Numerical Study on Single Droplet’s Rise in Steam Separator by Using VOF Method

Di Zhang (Tsinghua Univ, Nuclear Power Inst. of China), Qi Luo, Wei Huang (Nuclear Power Inst. of China), Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1549-1551

Computational Thermal Hydraulics—III

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1553

Multidimensional Modeling of Force Convection Subcooled Boling in Pressurized Water Reactors

Dillon Shaver, Michael Z. Podowski (RPI)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1555-1558

Incorporation of MELCOR with CTI’s Calvert Cliff’s Simulator Product

Robert Sanders (AREVA), Barney Panfil (CORYS Thunder, Inc.)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1559-1561

Modeling and Simulation of Solid Fluidization in a Resin Column

Si Y. Lee (SRNL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1566-1569

TRACE Code Calculations of MIT Pressurizer Tests for Review of SPACE Code Capability

Chanyi Song, Young Seok Bang, Andong Shin, Sweng-Wong Woo (Korea Inst. of Nuclear Safety)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1570-1571

Optimal Meshing Methods and Schemes for the Simulation of Assembly

Guangliang Chen, Zhijian Zhang, Zhaofei Tian (Harbin Engineering Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1572-1575

Experimental Thermal Hydraulics—I

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1577

Design and Assembly of Experimental Facility for CRUD Characterization and Mitigation at PWR Cladding Conditions

Ittinop (Pun) Dumnernchanvanit, Naiqiang Zhang, Alexandra R. Delmore, Michael P. Short (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1579-1582

Compression of Fibrous Porous Media Generated on Containment Sump Strainers

Saya Lee, Matthew Kappes, Yassin A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1583-1585

Size Characterization of Fibrous Nukon Debris Upstream and Downstream of the Containment Sump Strainer

Matthew Kappes, Saya Lee, Yassin A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1586-1589

Interfacial Shear Measurement of a Wavy Gas-Liquid Interface

Matthieu A. Andre, Philippe M. Bardet (George Washington Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1590-1594

CHF Study on Effect of Wettability under Pressurized Condition for Downward Facing Surface

Hae Min Park, Yong Hoon Jeong (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1595-1597

High Pressure Condensation in Small Modular Reactor Containments

Etienne Mullin (Oregon State Univ), Claudio Delfino (NuScale Power LLC), Qiao Wu (Oregon State Univ), Jose Reyes (NuScale Power LLC)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1598-1601

Experimental Study of Twin Turbulent Parallel Jets using an Open-Source Three Dimensional Particle Tracking Velocimetry Software

Elvis Dominguez-Ontiveros, Hristo Goumnerov, Yassin Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1602-1605

Experimental Thermal Hydraulics—II

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1607

Investigation of Flow Laminarization and Heat Transfer Reduction in a VHTR Reactor Core

Francisco I. Valentin, Narbeh Artoun (City College of New York), Hitesh Bindra (KSU), Masahiro Kawaji (City College of New York, CUNY Energy Inst.)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1609-1612

Pressurized Startup Transient Analyses for the BWR-type NMR-50

Shanbin Shi, Caleb Brooks, Jaehyuk Eoh, Mamoru Ishii (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1613-1615

Downward-Facing Subcooled Flow Boiling with Extended Surface

Abdul R. Khan, Nejdet Erkan, Koji Okamoto (Univ of Tokyo)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1616-1619

Experimental Study of Advanced IVR-ERVC Strategy with Liquid Metal Coolant

Seong Dae Park, In Cheol Bang (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1620-1622

Development of Optical Fiber Sensors for use in Sodium Cooled Reactor Instrumentation

Matthew Weathered, Dr. Mark Anderson (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1623-1626

Experimental Thermal Hydraulics—III

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1627

Design of a Scaled Experimental Facility for the NGNP Reactor Cavity Cooling System

Thien Nguyen, Victor Petrov, Annalisa Manera (Univ of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1629-1632

Matched-Index-of-Refraction Flow Facility for Fundamental and Applied Research

Piyush Sabharwall, Carl Stoots, Donald M. McEligot, Richard Skifton, Hugh M. Mcllroy (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1633-1636

CCFL of Steam-Condensate Two-Phase Flow in a U-tube

Takahiro Nozue, Yuki Fujii (Kobe Univ), Michio Murase (Inst. of Nuclear Safety System), Kosuke Hayashi, Shigeo Hosokawa, Akio Tomiyama (Kobe Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1637-1638

A Multi-Purpose Thermal Hydraulic Test Facility For Support of Advanced Reactor Technologies

James E. O’Brien, Piyush Sabharwall, SuJong Yoon (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1639-1642

Thermal Hydraulics Analyst 2.1–Panel

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1643

Young Professional Thermal Hydraulics Research Competition

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1645

On High Order Numerical Schemes for 1-D Fluid Model

Ling Zou, Haihua Zhao, Hongbin Zhang (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1647-1650

SFR Duct Wall Temperature Prediction with a Porous Medium Model

Yiqi Yu, Elia Marzari, J. Thomas (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1651-1653

On the Natural Frequency of Fueled Experimental Plates in Air and Water – Experimental Study

P. L. Harmon, Wade R. Marcum, S. Liu, M. Moussaoui, A. Weiss (Oregon State Univ), W. F. Jones, N. Woolstenhulme (INL)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1654-1655

On the Natural Frequency of Fueled Experimental Plates – Numerical Study

K. Britsch, Wade R. Marcum, T. K. Howard, P. L. Harmon (Oregon State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1656-1657

Development of Bubble Tracking Capability for Level-Set Interface Tracking Method

Jun Fang, Igor A. Bolotnov (NCSU)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1658-1659

Modeling Fuel Assemblies on Large Shake Tables

Noah A. Weichselbaum, Morteza Rahimi-Abkenar, Majid Manzari, Philippe M. Bardet (George Washington Univ)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1660-1662

A Numerical Approach to Solve Governor Equations of a System Code

Zheng Fu, Fatih Aydogan (CAES)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1663-1665

Towards “Virtual” Intra-operative SPECT or PET Guided Surgery: Advances in Image Reconstruction and Registration Using Deterministic Radiation Transport Simulation

Ian Marsh (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, Univ of Wisconsin-La Crosse), Brayan Bednarz (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1671-1672

Deterministic Simulation of Radiation Dose in X-ray Computed Tomography

Edward T. Norris, Xin Liu (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Page 1673

Radiation Dose Assessment Based on Voxel Phantom during Reactor Spallation Target Replacement

Ting Li, Tao He, Liqin Hu, FDS Team (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1674-1676

CAD-based Point Kernel Integral Method for Real-time Radiation Dose Assessment

Jie Wang, Jing Song, Liqin Hu, FDS Team (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1677-1679

Computer Aided Diagnosis of Oral Cancer: Using Time-Step CT Images

Jonathan T. Scott (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 111 / Number 1 / November 2014 / Pages 1680-1683

 
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