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ANS Officer

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Meeting Officials, National Program Committee

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Full Issue

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Opening Plenary: Nuclear Technology: An Essential Part of the Solution

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ANS President’s Special Session

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Accelerator Applications: General

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Dynamic System Simulation of Fissile Solution Systems

Christy M. Day, Steven K. Klein (LANL)

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Colloid Rates of Radionuclides in Cooling Water of the 120-GeV Proton Accelerator Facilities at Fermilab, U.S.A.

Hiroshi Matsumura (KEK), Shun Sekimoto (Kyoto Univ), JASMIN Collaborators (KEK, Kyoto Univ, JAEA, Fermilab, Shimizu Corp.)

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Waste Management for Decommissioning–Panel

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Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences: General

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Remediation of an Atomic Testing Era Laboratory

Dustin G. Miller (JG Management Systems)

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Phenix Nuclear Power Plant Dismantling Start

F. Dominjon, J. P. Grandjean, F. Laurent (CEA)

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Concurrent Assessment of Exposure to Workers in Virtual Decommissioning Environments

KwanSeong Jeong, ByungSeon Choi, JeiKwon Moon, Dongjun Hyun, Jonghwan Lee, IkJune Kim, GeunHo Kim (KAERI)

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Focus on Communications: Endorsing Nuclear Energy–Panel

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Focus on Communications: Improving our Advocacy–Panel

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Education and Training: General

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A Course on Condensed Matter Nuclear Science

George Miley (Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

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3D Virtual Research Reactor in Oculus Rift with LEAP Interactivity

Yoshinori Satoh (Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Toshiba Co.), Rizwan-uddin (Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

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Distance Education of Reactor Laboratory at Missouri S&T

M. Yousaf, T. Akyurek, A. Alajo, S. Usman (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

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Environmental Monitoring of Nuclear Sites: Aspect Importance and Challenges–Panel

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University Research in Fuel Cycles and Waste Management

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Krypton Removal from the Off-Gas Stream Using the Hollow Carbon Based Nanosorbent

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

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Protection of Zirconium Fuel Cladding by Aluminum Surface Modification

James Carr, Gokul Vasudevamurthy (VCU)

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Computational Study of Self-Association of Tri-n-butyl Phosphate in n-Dodecane

Quynh N. Yo, Mikael Nilsson, Hung D. Nguyen (Univ of California, Irvine)

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Adsorption of I2 from Off-Gases from Used-Fuel Reprocessing Plants

Yue Nan (Syracuse Univ), Austin P. Ladshaw, Sotira Yiacoumi (Georgia Tech), Costas Tsouris (Georgia Tech, ORNL), David W. DePaoli (ORNL), Lawrence L. Tavlarides (Syracuse Univ)

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Effects of Graphical Information on Public Perception toward Nuclear Energy

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

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Direct Calculation of Concentration-dependent Activity Coefficient of UCl3 in Molten LiCl-KCl

Wentao Zhou, Jinsuo Zhang (Ohio State Univ)

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f-Element Complexation in Mixed Extractant UNF Reprocessing

Brian J. Gullekson, Vanessa E. Holfeltz, Alena Paulenova (Oregon State Univ), Artem V. Gelis (ANL)

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Chlorination of Actinide and Rare Oxides for Application to Continuous pyroChemical Reprocessing

Abraham Jurovitzki, Michael Simpson (Univ of Utah)

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Fuel Cycle Simulators

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Binary Formulation of Decay Equations

Anthony M. Scopatz, Paul P. H. Wilson (Univ of Wisconsin, Madison), Cameron R. Bates (Univ of California, Berkeley)

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Dynamic Resource Exchange Performance in Cyclus

Matthew J. Gidden, Paul P. H. Wilson (Univ of Wisconsin, Madison)

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Using Spatial Flux Calculations to Improve the Fluence-Based Neutron Balance Approach

Cem Bagdatlioglu, Erich Schneider, Robert Flanagan (Univ of Texas, Austin)

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Cymetric – A Fuel Cycle Metrics Tool for Cyclus

Anthony Scopatz, Arrielle Opotowsky, Paul P. H. Wilson (Univ of Wisconsin, Madison)

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Cyclus Graphical User Interface User Experience Testing

Robert Flanagan, Erich Schneider (Univ of Texas, Austin)

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Are There Customers in the U.S. for Advanced Nuclear Reactors?–Panel

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Recycle and Reuse of Used Nuclear Fuel Resources

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Feasibility Study for Select Isotope Recovery from La Hague

Sven Bader (AREVA)

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In-situ Quantitative Analysis for Mixed Nd-Pr-Sm Lanthanides in LiCl-KCl Molten Eutectic Using Spectroscopic Techniques

Young Taek Jee (KAIST), Bong Young Kim (KAERI), Jong-Il Yun (KAIST)

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Development of a Separation Process for Spent Fuel Containing Polymers

Olivier Fiquet, Aziza Chairat, Alexandre Ghionzoli (CEA)

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Removal of Cs Ions from Aqueous Solution by Titanate Nanomaterials

Jing Fu, Dejun Liu, Peng Zhan, Tian Luo (State Nuclear Power Research Institute)

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Cyclus Users–Tutorial

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Hybrid Energy: Combining Nuclear and Other Energy Sources

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Zero-Greenhouse-Gas Hydrocarbon Liquid Fuels Production

Charles Forsberg (MIT)

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Overview of U.S. DOE Research and Development of Nuclear-Renewable Hybrid Energy Systems

Shannon M. Bragg-Sitton, Richard Boardman (INL)

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Improving Nuclear System Economics using Firebrick Resistance-Heated Energy Storage (FIRES)

Daniel C. Stack, Charles Forsberg (MIT)

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Nuclear-Renewable Hybrid Energy System for Reverse Osmosis Desalination Process\

Jong Suk Kim, Humberto E. Garcia (INL)

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Thermoeconomic Analysis for Nuclear-Renewable Hybrid Energy System with Hydrogen Production

Lauren Boldon (RPI), Piyush Sabharwall, Cristian Rabiti, Shannon M. Bragg-Sitton (INL), Li Liu (RPI)

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Nuclear Renewable Oil Shale System Development Pathway

Daniel Curtis, Charles Forsberg (MIT)

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Cyclus Archetype Developers–Tutorial

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Fuel Cycle and Waste Management: General–I

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Moving from Closed to Open Fuel Cycle within the UK while Keeping Future Fuel Cycle Options Open

Fiona Rayment, Tim Tinsley, Robin Taylor, Robert Gregg (NNL)

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Developments in Fuel Fabrication R&D within the UK

Daniel Mathers, Richard Stainsby, Emma Johnston, David Goddard (NNL)

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Remote Area Modular Monitoring (RAMM) for Nuclear and Radiological Facilities

Hanchung Tsai, Brian Craig, Yung Y. Liu, James Shuler (ANL)

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Parametric Analysis and Optimization using Multivariate Regression Analysis and Genetic Algorithms

Akansha Kumar, Pavel Tsvetkov (TAMU)

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Evaluation of Eu Sorption onto TiO2 Impurities in Natural Systems

Dejun Liu, Peng Zhan, Jing Fu, Tian Luo (State Nuclear Power Research Institute)

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MAXUS® Corrosion Performance in Spent Fuel Pool Environments

Matthew L. Eyre (Eyre Nuclear Energy Consultancy), K. Scot Leuenroth (Curtiss Wright Corp.), Xavier Clausse (Nikkei Niigata Company), Toshiaki Yamazaki, Aaron Herfurth (Nikkeikin Aluminum Core Technology Co.)

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Fuel Cycle and Waste Management: General—II

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Storage of TMI-2 and Other Damaged Fuels at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center

Mark Argyle, Allan Carlson, Allan Christensen, Randy Fadeley, Greg Hall, James Stalnaker (CH2M-Washington Group Idaho)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 161-164

An Optimization Methodology in Nuclear Reactor Design using Genetic Algorithms and Regression Analysis

Akansha Kumar, Pavel Tsvetkov (TAMU)

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A Clash of Cultures – An Independent’s Lessons from the Current WIPP Mess

Norbert T. Rempe (ng(o)3)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 170-171

Implementation of PFLOTRAN into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Performance Assessment

HeeHo Park, Glenn Hammond (SNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 172-175

Early Stages of Cement Hydration in Brine Containing MgO: Preliminary Data on pH Changes and Implications for Actinide Chemistry

J. F. Lucchini, M. K. Richman, J. J. Swanson, D. T. Reed (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 176-177

Fusion Energy: General

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 181

Plasma Current Stability Code (PCSC) Based on the Coupling Analysis of EMF-Eddy Current-Plasma Control

Shahab Ud-Din Khan, Yuntao Song (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Salah Ud-Din Khan (King Saud Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 183-185

Review of the Industrial Isotope Production in First Colliding-Beam Fusion Breeder Reactor Operating Well Above “Critical Energy”

Bogdan C. Maglich, Dan W. Scott, Tim Hester, James Nering (CALSEC)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 186-189

Extreme Learning Machine Method Based Optimization of Ta Content in CLAM Steel

Longfeng Shen, Liqin Hu (Univ of Science and Technology of China, Chinese Academy of Sciences), Xiangwei Zhai (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 190-192

A Hydrogen Sensor for Liquid-Metal Breeding Blankets

Iuri Nicolotti (DENERG), Marco Utili (ENEA UTIS), Lugi Candido, Massimo Zucchetti (DENERG)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 193-196

Human Factors, Instrumentation, and Controls: General—I

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A Study on a Framework to Evaluate Operating Support Systems in NPPs

Moon Kyoung Choi, Poong Hyun Seong (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 201-202

Method for Detecting Stuck Fuel Element in a Pebble-bed Reactor

Hongbing Liu, Dong Du (Tsinghua Univ, Key Laboratory for Advanced Materials Processing Technology), Peng Shen (Henan Energy and Chemical Industry Group Co.)

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Detection of Fuel-Elements for the Fuel-Handling System in a High Temperature Gas-Cooled Pebble Bed Reactor

Ayada He, Hongbing Liu, Dong Du (Tsinghua Univ, Key Laboratory for Advanced Materials Processing Technology)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 205-208

An Application of Functional Modeling to the Prediction for Abnormal Conditions of Safety Critical Component in Standby State in Nuclear Power Plants

Young Gyu No, Seung Geun Kim, Poong Hyun Seong (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 209-210

Model-based Software Development Process with CASE Tool for NPP Safety Systems

Chang Ho Kim, Joo Hyun Cho, Se Do Sohn, Seung Min Baek (KEPCO E&C)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 211-214

Human Factors, Instrumentation, and Controls: General—II

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Field Programmable Gate Array-based I&C Protection System Design

Hyun-Jeong Kim, In-Seok Hwang, Seung Min Baek (KEPCO E&C)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 217-218

Calculation of Fault Detection Coverage for Digital I&C Systems

Jaehyun Cho, Seung Jun Lee, Wondea Jung (KAERI)

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High Spatial Resolution Reactor Power Reconstruction from External Core Distributed Measurement

Charles Stratton, Pavel Tsvetkov (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 222

Control Strategy Development of Advanced High Temperature Reactor System

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

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Isotopes and Radiation: General

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High-Flux Accelerator-Based Neutron Source as a 252Cf Alternative

Ross Radel, Greg Piefer, Chris Seyfert, Arne Kobernik, Logan Campbell, Casey Lamers, Tye Gribb, Evan Sengbusch (Phoenix Nuclear Labs)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 233-234

New Directions in Source Recoveries by OSRP at LANL

Ioana Witkowski, Anthony Nettleton, Alex Feldman (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 235-237

Evaluating the Feasibility of a Simple Experiment to Validate the Existence of a Low-Energy Component to the 40Ca(n,a)37Ar Reaction Cross-Section

William H. Wilson, Steven R. Biegalski (Univ of Texas, Austin)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 238-241

Validation and Uncertainty of DRF’s for a 1” X 2” NaI Collimated Detector for Radioisotope Holdup Measurements

N. Nelson, Y. Azmy, R. P. Gardner, J. Mattingly, R. Smith (NCSU), L. G. Worrall, S. Dewji (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 242-245

Innovations in Radiation Detectors: New Designs, Improvements, and Applications

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 247

Data Driven Modeling of Radiation Background using an Ensemble of Learning Methods: Initial Concepts and Preliminary Results

Miltiadis Alamaniotis, Chan K. Choi, Lefteri H. Tsoukalas (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 249-252

Development of an Active Imagining Method for Examining Environmental Samples in Nuclear Safeguards

Michael Kurth, Richard Shawger, Danyal Turkoglu (Ohio State Univ), Sam Glover, Henry Spitz (Univ of Cincinnati), Lei R. Cao (Ohio State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 253-255

A Quick Method to Estimate the Birks Factor for Various Scintillators

Zheng Chang (SCSU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 256-259

A New Approach in Gamma Ray Spectra Analysis: Automated Integration of Peak Detection and Spectrum Fitting using Fuzzy Logic and Multiple Linear Regression

Miltiadis Alamaniotis, Chan K. Choi, Lefteri H. Tsoukalas (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 260-263

Accident Tolerant Fuel

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Towards Understanding FCCI: Modeling Cerium Solid Transport in Metal Fuels

C. W. Arnold, Jack Galloway, Cetin Unal (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 269-270

TRISO Coating Development for Uranium Nitride Kernels

Brian Jolly, Terrance Lindemer, Kurt Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 271-273

Uniform Corrosion of Model FeCrAl Alloys in LWR Coolants

Kurt Terrani (ORNL), Young-Jin Kim (GE Global Research Center), Bruce Pint (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 274-275

Impact of Fuel Rod Coatings on Reactor Performance and Safety

I. R. Stewart, L. F. Miller, B. D. Wirth, K. E. Sickafus (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 276-279

Discussion of Minimum Stress Allowables for SiC Composite Cladding

Lance L. Snead, Yutai Katoh, Kurt Terrani (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 280-283

Fabrication of FeCrAl Coated Zr-alloy Fuel Cladding by Cold Spray Technique

Dong Jun Park, Hyun Gil Kim, Jeong Yong Park, Yang Il Jung, Jung Hwan Park, Yang Hyun Koo (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 284-285

Structural Materials and Advanced Measurements for Nuclear Applications

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Effects of Thermal and Thermo-Mechanical Treatments on Fe-14Cr-ODS Steels Microstructure

M. Dadé, J. Malaplate (CEA), A. Deschamps (Univ Grenoble Alpes; CNRS, SIMAP)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 289-291

Laser Shock Peening of Oxide-Dispersion-Strengthened Austenitic Stainless Steels

Bai Cui, Qiaofeng Lu, Dawei Li, Qing Su, Chenfei Zhang, Yongfeng Lu, Michael Nastasi (Univ of Nebraska, Lincoln)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 292-293

Minor and Trace Elements in Flibe after Purification and Corrosion Testing

Michael R. Ames (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 294-297

Comparison of Chemical Reactivity of CVC and CVD SiCs with UO2

Chinthaka M. Silva, Lance L. Snead, Yutai Katoh (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 298-299

Applications of Transient Grating Spectroscopy to Radiation Materials Science

Cody A. Dennett, Michael P. Short, Sara E. Ferry, Jeffrey K. Eliason, Alexei A. Maznev, Keith A. Nelson (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 300-303

Design and MCNP6 Simulation of the OSU Cryogenic Irradiation Facility

Benjamin Reinke, Thomas Blue, Brandon Wilson, Michael Eades (Ohio State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 304-307

Determining Crystallographic Orientation of Material Interfaces to Gauge CRUD Resistance

Vikash K. Mishra (Univ of Arkansas), Michael P. Short (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 308-311

Modeling and Simulation

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Overview of the BISON Fuel Performance Code

Kyle A. Gamble, Richard L. Williamson, Shane Stafford, Giovanni Pastore, Danielle M. Perez, Jason D. Hales, Stephen R. Novascone, Russell J. Gardner, Benjamin W. Spencer (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 315-318

Thermal Neutron Scattering Cross Section of Beryllium Oxide

Iyad I. Al-Qasir (Univ of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 319-322

First-Principles Study of Iodine Diffusion in Silicon Carbide

Ruixuan Han, Yingying Li, Wei Xiao (State Nuclear Power Research Institute)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 323

Parametric Study of Flaw Detection at Liquid Metal Fast Reactor using Eddy Current Technique

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

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 324-327

Effect of Interfaces on Radiation Damage Accumulation in FeNiAl Maraging Steels

Benjamin Beeler (Univ of California, Davis; Univ of California, Berkeley), Mark Asta, Peter Hosemann (Univ of California, Berkeley), Niels Grønbech-Jensen (Univ of California, Davis)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 328-329

Magnesium Oxide: A Thermal Neutron Filter

Iyad I. Al-Qasir (Univ of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 330-332

HOGNOSE: A New Model for Corrosion in PWRs

Andrew Dykhuis, Michael P. Short (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 333-336

Analysis of Creep and Mass Relocation of U-Mo/Al Dispersion Fuel

Gwan Yoon Jeong (UNIST), Yeon Soo Kim (ANL), Dong-Seong Sohn (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 337-339

A Concept for a Flexible Neutron Source

D. Wootan, K. Burns, R. Gates, G. Longoni, B. Schmitt (PNNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 340-343

Transient Testing of Nuclear Fuels at TREAT and Other Associated Topics—I

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Transient Testing Scientific Infrastructure Development to Support TREAT

Daniel M. Wachs (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 347-349

Status of the TREAT Reactor Restart and the Resumption of Transient Testing

John Bumgardner (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 350-351

Transient Testing of Nuclear Fuels in TREAT: An Overview

Arthur E. Wright (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 352-354

ATF-3: An Overview of the Accident Tolerant Fuels Transient Testing Campaign in the TREAT Reactor

R. C. O’Brien, Daniel M. Wachs, A. A. Beasley (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 355-357

Development of Multi-Physics Methods to Support Restart of the Transient Test Reactor

Frederick N. Gleicher, Mark D. DeHart, Javier Ortensi, Yaqi Wang (INL), Anthony L. Alberti, Todd S. Palmer (Oregon State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 358-362

Temperature Dependence of Test Fuel Power Density and Core Energy during Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT) Irradiation Experiments

Dimitrios C. Kontogeorgakos, Heather M. Connaway, Arthur E. Wright (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 363-366

Transient Testing of Nuclear Fuels at TREAT and Other Associated Topics—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 367

TREAT Experiment Vehicle Design and Future Plans

Nicolas Woolstenhulme, C. C. Baker, John D. Bess, Cliff Davis, G. K. Housley, Colby Jensen, R. C. O’Brien, S. D. Snow (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 369-371

Thermal Analysis of TREAT Experimental Devices

Colby Jensen, Cliff Davis, Nicolas Woolstenhulme (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 372

TREAT Fuel Assembly Characterization for Modern Neutronics Validation Methods

John D. Bess, Mark D. DeHart (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 373-376

The TREAT Fast-Neutron Hodoscope and Plans for Restoring it to Operation

D. L. Chichester, S. M. Watson, J. T. Johnson, Daniel M. Wachs (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 377-380

Burst Behavior of Fe-Based Alloy Cladding under LOCA Conditions

Caleb Massey (ORNL, VCU), Kurt Terrani, Bruce Pint, Sebastien Dryepondt (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 381-384

Transient Testing of Nuclear Fuels at TREAT and Other Associated Topics—III–Panel

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Nuclear Fuels

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 387

Study of Niobium in UO2 Advanced Nuclear Fuel Doped with NbOx

V. Pennisi, P. Martin, P. Matheron, Ch. Riglet-Martial (CEA)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 389-390

Grain Boundary Character and Fission Product Precipitation in SiC

Thomas M. Lillo, Isabella J. van Rooyen (INL), Yaqiao Wu (Boise State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 391-394

An Extensive Study of LiF-ThF4 Salt for the MSFR Fuel

E. Capelli, R. J. M. Konings (EC-JRC; Delft Univ of Technology), O. Beneš (EC-JRC)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 395-396

Oxygen Potential of High Burnup UO2

V. V. Rondinella (EC-JRC)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 397-399

Fabrication of Boron-bearing UO2 Fuel Pellet for HANARO Irradiation Test

Young Woo Rhee, Keon Sik Kim, Jae Ho Yang, Yang Hyun Koo (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 400-401

Detailed 3D Solids Dynamics of Gas-Solid Spouted Beds using Gamma Ray Computed Tomography (CT) and Radioactive Particle Tracking (RPT) Techniques

Neven Ali, Thaar Al-Juwaya, Muthanna Al-Dahhan (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 402-405

Current Issues in Computational Methods—Roundtable

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 409

Transport and Computational Methods

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 411

A Remez Algorithm on Finding Polar Angle Quadrature Sets for the Method of Characteristics

Yaqi Wang (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 413-415

Energy Efficiency of High-Performance Computing Platforms for Neutron Transport Calculations

William Boyd (MIT), Kazutomo Yoshii, Andrew Siegel (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 416-419

Mathematical Methods for Hyperspectral Imaging in Landmine Detection

Ihab Makki, Rafic Younes, Clovis Frances (Lebanese Univ), Massimo Zucchetti (Politecnico di Torino)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 420-423

Nuclear-pointer-based Multilevel Unionized Energy Grid Method in SuperMC2.2

Lijuan Hao, Jing Song, Liqin Hu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 424-426

Mathematical Modeling and Uncertainty Quantification

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 427

A Backtracking Analysis Approach for Diagnostic Applications of Markov/CCMT

Jun Yang, Tunc Aldemir (Ohio State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 429-432

Computational Evaluation of Station Blackout

Jack Cavaluzzi, Paul Nelson, Vera Moiseytseva (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 433-436

A Novel Coupled Computation Method for Fast Burst Reactors

Wenfeng Liang, Qilin Xie, Dong Qiu (China Academy of Engineering Physics)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 437-440

Contribution of Probabilistic Approaches for the Calibration of a Fission Gas Release Model

Antoine Bouloré, Jean-Marc Martinez, Fabrice Gaudier, Christine Struzik (CEA)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 441-444

Development of Multi-Level Reduced Order Modeling Methodology

Mohammad G. Abdo, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 445-448

Data, Analysis, and Operations for Nuclear Criticality Safety

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 451

Minimum Critical Mass of Heterogeneous Moderated Plutonium Metal Systems

A. R. Wysong, N. Glazener, R. E. Krentz-Wee, A. L. Salazar (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 453-455

Benchmark Specifications and Results for Fission Density and Neutron Importance in a HEU Metal System Using ORSphere

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

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 456-459

Tungsten-Reflected Subcritical Measurements

J. Hutchinson, B. Richard, T. Cutler, A. Sood, M. Smith-Nelson (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 460-463

MCNP6 Optimization and Testing for Criticality Safety Calculations

Forrest B. Brown (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 464-466

Upper Subcritical Limit Calculations with Correlated Integral Experiments

Vladimir Sobes, Bradley T. Rearden, Don E. Mueller, William J. Marshall, John M. Scaglione, Michael E. Dunn (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 467-470

Neutron Noise Measurements on HEU Foils Moderated by Lucite

J. Hutchinson, M. Smith-Nelson, A. Sood, R. Sanchez, D. Hayes, T. Cutler (LANL), A. Chapelle, P. Casoli (CEA)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 471-474

Impact of Nuclear Data Improvements on Criticality Safety Guidelines

Dustin Popp, Katherin Goluoglu, Sedat Goluoglu (Univ of Florida)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 475-478

Prompt Neutron Decay Constant Determination for CFBR-II at Delayed Criticality

Lingli Song, Jiansheng Li, Haojun Zhou (CAEP)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 479-480

Nuclear Fission Processes and Data–Panel

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 481

ANS 8 Standards–Forum

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 483

Nuclear Installations Safety R&D at the Department of Energy

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 487

The Department of Energy’s Nuclear Safety Research and Development Program

Alan E. Levin (DOE)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 489-491

Designing an Ergonomically Sound Glovebox Glove

Cindy Lawton, Whitney Land, Jude Oka (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 492-494

Stochastic Calculation of Radioactive Material Release Dose Consequences

Chad L. Pope, Kushal Bhattarai (Idaho State Univ), Jason P. Andrus (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 495-496

Computer Capability to Substantiate DOE-HDBK-3010 Data

David L. Y. Louie, Alexander L. Brown, Louis Restrepo (SNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 497-500

A Test Method for Characterization of Fire Induced Uranium Aerosols

Douglas K. Clark (Y-12)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 501-504

Controlled Oxidation of Tritium-Aged LaNi4.25Al0.75 Hydride to Support Retired Bed Disposition

G. C. Staack, M. L. Crowder, M. H. Tosten (SRNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 505-508

Validation of Hydrogen Exchange Methodology on Molecular Sieves for Tritium Removal from Contaminated Water

G. A. Morgan (SRNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 509-512

Nuclear Installations Safety: General

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 513

The SOARCA Surry Power Station Short-Term Station Blackout Uncertainty Analysis: MACCS Parameter Development

Nathan E. Bixler, Douglas M. Osborn, Scott Weber, Cédric J. Sallaberry, Aubrey C. Eckert-Gallup, Joseph A. Jones (SNL), S. Tina Ghosh (NRC)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 515-516

Limit Surface Approach Defining Success Criteria with Uncertainties in Level 1 PSA

Douglas A. Fynan, Kwang-Il Ahn (KAERI), John C. Lee (Univ of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 517-520

Nexus Between Safety and Cyber Security–Panel

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 521

Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy: General

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 525

Nuclear Forensics: Calculation and Determining the Radioactive Sample: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as Special Case

Salah Ud-Din Khan (King Saud Univ), Shahab Ud-Din Khan (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 527-529

A Comparison of Activation Products in Different Types of Urban Nuclear Melt Glass

Joshua Molgaard (U.S. Military Academy), John D. Auxier II, Howard L. Hall (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 530-533

Monte Carlo Simulations of Cosmic Ray Muons for Dry Cask Monitoring

S. Chatzidakis, P. T. Forsberg, B. T. Sims, L. H. Tsoukalas (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 534-536

Breaking the Barrier Between Research and Implementation–Panel

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 539

New Nuclear Construction Around the World—Status Report–Panel

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 540

Operations and Power: General

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 541

Study of the Parameters that Influence Small Modular Reactor Investment Costs

Lauren Boldon (RPI), Piyush Sabharwall (INL), Erich Schneider (Univ of Texas, Austin), Li Liu (RPI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 543-546

The Effect of PWR Size on Reactivity and Power Distribution During Reactivity Initiated Accidents

R. Busquim e Silva, A. L. F. Marques, J. J. Cruz (Univ of Sao Paulo), K. Shirvan, M. S. Kazimi (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 547-550

End-of-Cycle Reactor Coolant Zinc Disappearance at Davis-Besse

John M. Riddle, Larry S. Lamanna (AREVA),Vincent N. Capozziello (FENOC)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 551-554

Effects of Manual Operation during a Loss-of-Coolant Accident with Pump Unavailability

Timothy Crook, Rodolfo Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 555-558

Improving Grid Reliability Using Salt-Cooled Reactors with Air Brayton Power Cycles and Heat Storage

Charles Forsberg (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 559-562

Method for Fast-Filling Fuel-Buffering System with Helium in a Pebble-bed Reactor

Hongbing Liu, Dong Du (Tsinghua Univ, Key Laboratory for Advanced Materials Processing Technology), Peng Shen (Henan Energy and Chemical Industry Group Co.)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 563-565

Development of a Fluoride-Salt-Cooled High-Temperature Reactor (FHR) Using Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor (AGR) Technology

Charles Forsberg, Joshua Richard (MIT), Justin Pounders (Univ of Mass-Lowell), Rich Kochendarfer, Kim Stein (AREVA), Eugene Shwageraus, Geoff Parks (Cambridge Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 566-570

Computational Tools for Radiation Protection and Shielding

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 573

Preliminary MCNPX Modeling of the F-127 Source Shipping Container for the GB-127 CO-60 Irradiator Facility

Maritza R. Gual, Pablo A. Grossi (CDTN/CNEN), Carlos A. Caballero (Radiation Consulting Group), L. C. D. Ladeira, F. S. Lameiras (CDTN/CNEN)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 575-576

Production of Heavy Clusters with an Expanded Coalescence Model in CEM

Leslie M. Kerby (LANL, Univ of Idaho), Stepan G. Mashnik (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 577-580

Characterization of the Neutron Detectability of Highly Enriched Uranium

G. E. McMath, T. A. Wilcox, G. W. McKinney (LANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 581-584

A Rapid Method for Calculating Keff Values for Spent Partitions of Radially or Axially Inhomogeneous Densities, Where Surfaces of Fuel Elements are Tapered with Porosity

E. V. Steinfelds, K. Andrew, P. Womble (Western Kentucky Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 585-588

Best of Radiation Protection and Shielding Division 2014—I

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 589

Computational Assessment of Naturally Occurring Background Radiation Produced by Extraterrestrial Sources

Thomas M. Miller (ORNL), Wouter C. de Wet (Univ of Tennessee), Bruce W. Patton (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 591-594

Parallel Monte Carlo Methods for Heterogeneous Hardware Computer Systems Using GPUs and Coprocessors: Recent Development of ARCHER Code

Tianyu Liu, Lin Su, Xining Du, Hui Lin, Kris Zieb, Wei Ji, Peter F. Caracappa, X. George Xu (RPI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 595-598

The Standalone Package for Enhanced Estimation of Dose Distribution

Wouter C. de Wet, Lawrence W. Townsend (Univ of Tennessee), X. George Xu (RPI), Whitney J. Smith (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 599-602

Class II Algorithm for Charged-Particle Transport Simulation

Francesc Salvat (Univ de Barcelona)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 603-606

Best of Radiation Protection and Shielding Division 2014—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 607

Analysis of Shutdown Dose Rate in Fusion Energy Systems Using Hybrid Monte Carlo/Deterministic Techniques

Ahmad M. Ibrahim, Douglas E. Peplow, Joshua L. Peterson, Robert E. Grove (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 609-612

Radiation Mapping at JET and ITER Using Advanced Computational Acceleration Techniques and Tools

Jonathan Naish, Frances Fox, Zamir Ghani (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy), Michael Loughlin (ITER), Lee Packer, Andrew Turner (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 613-616

Rigorous Two-Step Activation for Fusion Systems with PyNE

Elliott Biondo, Andrew Davis, Anthony Scopatz, Paul P. H. Wilson (Univ of Wisconsin, Madison)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 617-620

Activation Neutronics for a Swiss PWR and a Swiss BWR

Manuel Pantelias, Valentyn Bykov, Benjamin Volmert (NAGRA)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 621-623

Experiment Design for Secondary Particles Measurement of Helium Ions Bombarding Stopping Targets

Pi-En Tsai, Lawrence H. Heilbronn (Univ of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 624-627

Radiation Protection and Shielding–Roundtable

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 629

ATTILA for MCNP—Tutorial

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 631

Advanced Monte Carlo Methods for Reactor Physics Analysis—I

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 635

Tally Precision Triggers for the OpenMC Monte Carlo Code

Qicang Shen (Tsinghua Univ), William Boyd, Benoit Forget, Kord Smith (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 637-640

Research on On-the-fly Doppler Broadening Based on the Stochastic Sampling Algorithm

Feng Yang, Jin-Gang Liang, Gang-Lin Yu, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 641-643

Implementation of Explicit Modeling Approach in RMC Code for Stochastic Media Analysis

Shichang Liu, Ding She, Jin-Gang Liang, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 644-647

Efficient Execution of Monte Carlo Simulation Based on Pseudo-Scattering using GPU

Takuya Okubo, Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 648-651

A Case Study of the Higher-Mode Errors in Monte Carlo Source Convergence

Ding She, Zhihong Liu, Jing Zhao, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 652-656

Advanced Monte Carlo Methods for Reactor Physics Analysis—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 657

Implementation of Inline Equilibrium Xenon Method in RMC Code

Zonghuan Chen, Gang-Lin Yu, Jin’Gang Liang, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 659-661

Development of In-Line Temperature Dependent Cross Sections Processing Capability in RMC Code

Jiankai Yu, Jin’Gang Liang, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 662-665

HTGR Fuel Element Depletion Benchmark: Results for Infinite Fuel Pebble Lattice

Ding She, Chunlin Wei, Zhihong Liu, Shichang Liu, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 666-669

The Implementation of Modified Power Iteration Method in Continuous Energy Monte Carlo Simulation

Zhang Peng, Hyunsuk Lee, Deokjung Lee (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 670-672

Reactor Physics Design, Validation, and Operating Experience—I

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 673

Nuclear Data Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis for the PWR Burn-up Pin-cell Benchmark with RMC Code

Yishu Qiu, Ding She, Kan Wang (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 675-678

Subcritical Reactivity Measurements by Neutron Source Multiplication Experiments

Lingli Song, Chun Zheng, Jinfeng Du (CAEP)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 679-681

Xe-135m Impact on the PCR Measurement of CANDU6 Core

Jaeha Kim, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 682-684

Benchmark Evaluation of HTR-PROTEUS Absorber Rod Worths (Cores 5 through 8)

John D. Bess (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 685-688

New Reactor Physics Benchmark Data in the March 2015 Edition of the IRPhEP Handbook

John D. Bess (INL), Jim Gulliford (OECD)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 689-692

Reactor Physics Design, Validation, and Operating Experience—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 693

Performance Evaluation of Alternative Reflector Materials for PWRs

Jiwon Choe, Deokjung Lee (UNIST), Ho Cheol Shin (KHNP-CRI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 695-696

New Ring Type Burnable Absorber for PWRs

Jiwon Choe, Deokjung Lee (UNIST), Ho Cheol Shin (KHNP-CRI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 697-699

Improvement and Verification of Reloading Optimization Program CSA for Actual Nuclear Power Plant

Zhihong Liu, Jing Zhao (Tsinghua Univ), Xiuan Shi (China Nuclear Power Technology Research Institute)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 700-703

Physics-guided Covered Mapping: A New Approach for Quantifying Experimental Coverage and Bias Scaling

Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (Purdue Univ), Ayman I. Hawari (NCSU), Congjian Wang (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 704-707

Reactor Analysis Methods—I

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 709

Dynamic Simulation of Nuclear Reactors Experiencing High Rates of Deformation

Jesse Johns (Nimbus Innovations), Ville Valtavirta (VTT), Roger Lenard (Little Prairie Services Trust)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 711-712

FLUENT-based Computation for a Time-Space-Dependent Neutron Kinetics Model

Dalin Zhang, Jian Ge, Wenxi Tian, Suizheng Qiu (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 713-714

Development of Core Sensitivity Analysis Based on Reduced-Order Modeling using Assembly Calculations

Ryota Katano, Akio Yamamoto, Tomohiro Endo (Nagoya Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 715-718

Convergence Analysis of Two-Node CMFD Method Applied to Neutron Diffusion Eigenvalue Problem

Yongjun Jeong, Jinsu Park (UNIST), Hyun Chul Lee (KAERI), Deokjung Lee (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 719-722

Comparison of Cross-Section Models for Functionalization and History Effect

Yunzhao Li, Shengnan Gao, Hongchun Wu, Liangzhi Cao, Yaodong He (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 723-726

Development of EPGPT Surrogate Construction Capability within CRANE

Congjian Wang, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 727-730

Reactor Analysis Methods—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 731

Development of MHI FBR Nuclear Design Code System CALAXY-H/ENSEMBLE-TRIZ

Kazuki Kirimura, Yohei Kamiyama, Kazuya Yamaji, Shinya Kosaka, Hideki Matsumoto (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries), Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 733-735

Angular Dependent Transmission Probability Method for Fast Reactor Core Transport Analysis

Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ),  Kazuki Kirimura, Yohei Kamiyama, Kazuya Yamaji, Shinya Kosaka, Hideki Matsumoto (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 736-738

Uncertainty Quantification of Delayed Neutron Fraction of U235 Based Fuel Cores

Gérald Rimpault, David Blanchet, Jean Tommasi, Guillaume Truchet (CEA)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 739-741

Advanced Equilibrium Composition Search Method for Molten Salt Breeder Reactor Based on Two-Cell Model

Yongjun Jeong, Jinsu Park, Deokjung Lee (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 742-744

Pin Power Reconstruction for PHWR Reactors Using Leakage-Corrected Discontinuity Factors

Eleodor Nichita, Elif Usalp (Univ of Ontario Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 745-748

Small Modular Reactors (SMRs): Reactor Physics and Fuel Cycle

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 749

Core Design Studies for a BWR-Based Small Modular Reactor with Long-Life Core

Zeyun Wu, Won Sik Yang, Shanbin Shi, Manoru Ishii (Purdue Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 751-754

Neutronics Simulation of Burnup-dependent Swelling of Metallic Fuel in a Linear Breed-and-Burn Fast Reactor (B&BR)

Donny Hartanto, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 755-757

Study on Burning Strategy for Small-size Sodium-cooled Fast Reactor

Taewoo Tak, Deokjung Lee (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 758-761

Once-Through Thorium Blanket Driven to Very High Burnup by Fast Reactor Excess Neutrons

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

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 762-766

Reactor Physics: General—I

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 767

Validation of the MAPTA Reactivity Monitoring Technique using a Boiling Water Reactor Turbine Trip Benchmark

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

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 769-772

Comparative Study on Neutronics Characteristics of 1000 MWth Metal Fuel Sodium-cooled Fast Reactor

N. E. Stauff (ANL), M. M. Uematsu (JAEA), T. K. Kim (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 773-776

A Mixed Spectrum Nuclear Reactor Controlled by Moderator Displacement

Neal L. Mann (Consultant)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 777-780

A Comprehensive Validation Approach Using the RAVEN Code

Ivan Rinaldi (Univ of Rome), Andrea Alfonsi, Joshua Cogliatti, Cristian Rabiti (INL), Fabio Giannetti, Gianfranco Caruso (Univ of Rome)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 781-784

Reactor Physics: General—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 785

Improved Reactivity Estimation of MC2-3/DIF3D for Fast Reactor Analysis

Changho Lee, Nicolas E. Stauff (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 791-794

A Novel Compact Core Design for Beam Tube Research Reactors

Zeyun Wu (NIST, Univ of Maryland), Max Carlson (MIT), Robert E. Williams, Sean O’Kelly, J. Michael Rowe (NIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 795-798

Nuclear-Thermal Analysis of Coated Particle Dispersed Plate-Fuel Loaded in a Novel Research Reactor

Yoonhee Lee, Yonghee Kim, Nam Zin Cho (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 799-802

Isotopic Tailored Lead Coolant with New Consuming Properties for Fast Reactors

Georgy Khorasanov (National Research Nuclear Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 803-804

Reactor Physics: General—III

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 805

Sensitivity/Uncertainty Analysis of the Effective Delayed Neutron Fraction with Deterministic Codes

Gerardo Aliberti, Micheal A. Smith (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 807-810

Application of the BigT Burnable Absorber to AP1000 First Core

Mohd-Syukri Yahya, Yonghee Kim (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 811-813

NECP-CACTI: Pressurized Water Reactor Lattice Code Development

Yunzhao Li, Chao Tian, Youqi Zheng, Hongchun Wu, Liangzhi Cao (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 814-816

LWR Fuel Reliability–Panel

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 823

Current Issues in LWR Core Design and Reactor Engineering Support–Panel

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 824

Progress in Student’s Research and Design Projects

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 825

Impact of Isotope Separation on Burnable Absorber Performance

Chidong Kong (UNIST), Ho Cheol Shin (Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.), Deokjung Lee (UNIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 827-828

Characterization of Thermal Conductivity using Deterministic Phonon Transport in Rattlesnake

Jackson R. Harter, P. Alex Greaney, Todd S. Palmer (Oregon State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 829-832

Robotics and Remote Systems Topics

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 835

Performing Neutron Imaging of Mock Uranium Fuel Rods with a Robotic Manipulator

Joseph Hashem (Univ of Texas, Austin)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 837-840

Strategy to Enhance Applicability of the KAERI’s Remote Response Technology

Young Choi, Kyungmin Jeong (KAERI), Inn Seock Kim (ISSA Technology)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 841-842

Collaborative Robot Nuclear Surveying (CRONUS) Project

Martin Zavala, Dooroo Kim, Anna Erickson, Mark Costello (Georgia Tech)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 843-846

Detection and Localization of Gamma Ray Source Using a Wireless Robot

Akanksha Singh, Shikha Prasad, Abhijit Verma (Indian Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 847-850

Thermal Hydraulics: General—I

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 853

Natural Convection Flow Pattern Analysis for a Large-Scaled Saltstone Facility

Si Young Lee (SRNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 855-858

Transient Convection from Forced to Natural with Flow Reversal for CFD Validation

Blake W. Lance, Barton L. Smith (Utah State Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 859-861

Predicted Effects of Noncondensable Gases in a Boiling/Condensing Facility

Juan J. Carbajo (ORNL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 862-864

Steam-Water Flooding Studies at High Pressure for Severe Accident Application

K. Vierow, N. Mohammed (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 865-867

Modeling the Vitrification of Hanford Tank Waste

Donna Post Guillen (INL), Clyde J. Beers (Univ of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 868-870

CFD Benchmark Study for Modeling of Hydrogen Distribution in the Containment

F. S. Sarikurt, Y. A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 871-874

Desalination Applications of 10 MWe Toshiba 4S

A. Reimers, Erich Schneider, M. Flicker, M. E. Webber, J. Morton (Univ of Texas, Austin)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 875-878

Thermal Hydraulics: General—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 879

Development, Validation, and Application of a Steam Generator Thermohydraulics Analysis Code STAF

Tenglong Cong (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ; Univ of Wisconsin, Madison), Rui Zhang, Wenxi Tian, Guanghui Su, Suizheng Qiu (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 881-882

A Proposed Framework for an Integration of an Experimental Apparatus to a Computational Model of a Whole Nuclear Power Plant Model for Online Feedback

Zheng Fu, Josh C. Pack, Fatih Aydogan (Univ of Idaho)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 883-886

Assessment of Film Condensation Model of TRACE Code Using Reflux Condensation Test

Kyung Won Lee, Ae Ju Cheong, Andong Shin (Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 887-888

Study of the Diodicity of a Coned Vortex Diode

Yin Cao, Yanhua Wu, Kun Chen (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 889-891

Thermal Hydraulics: General—III

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 893

Concept for Accident Tolerant Light Water Reactor Helium Injection System

Caleb Massey, James Miller, Gokul Vasudevamurthy (VCU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 895-897

Natural Convection Shutdown Heat Removal Test Facility (NSTF) Repeatability and Project Status

D. D. Lisowski, N. C. Bremer, C. D. Gerardi, M. T. Farmer (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 898-901

Containment Pressure Control Strategy Analysis for a Floating NPP

Qian Lin, Weizhong Zhang, Shengyi Si (Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 902-904

Experimental Thermal Hydraulics

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 905

On the Characterization of a Drop-in Miniplate Experiment – Hydraulic Analysis

Wade R. Marcum, A. Weiss (Oregon State Univ), W. F. Jones, Nicolas Woolstenhulme, A. M. Phillips, K. Holdaway (INL), M. Moussaoui, P. L. Harmon, T. K. Howard (Oregon State Univ), J. Wiest, J. Campbell (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 907-910

On the Characterization of a Drop-in Miniplate Experiment—Structural Response Analysis

Warren Jones (INL), Wade R. Marcum, A. Weiss, T. K. Howard (Oregon State Univ), Nicolas Woolstenhulme, A. M. Phillips, J. Wiest (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 911-914

Experimental Results from the TAMU Air-Cooled Reactor Cavity Cooling System Experimental Test Facility

John L. Budd, Shamsul A. Sulaiman, Elvis E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Mario Matos, Y. A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 915-918

The Observation of Boiling Heat Transfer Phenomenon on a Downward Facing Surface

Huai-En Hsieh, Mei-Shiue Chen, Wei-Keng Lin, Bau-Shi Pei (Tsinghua Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 919-921

Steam-jet DCC in Scaled Automatic Depressurization System Sparger of AP1000

Daogang Lu, Yuhao Zhang, Qiong Cao, Fenglei Niu (North China Electric Power Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 922-925

An Experimental Study on the Onset of Nucleate Boiling in Rectangular Channels for Downward Flow

Jung-Hyun Song, Juhyung Lee (KAIST), Soon Heung Chang (Handong Univ), Yong Hoon Jeong (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 926-929

Computational Thermal Hydraulics—I

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 931

Heat Transfer during Natural Convection between Two Rough Horizontal Parallel Plates

M. Yousaf, S. Usman (Missouri Univ of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 933-936

Wire-Wrapped Fuel Rod Mesh Sensitivity Study

L. M. Brockmeyer, F. S. Sarikurt, Y. A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 937-939

Thermal-Hydraulic Design Features of Transportable Fluoride-salt-cooled High-temperature Reactor

Chenglong Wang, Kaichao Sun, Lin-wen Hu, Suizheng Qiu, Dalin Zhang, Guanghui Su (MIT)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 940-943

Development of a CFD Model for Pressure Drop Estimation of Molten Salts in a Crossflow Tube Bundle

L. B. Carasik, Y. A. Hassan, J. W. Clayton (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 944-946

Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flow in the Neat Wall Region of a Pebble Bed

L. H. Fick (TAMU), E. Merzari (ANL), Y. A. Hassan (TAMU)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 947-950

Numerical Simulation of Flow and Turbulent Mixing in a T-Junction Using LES and WALE Models

Mohammed Hasan, Kaushik Das, Debashis Basu (Southwest Research Institute)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 951-954

Numerical Simulations for Effects of Pipe Size on Countercurrent Flow Limitation in Slightly Inclined Pipes

Michio Murase, Yoichi Utanohara, Takayoshi Kusunoki (Institute of Nuclear Safety System, Inc.), Dirk Lucas (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf), Akio Tomiyama (Kobe Univ)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 955-957

Computational Thermal Hydraulics—II

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Page 959

Numerical Verification of RELAP-7 Model for a Single Phase Natural Circulation Loop

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

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 961-964

Core Degradation Research and the Simulation of PHEBUS FPT-1

Jun Wang (Univ of Wisconsin, Madison, Xi’an Jiaotong Univ), Michael L. Corradini, Troy Haskin (Univ of Wisconsin, Madison)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 965-968

Solving Two-Phase Flow Transport Equations Using the Lax-Wendroff Scheme

Dean Wang (Univ of Mass-Lowell), John H. Mahaffy, Joseph Staudenmeier (NRC)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 969-971

Analysis of Two Phase Natural Circulation Flow under IVR-ERVC using RELAP5/MOD3

Rae-Joon Park, Kwang-Soon Ha, Hwan-Yeol Kim (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 972-973

Newton-Krylov Methods in Applications of Two-Phase Flow Problems with Phase Appearance/Disappearance

Ling Zou, Haihua Zhao, Hongbin Zhang (INL)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 974-977

Analysis of Two Phase Natural Circulation Flow in Core Catcher using RELAP5/MOD3

Rae-Joon Park, Kwang-Soon Ha, Hwan-Yeol Kim (KAERI)

Transactions / Volume 112 / Number 1 / June 2015 / Pages 978-980

 
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