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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has opened registration for its 35th annual Regulatory Information Conference (RIC 2023) The conference, themed “Navigating the Nuclear Future,” will be held March 14–16 in North Bethesda, Md., and will be the first in-person RIC since 2019, although the event will also be accessible virtually.
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Tseelmaa Byambaakhuu, Dean Wang, Sicong Xiao
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 192 | Number 2 | November 2018 | Pages 208-217
Technical Paper | doi.org/10.1080/00295639.2018.1499338
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
We present a local adaptive diffusion synthetic acceleration (DSA) method for neutron transport calculations. This new DSA method, called DG-DSA, solves the diffusion equation on a coarse mesh using the interior penalty discontinuous Galerkin (DG) methods. We investigate various numerical aspects of the DG-DSA method such as convergence performance and local adaptation. We demonstrate that our DG-DSA method can effectively and efficiently accelerate transport source iterations.