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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Show support for a Lego nuclear power plant
A creative fan of Lego—and nuclear power—has designed a nuclear power plant out of the famous building blocks and has submitted the idea to the Lego Group for possible production—but first, the idea needs the support of the public.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022|3:30–5:15PM EDT|Ellwood
Paul Romano (ANL)
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Variance Analysis of the Coupling of Thermal-Hydraulics and Point Kinetics with Stochastic Noise Term Modeling Dynamic Monte Carlo Behavior for Later Use in GUARDYAN
Tamás Hajas (Budapest Univ. Technology and Economics), Gábor Tolnai (Budapest Univ. Technology and Economics), Dávid Légrády (Budapest Univ. Technology and Economics)
Improving the Variance in Monte Carlo Criticality Calculations with Adaptive Multilevel Splitting
Kévin Fröhlicher (IRSN), Eric Dumonteil (CEA), Loic Thulliez (CEA), Julien Taforeau (IRSN), Mariya Brovchenko (IRSN)
Monte Carlo Source Convergence Acceleration with Multi-Group Inactive Cycles
Valeria Raffuzzi (Univ. Cambridge), Lee Morgan (AWE), Eugene Shwageraus (Univ. Cambridge), Paul Cosgrove (Univ. Cambridge)
Reactor Period Calculations by Monte Carlo Methods: Analysis of the SPERT III E-Core Reactivity Excursions
R. Hourcade (CEA), A. Jinaphanh (CEA), A. Zoia (CEA)
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