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The Need for a Maximum Intensity Accident in ANS 8-Series Standards

Timothy Jackson, James Yugo, Jeff Goodman (Y-12 National Security Complex)

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A Multi-Criteria Benefit Evaluation Methodology Applied to FLEX Strategies in Nuclear Power Plants

Sai Zhang, Zhegang Ma, Hongbin Zhang

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Table of Contents

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Recent Advances in Science and Engineering of Molten Salt Reactors

Jean C. Ragusa

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Common-Cause Component Group Modeling Issues in Probabilistic Risk Assessment

Zhegang Ma, Robert Buell, James Knudsen, Sai Zhang

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Surveillance Using Cube Satellite Platforms for Nuclear Security: Phenomena, Signatures, and Feasible Architectures

Mario Mendoza, Pavel V. Tsvetkov (Texas A&M Univ.)

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Magnetically Shielded RCIEC-Helicon Hybrid Space Propulsion System

G.H. Miley, Rohan Puri, Raad Najam, Qiheng Cai, Raul Patino, Erik Ziehm (Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 15-17

Concept Designs and Considerations for Advanced Nuclear Thermal Propulsion

M. Patterson, M. Johns (Southern Research), J. Allen (Dynetics Inc.,), M. Houts (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center), F. Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory), N. Smith (Idaho National Laboratory)

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Antimatter-Based Propulsion for Exoplanet Exploration

Gerald P. Jackson (Hbar Technologies)

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Initial Neutronics Modeling of a Centrifugal Nuclear Thermal Rocket Engine using MCNP Code

Rittu S. Raju (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Univ. of Michigan), Michael G. Houts (NASA MSFC), Ethan Fisher (NASA MSFC, Mississippi State Univ.), Jonathan T. Gates (Argonne National Laboratory, Texas A&M Univ.), Darrin Leer (NASA MSFC, Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte), C. Miller McSwain (NASA MSFC, Univ. of Tennessee)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 29-32

Preliminary Parametric Studies of a High Performance Centrifugal Nuclear Thermal Rocket System

Jonathan T. Gates (Argonne National Laboratory, Texas A&M Univ.), Florent Heidet, Michael Jarrett (Argonne National Laboratory), Michael G. Houts (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center), Rittu S. Raju (NASA MSFC, Univ. of Michigan), Ethan Fisher (NASA MSFC, Mississippi State Univ.), Darrin Leer (NASA MSFC, Univ. of North Carolina- Charlotte), C. Miller McSwain (NASA MSFC, Univ. of Tennessee)

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CNTR: Explanation of Propellant Flow and Description of Initial Experiments

Ethan Fisher (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Mississippe State Univ.), C. Miller McSwain (NASA MSFC, Univ. of Tennessee), Thomas J. Godfroy, Michael G. Houts (NASA MSFC), Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory), Rittu S. Raju (NASA MSFC, Univ. of Michigan), Darrin Leer (NASA MSFC, Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte), Jonathan T. Gates (Argonne National Laboratory, Texas A&M Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 37-41

Overview of High-Performance Centrifugal Nuclear Thermal Rocket Propulsion System

Jimmy Allen (Dynetics), Michael Johns, Mark Patterson (Southern Research), Michael Houts (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center), Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory), Nicholas V. Smith (Idaho National Laboratory), John E. Foster (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 42-44

ANS Position Statement on the Use of Low Enriched Uranium in Space

Jeffrey C. King

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Efficiency Calibration and Optimization of LaBr3(Ce) Probe with MCNP6

David Bednar (Slovak Univ. of Technology in Bratislava), Martin Listjak (VUJE), Vladimir Necas (Slovak Univ. of Technology in Bratislava)

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Characterization of CVD Diamond Detector for Neutron Sensor in Harsh Radiation Environments

Masayuki Hagiwara (High Energy Accelerator Organization), Xiuqing Xu (The Graduate Univ. for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI), Mohammad Nakhostin (Imperial College Univ. of London)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 54-56

Conceptual Design of Real-time Radiation Exposure Monitoring System for Workers during NPP Decommissioning

Dohyung Kim (Sans Frontier Technology), Byungil Lee (Integrity Diagnostics Korea)

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Why is Nuclear Safety Culture Needed During Decommissioning?

Lynne S. Goodman, Philip Chase (Marathon Consulting Group)

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Community Advisory Panels

Gerard P. van Noordennen

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Grid Modelling Considerations for Nuclear Energy

Leah Spradley Parks and Jordan Cox

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Innovative Characterization Techniques in Support of Decommissioning

Jay Peters

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Building Up Decommissioning Staff Credentials for Future Decommissioning Projects

Lawrence E. Boing

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Economics of Low-Carbon Energy and Role of Nuclear Power?Panel

Jan B. Van Erp

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Design and Experimental Verification of a Gamma Radiogauge to Detect Water Level in Ballast Tanks in Oil Platforms

Eslam A. Ahmed, Jwaher A. Alnaqbi, Priyonta Rahman, Walid A. Metwally (Univ. of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 71-73

Plasma Sustainment and Tin Particle Mitigation in Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography

Alp Aktuna, Kaitlyn Butler, Andrew Fink, Dario Panici (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

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Design of an Economical Low-Power Fast Spectrum Molten Chloride Reactor

Charles Goodman, Lindsay Verrico, Thomas Thompson, Vincent Novellino, Scott P. Palmtag (North Carolina State Univ.)

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Design of a Novel Decision-Making Tool for the Analysis of Protective Actions During a Radiological Release

David Champlin, Mark D'Aloia, Emily Downing, Elizabeth Jaye (Purdue Univ.)

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Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) Reactor Design System

Alec Cacheris, Aidan Edens, Will Conroy, Brandon Connor (Univ. of Tennessee at Knoxville), Thomas Harrison (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

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INL Nuclear Communication Certification

Hannah K. Patenaude, Brett W. Carlsen (Idaho National Laboratory), Emma Frances Bloomfield (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

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Gen IV Education and Training Working Group Webinars' Initiative

Patricia Paviet (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

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Revitalization of Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor Competence through the Development of a U.S.-Based Sodium Technology School

Daniel LaBrier, Chad Pope (Idaho State Univ.), Wade Marcum (Oregon State Univ.)

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Focus on Communications—Panel

Mimi Holland Limbach

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Explore the Versatility of the VTR

Laura Hermann

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Oxide Growth and Dissolution Measurement of 316L Stainless Steel Exposed to Simulated PWR Primary Water and Ion Irradiation

Rigel D. Hanbury, Gary S. Was (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 107-109

Use of 15N NMR Spectroscopy to Probe Covalency in a Thorium Nitride

Selena L. Staun (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara), Dumitru-Claudiu Sergentu (Univ. of Buffalo, State Univ. of New York), Guang Wu (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara), Jochen Autschbach (Univ. of Buffalo, State Univ. of New York), Trevor W. Hayton (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)

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Development of High Energy Resolution Cs4BI6:Eu (B = Ca and/or Sr) Scintillators

Daniel Rutstrom, Luis Stand, Merry Koschan, Charles L. Melcher, Mariya Zhuravleva (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville)

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Electrophoretic Separation Properties of Lanthanum and Gadolinium for Reprocessing Applications

Sydney Holdampf, Mark R. Deinert (Colorado School of Mines)

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Expanded Nuclear Activities in Space Require Expanded Non-Proliferation Policies

Paul W. Stockett, Robert Bean (Purdue University)

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Corrosion of Structural Materials in Fluoride Molten Salt with EuF3 and Simulant Fission Products

Samuel W. McAlpine, Michael P. Short (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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Benzotriazolium Metallate for 99Tc Immobilization and Remediation

James Louis-Jean, Harry Jang, Keith V. Lawler, Andrew J. Swift, Paul M. Forster, Jeffrey Ash, Frederic Poineau (Univ. of Nevada Las Vegas)

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Experimental Comparison of Core Power during PCC Accidents in a High Temperature Gas Reactor

T. M. Moore, B. G. Woods (Oregon State Univ.)

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Thermal Scattering Covariance Data Processing and Compression

Aaron G. Tumulak (Univ. of Michigan), Dorothea Wiarda, Andrew Holcomb (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Brian C. Kiedrowski (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 136-139

A Cold Moderator For Sub-Thermal Neutron Flux Enhancement at the RPI-LINAC

D. Fritz, Y. Danon (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 140-143

Modeling and Optimizing Molten Salt Thermal Storage for Nuclear Power

Jaron Wallace, Daniel Hill, Matthew Memmott, John Hedengren (Brigham Young Univ.)

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A method for determining full core temperature and power conditions for nuclear heat-pipe systems

Cole Mueller, Pavel Tsvetkov (Texas A&M University)

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Time-Release Cs Diffusion Measurements in Oxidized and Unoxidized IG-110 Graphite

Taylor M. Weilert, Kyle L. Walton, John D. Brockman, Sudarshan K. Loyalka (Univ. of Missouri)

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Diffusion of Fission Products in Nuclear Grade Graphite

Kevin R. Graydon, Kevin R. Coffey, Yongho Sohn (Univ. of Central Florida)

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Pool Boiling Critical Heat Flux of Accident Tolerant Fuel Cladding Materials

Kaya Mondry, Hwasung Yeom, Emilio Gutierrez (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Hangjin Jo (POSTECH), Yimin Zhou (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Kumar Sridharan, Michael Corradini (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison)

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Nondestructive Material Thickness Evaluation by Lamb Waves

Wenfeng Xiao, Zhaoyun Ma, Lingyu Yu (Univ. of South Carolina)

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A Novel Miniature Creep Tester for Virgin and Neutron Irradiated Clad Alloys

Lucas Maciel de Andrade Lima, Samuel Marcom, Tasnim Hassan (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 167-168

Gas Migration Phenomena Through Interfaces in Engineering Barrier Systems

Muhammad Ali-Falak, Marcelo Sanchez (Texas A&M Univ.), Enrique Romero-Morales (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya)

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Effect of Heating and Drying on Clay-Barrier Gas-Permeability

Bohan Zhou, Marcelo Sanchez (Texas A&M Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 171-172

Properties of a Helium Ion Beam Degrader for Implanting SSJ2 Tensile Specimens at the LBL 88-Inch Cyclotron

Sarah Stevenson (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Adi Ben-Artzy, Lee Bernstein, Peter Hosemann

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Molten Salt Chemistry

Jinsuo Zhang

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 179-179

Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Safety Analyses: Traditional Design-Basis Bounding vs. As-Loaded Approaches—Panel

Kaushik Banerjee

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 180-180

Advances in Solvent Extraction Technologies for Advanced Fuel Cycles

Donald Wood

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Characterizing the Properties of Spent Nuclear Fuel

John E. Barlow, Kayla Casuga, Jason Pauly, Sebastian Vazquez, Tucker Sawyer, Kevin T. Clarno (Univ. of Texas at Austin)

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TN-32 Model Validation using the HBU Project Spent Fuel Temperature Data

Megan Higley, Mustafa Hadj Nacer, Miles Greiner (Univ. of Nevada, Reno)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 189-192

Storage and Transportation Strategy for Fluoride-salt-cooled High-temperature Reactors Spent Fuel

Lorenzo Vergari, Massimiliano Fratoni (Univ. of California, Berkeley)

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Dynamic Adsorption of Organoiodides using Mordenites

Vivek Utgikar, Tejaswini Vaidya, John Stanford, Chaithanya Balumuru, Krishnan Raja (Univ. of Idaho), Piyush Sabharwall (Idaho National Laboratory)

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Hydrodynamics of Extraction Devices: Residence Time Distribution in Centrifugal Extractors for Organic Phase

Chaithanya Balumuru, Vivek Utgikar (Univ. of Idaho), Kevin Lyon (Idaho National Laboratory)

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Cost/Risk-Decisioneering on Used Nuclear Fuel: Application on US UNF-management futures

Luc Van Den Durpel (Nuclear-21)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 205-210

Data-based Optimization for Off-loading an SFP via a TAD Canister

Michael Smith (Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte), Sven Bader (Orano Federal Services), Brad Crotts (Orano Federal Services), Yesim Sireli (Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 211-214

Tracking the Thermal History of Spent Fuel Canisters

Emilian Popov, Kaushik Banerjee (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 215-218

EPRI's Accelerated Corrosion Tests and Analysis of Pits and Blisters for BORAL Coupons

Hatice Akkurt (Electric Power Research Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 219-222

Characterization of FeCrAl Cladding in the Entire Fuel Cycle.

Raul B. Rebak, Andrew K. Hoffman, Liang Yin, Aida Amroussia (GE Research), Dan R. Lutz (GE Power)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 223-223

Analytical Electrochemistry Applied to Pyroprocessing and Molten Salt Reactors

E.A. Stricker, N.C. Hoyt, J. Guo, M. A. Williamson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 227-228

Understanding the Effect of Operating Conditions on UO2 Reduction Efficiency in Molten LiCl-Li2O Salts

Krista L. Hawthorne, Nathan D. Smith, Madeline G Morrow, Mark A. Williamson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 229-230

Uranium Fuel Recycling for Radioisotope Production

Nathan Johnson, Christine Krizmanich, Kristin Shannon, Milan Stika, Robert Wahlen, Terry Grimm (Niowave, Inc.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 231-232

LiDAR Inspection of GPS Denied Hazardous Environment Exhaust Tunnel

William Willie Wells, Jean R. Plummer (Savannah River National Laboratory), Jane M. Carter (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 233-234

Estimated Diffusion Out of a TRISO Particle Under Ambient Conditions

Pavlo Ivanusa, Philip Jensen, Caitlin Condon, Amoret Bunn (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 235-238

Military Vulnerabilities of Civilian Reactors: Some Cases for the Northeast Asian Nuclear Power Plants

Jungmin Kang (Independent Consultant)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 239-242

Temperature Sensor Response Time Testing in Transient Steam Environments of Small Modular Reactors

Edwin T. Riggsbee, Alexander H. Hashemian, Shawn N. Tyler, Brent D. Shumaker (Analysis and Measurement Corp.), Brian Arnholt (NuScale Power)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 247-250

Theoretical Model and Analysis of Wireless LVDT-Based Sensor in a Nuclear Reactor

Yuan Gao, Jerry Potts, Heng Ban (University of Pittsburgh), Austin Fleming, Kurt Davis, Pattrick Calderoni, Daniel Wachs (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 251-254

Static Analysis of Eddy Current Flow Meter for Galinstan Flow Measurement

Greg Kinzler, Brady Cameron (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Osman Anderoglu (Univ. of New Mexico), Cetin Unal (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 255-258

Sensitivity Analysis of Mutual Inductance Level Sensor in Lead Environment

Brady Cameron, Greg Kinzler (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Teddy Kent (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Argonne National Laboratory), Osman Anderoglu (Univ. of New Mexico), Cetin Unal (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 259-261

Integrated Operations for Nuclear—ION

Kenneth D. Thomas , S. Jason Remer (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 265-267

On the Formalization of Development and Assessment Process for Digital Twins

Linyu Lin (North Carolina State Univ.), Han Bao (Idaho National Laboratory), Nam Dinh (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 268-271

Development and Assessment of Physics-guided Machine Learning for Prognosis System

Anil Gurgen, Linyu Lin, Nam Dinh (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 272-275

Quantitative Reasoning and Risk Assessment with Dynamic Bayesian Network

Junyung Kim, Hyun Gook Kang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 276-279

Equipping Machine Learning with Uncertainty Quantification to Update Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Nuclear Power Plants using NRC Licensee Event Reports

Jaemin Yang, Pegah Farshadmanesh, Tatsuya Sakurahara, Justin Pence, Seyed Reihani, Catherine Blake, Zahra Mohaghegh (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 280-283

Reducing reactor trips by improvement of Digital Core Protection System

Thiago Nascimento, Jae Cheon Jung

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 287-290

Implementation of a Real-Time Automatic Test for Bistable and Coincidence Logics Based on FPGA

Soo Yun Hwang, Yoon Hee Lee, Hyun Jeong Kim, Ki Hoon Jung (KEPCO E&C)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 291-294

Electric Noise Shielding for Inductively-Coupled Sensor Coils in Molten Sodium

Raza Sheikh, Danielle Kline, Jerry Potts, Paul Cox (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Sacit Cetiner (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 295-298

Quantitative Testing of Distributed Antenna Systems in Nuclear Power Plants

Brent D. Shumaker, Morgan F. Berg, Phil E. Zarb, Chad J. Kiger (AMS Corp.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 299-302

Preview of NPIC&HMIT 2021

Pradeep Ramuhalli

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 303-303

Advancement in Medical Isotopes Production and Applications?Panel

Lin-Wen Hu

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 307-308

Progress on U.S and International Low-Enriched Uranium Reactor Conversions

E. H. Wilson, J. G. Stevens (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 311-314

Neutronic and Thermal-Hydraulic Design Studies for High Flux Isotope Reactor Conversion to Low-Enriched Uranium High Density Silicide Dispersion Fuel

J. W. Bae, B. R. Betzler, D. Chandler, G. Ilas, J. L. Meszaros (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 315-318

Comparison of LEU Fuel Designs for the NBSR and a Replacement Reactor Concept

Thomas Newton, Danyal Turkoglu (NIST Center for Neutron Research), David Diamond, Lap-Yan Cheng (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 319-321

The Current Status of Converting the University of Missouri Research Reactor from Highly Enriched Uranium to Low-Enriched Uranium Fuel

L. Foyto, K. Kutikkad, N. Peters (Univ. of Missouri-Columbia Research Reactor), J. A. Stillman, D. S. Yoon, W. Cowherd, E. E. Feldman, E. H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 322-325

Effects of LEU Fuel Fabrication Tolerances on Safety and Operation Limits for MIT Reactor

Dakota Allen, Akshay J. Dave, Kaichao Sun, Lin-Wen Hu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Son H. Pham, David Jaluvka, Erik H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 326-329

Preliminary Assessment of Structural Behavior of MITR Low-Enriched Uranium Fuel Plates

H.S. Roh, W. Mohamed, C.F. Cetinbas, E. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 330-333

Computational Software Developed by RERTR for the Conversion of Research and Test Reactors to LEU Fuel

A. Olson, J. Licht, E. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 337-340

Assessment of Reactor Kinetics Capability in RELAP5/MOD3.3 and PARET/ANL V7.6 to Support the Conversion of the University of Missouri Research Reactor to Low-Enriched Uranium Fuel

D. S. Yoon, J. A. Stillman, E. E. Feldman, E. H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory), K. Kutikkad, L. Foyto (University of Missouri-Columbia Research Reactor)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 341-344

Formulas for Hot Channel Factors for Channels with Forced Flow

M. Kalimullah, J. R. Licht, E. E. Feldman (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 345-349

Thermal Analysis of Decay Heat Removal from a University of Missouri Research Reactor Discharged Low-Enriched Uranium Fuel Element

D. S. Yoon, J. A. Stillman, E. E. Feldman, E. H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory), W. Cowherd, L. Foyto, K. Kutikkad, N. Peters (University of Missouri-Columbia Research Reactor)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 350-353

Research and Test Reactor Fuel Modeling and Simulation with DART

Bei Ye, Aaron Oaks (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 354-356

Experiment and Design Integration for U.S. High Performance Research Reactor Low-Enriched Uranium Conversion

J. A. Stillman, D. Jaluvka, L. M. Jamison, E. H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 359-362

Experiment Irradiation Strategies Required During LEU Transition Cycles at the University of Missouri Research Reactor

Wilson Cowherd, John Stillman (Argonne National Laboratory), Leslie Foyto, Kiratadas Kutikkad, Nickie Peters, John Gahl (University of Missouri Research Reactor), Erik Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 363-366

Review of the Technical Basis for Properties and Fuel Performance Data Used in USHPRR HEU to LEU Conversion Analysis Compared to the Preliminary UMo Report

Laura Jamison, J. Stillman, W. Mohamed, D. Jaluvka, E. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 367-369

The ADDER Software for Reactor Depletion and Fuel Management Analysis

A. G. Nelson, J. A. Stillman, F. Heidet, E. H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 370-373

Effects of Surface Roughness Specification on the Onset of Nucleate boiling

Akshay J. Dave, Lin-wen Hu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Son Hong Pham, David Jaluvka, Erik H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 374-377

Fluid Structure Interaction Analysis for Involute Fuel Plates

Cezary Bojanowski, Aurelien Bergeron, Marta Sitek, Yiqi Yu, Jeremy Licht (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 381-384

From CFD Simulation to Hot Channel Factor Estimation for the Conversion of Involute Plate Research Reactor

Y. Yu, A. Bergeron, J. R. Licht (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 385-388

Microstructural Evolutions and Thermal Conductivity Degradation on Al-UMo Interface Irradiated by Swift Heavy Ions

Y. Miao, B. Ye (Argonne National Laboratory), J. Shi (Technical Univ. of Munich), K. Mo (Argonne National Laboratory), L.A. Nimmagadda, M.C. Rajagopal, S. Sinha (Univ. of Illinois), A. M. Yacout (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 389-390

CFD Simulations of Siphon Breaking for Conditions Relevant to Research Reactors

Adam R. Kraus, Jeremy Licht (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 391-394

Computational Modeling of the Cheverton and Kelley Experimental Analysis of HFIR Fuel Plate Deflections

Marta Sitek, Aurelien Bergeron, Cezary Bojanowski, Jeremy Licht, Yiqi Yu (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 395-398

Reactor Analysis Code Benchmark to AFIP-7 Experiment

J. A. Stillman, L. M. Peguero, M. A. Smith, D. Jaluvka, W. M. Mohamed, E. H. Wilson (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 401-404

Fuel Conversion Efforts at the High Flux Isotope Reactor — a 2020 Status Update

D. Chandler, J. L. Meszaros, B. R. Betzler, J. W. Bae, D. H. Cook, V. D. Fudurich, T. Howard, C. J. Hurt, G. Ilas, P. K. Jain, E. L. Popov (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 405-408

Development of a Cold Neutron Source and Cold Neutron Beam Facilities at the Penn State Breazeale Reactor

Kenan Ünlü , Daniel B. Beck (Pennsylvania State Univ. )

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 411-413

Development of a New Neutron Imaging Facility for Radiation Science and Engineering at the Penn State University

A. Kenges, K. Ünlü, J. Geuther, D. Beck (Pennsylvania State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 414-416

Beam Tube Brightness Evaluation of Low-Density U3Si2-Al Design for High Flux Isotope Reactor LEU Conversion

Kara Godsey, Charles Daily, David Chandler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 417-420

A Proposed New Configuration of a Shuffle-dwell Gamma Irradiator

Hsingtzu Wu (Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 423-425

Cumulative Short-lived Photofission Product Yields for Nuclear Forensic Application

Ari Foley (Idaho National Laboratory), Haori Yang (Oregon State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 426-429

Beam Studies in Gadolinium Neutron Capture Therapy Using Neutron Generators

Walid A. Metwally, Yumna A. Alharahsheh (Univ. of Sharjah), Husam Al-Omari (Abu Dhabi Polytechnic), Entesar Z. Dalah (Dubai Health Authority)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 430-432

Design of a Fuel Phantom for a High-Resolution Emission Gamma Ray Tomography System Using a Pixelated CZT Detector

Jack Fletcher, Seth Kilby, Joseph Graham (Missouri University of Science & Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 433-435

Advancements in the Semi-Automated CR-39 Imaging System for Energetic Charged Particle Detection

Erik Ziehm, George H. Miley (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 436-438

Estimating source-detector distance using coincidence events

Christopher Greulich (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Dhaval Patel (Georgia Institute of Technology), Shirly Rodriguez (GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas), James Baciak (Univ. of Florida)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 441-444

Suitability of Analytic Treatment of Radiation Transport for High Resolution Gamma Ray Computed Tomography

Zhongmin Jin, Joseph Graham (Missouri University of Science & Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 445-446

A Machine Learning Approach for Background Radiation Modeling and Anomaly Detection in Radiation Time Series pertained to Nuclear Security

Miltiadis Alamaniotis (Univ. of Texas at San Antonio), Alexander Heifetz (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 447-450

Intelligent Data Smoothing of Gamma-Ray Spectra using Relevance Vector Machines with Application to Nuclear Security

Miltiadis Alamaniotis (Univ. of Texas at San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 451-453

Design Progress of a Subcritical Reactor for Pilot Scale 99Mo Production

Robert Wahlen, Chad Denbrock, Terry Grimm (Niowave), Puran Deng, Won Sik Yang (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 454-455

Chemical Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Molten Salt Systems

Simon M. Pimblott, Ruchi Gakhar, Gregory P. Horne (Idaho National Laboratory), Kazuhiro Iwamatsu (Brookhaven National Laboratory), Alejandro Ramos, Jay A. LaVerne (Univ. of Notre Dame), James F. Wishart (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 461-462

Needle Probe for Measuring Thermal Conductivity of Molten Salts

Peter Hartvigsen (Brigham Young University), McKay Wilkerson (Brigham Young University), Brian Merritt (Brigham Young University), Kurt Davis (Idaho National Laboratory), Troy Munro (Brigham Young University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 463-465

Fuel-Cladding Mechanical Interactions in a Small Pin-Type FHR with SiC Cladding

Nicholas J. Fassino, Anna Erickson (Georgia Institute of Technology), Michael P. Short (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 466-469

Compatibility of 316H in Flowing Fluoride Salt at 550°-650°C

B. A. Pint, J. M. Kurley, D. Sulejmanovic, J. M. Keiser , S. S. Raiman (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 470-471

Building a Molten-Salt Forced-Circulation Loop for the MIT Reactor

Charles Forsberg, David M. Carpenter (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Ayman I. Hawari (North Carolina State Univ.), Raluca O. Scarlat (Univ. of California at Berkeley), Kevin Robb (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 475-478

Overpower Testing of TCR Fuel in TREAT

N. Woolstenhulme, D. Chapman, J. Fishler, C. Hill (Idaho National Laboratory), K. Linton (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), M. Ramirez (Idaho National Laboratory), D. Schappel (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), T. Smuin , K. Terrani (Idaho National Laboratory), G. Vasudevamurthy (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), D. Wachs (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 479-481

Enabling Future Microreactor Testing with the NIMBLE Platform in TREAT

John D. Bess, Nicolas E. Woolstenhulme, Begona Aranguren, Daniel B. Chapman, Kayla B. Clements , Aaron S. Epiney, Austin D. Fleming, Justin T. Johnson, Matthew R. Ramirez, Daniel M. Wachs, Kevan D. Weaver (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 482-485

Thermal Design Analysis Supporting a Loss-of-Coolant-Accident Experiment at TREAT

R. Armstrong, C. Folsom, C. Jensen, N. Woolstenhulme (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 486-489

A Novel In-situ Creep Capsule Design for the Versatile Test Reactor

D. Owen, M. A. Okuniewski (Purdue University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 490-492

Oxidation of Yttrium Hydride Moderator for the Transformational Challenge Reactor

Ken Kane (ORNL), Padraig Stack (Univ. of Akron), Peter Mouche, Bruce Pint, Xunxiang Hu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 495-496

Thermal Properties and Reversible Transformation in Yttrium Hydride

Artem A. Trofimov, Xunxiang Hu, Hsin Wang, Ying Yang, Kurt A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 497-499

Towards Atom Irradiation and Examination of Nuclear Materials

Junhua Jiang, Congjian Wang (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 500-502

Thermomechanical Properties of Bulk Yttrium Hydride for High-Temperature Moderator Application

Xunxiang Hu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Mehdi Balooch (Univ. of California-Berkeley), Kurt A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 503-505

High Temperature Deformation Processes in Additively Manufactured 316L Stainless Steel

Meimei Li, Xuan Zhang, Wei-Ying Chen, Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory), T.S. Byun, K. A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 509-510

Deformation and Fracture Characteristics of Additively Manufactured and Wrought 316L Stainless Steels before and after Irradiation

T. S. Byun, M. N. Gussev, B. E. Garrison, J. J. Simpson, T. G. Lach, K. A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 511-513

Initial Irradiation Tests on the TCR Fuel Form at MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory

Gokul Vasudevamurthy (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Michael Ames, David Carpenter, Lin-Wen Hu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Andrew Nelson, Kurt Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 514-516

Chemistry Effects on ?' Precipitation in FeCrAl Alloys

Andrew K. Hoffman, Raul B. Rebak, Soumya Nag (GE Research), Dan R. Lutz, Russ M. Fawcett (GE Power)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 517-517

Quantifying Fuel Bonding Through Activation Analysis

John E. Barlow, Kevin T. Clarno (Univ. of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 521-523

Environmentally Assisted Cracking and Irradiation Embrittlement of Decommissioned Baffle Plates

Y. Chen, B. Alexandreanu (Argonne National Laboratory), A. S. Srinivasa Rao (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 524-525

Finite Element Simulations of Thermal Conductivity of SiC/SiC Composite

Lin Zhang, Xianping Zhong, Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 526-528

Post-Irradiation Examination Supporting the Transformational Challenge Reactor

A. G. Le Coq, K. D. Linton, T. S. Byun, X. Hu, J. Werden, K. A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 531-534

Microstructural Characterization of U-Mo Dispersion Fuel Using Automated Image Processing

Zhi-Gang Mei, Bei Ye, L. Jamison, Gerard Hofman, Abdellatif M. Yacout (Argonne National Laboratory), Adam Robinson, Dennis Keiser (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 535-538

Post-Irradiation Examination of 3D-Printed SiC

Timothy G. Lach, Hsin Wang, Takaaki Koyanagi, Chad M. Parish, Yanwen Zhang, Thak Sang Byun, Kurt A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 539-542

Molten Salt Thermal Conductivity Sensor

Peter Kasper, Connor Last, Aaron Thorum, Erik Barbosa, Jay Bettinger, Jace Davis, Kirsten Steele, Troy Munro (Brigham Young Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 545-548

Data Analytic Methodology for an Optical Fiber Based Gamma Thermometer Array

Anthony Birri (Ohio State Univ.), Tyler Gates (Texas A&M Univ.), Joshua Jones (Ohio State Univ.), Pavel Tsvetkov (Texas A&M Univ.), Thomas E. Blue (Ohio State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 549-552

Initial Embedding of Functional Sensors in Additively Manufactured Silicon Carbide

Adrian M. Schrell, Dylan Richardson, Brian C. Jolly, Kurt A. Terrani, Christian M. Petrie (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 553-555

Non-destructive Characterization of Nuclear Materials Through X-ray Diffraction — Computed Tomography

Mehmet Topsakal, Simerjeet K. Gill, Lynne E. Ecker (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 559-560

Atomic Origins of Stored Energy Release in Neutron-Irradiated Silicon Carbide

L. L. Snead (Stony Brook Univ., Massachusetts Institute of Technology), D. J. Sprouster (Stony Brook Univ.), T. Koyanagi, Y. Katoh (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 561-564

Synchrotron Characterization of Transmutation Products in Neutron Irradiated Tungsten

D. J. Sprouster, J. R. Trelewicz (Stony Brook Univ.), X. Hu, D. Morrall, C. M. Parish (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), B. D. Wirth (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville), Y. Katoh (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), L. L. Snead (Stony Brook Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 565-567

X-Ray Characterization of Atomistic Defects Causing Irradiation Creep of SiC

Takaaki Koyanagi (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), David J. Sprouster (State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook), Lance L. Snead (State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook) Yutai Katoh (Oak Ridge National Laboratory),

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 568-571

Post-Irradiation Examination System Development for Irradiated Optical Components of In-Situ Spectroscopic Sensors

Bryan Morgan, Patrick Skrodzki, Milos Burger (Univ. of Michigan), Piyush Sabharwall (Idaho National Laboratory), Paul Marotta (Micro Nuclear), Igor Jovanovic (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 575-578

Comparative Oxidation Studies of Glassy Carbon and Nuclear Graphite in Air

Junhua Jiang, John Stempien (Idaho National Laboratory), Yaqiao Wu (Boise State Univ., Center for Advanced Energy Studies)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 579-581

Impact of Ionizing Irradiation on Surface Wettability: Fundamentals and Application in Engineering Superhydrophobic Surfaces

Koroush Shirvan, Arunkumar Seshadri, Bren Philips (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Eric Forrest (Sandia National Laboratories)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 582-585

Preparation of U-10Zr Alloys for Irradiation Testing in the Advanced Test Reactor to Enable MARMOT Assessment and Validation

Sean M. McDeavitt, Moiz Butt (Texas A&M Univ.), Laura Sudderth, J. Keith Jewell (Idaho National Laboratory), Karim Ahmed (Texas A&M Univ.), Mitchell K. Meyer (Idaho National Laboratory), Doug Porter (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 586-588

In situ defect accumulation and radiation hardening in Commercially Pure Titanium and Ti-6Al-4V(wt.%)

A. Amroussia (General Electric Global Research), C. J. Boehlert (Michigan State Univ.), F. Pellemoine (Fermilab), D. Grummon (Michigan State Univ.), W. Mittig (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory), T.R. Bieler (Michigan State Univ.), M. Li , W. Chen (Intermediate Voltage Electron Microscopy—Tandem Facility, Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 591-592

TEM Study of Nickel under In-situ Helium/Krypton Dual-Beam Irradiation

Wei-Ying Chen, Meimei Li (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 593-594

Ion irradiation effects in face-centered cubic complex concentrated solid solution alloys at high temperature

Calvin Parkin, Michael Moorehead, Mohamed Elbakhshwan (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Lingfeng He, Mukesh Bachhav (Idaho National Laboratory), Kumar Sridharan, Adrien Couet (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 595-598

TEM and APT Characterization of Neutron Irradiated AXIOM-2(X2)

Zefeng Yu (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), Mukesh Bachhav, Lingfeng He (Idaho National Laboratory), Adrien Couet (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 599-602

Development of Materials for Accident Tolerant Fuels at GE

Raul B. Rebak, Andrew K. Hoffman (GE Research), Dan R. Lutz (GE Power), Russ M. Fawcett (GE Power)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 605-605

Evaluation of Constitutive Relationship for Silicon Carbide Cladding Material

Hemanth T. Nagaraju, James R. Nance, Bhavani Sankar, Ghatu Subhash, Raphael Haftka (Univ. of Florida)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 606-607

Relationship between microstructural heterogeneity and variability in strength of SiCf/SiC

James Nance, Hemanth T. Nagaraju, Ghatu Subhash, Bhavani Sankar, Raphael Haftka (Univ. of Florida)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 608-609

Development of an Innovative Sample Preparation Technique for Select Layers and Layer Interfaces of TRISO Particles

Tanner Mauseth, Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, Daniel LaBrier, Scott McBeath (Idaho State Univ.), Isabella van Rooyen (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 610-613

Compositional Impact and Microstructure Analysis of Niobium Additions to U3Si2

Geronimo Robles (Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, Los Alamos National Laboratory), Joshua T. White (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Elizabeth S. Sooby (Univ. of Texas at San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 614-617

Assessment of Fuel Relocation of Halden 650.5 LOCA Experiment based on Microstructure Observation and FRAPTRAN Prediction

Joosuk Lee (Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 621-623

Fabrication and Microstructural Analysis of U6Fe

Thomas Kirtley, Elizabeth S. Sooby (Univ. of Texas at San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 624-626

A Stochastic Clad Damage Propagation Model for Lead Fast Reactors

A. Karahan (Argonne National Laboratory), M. Epstein, S. J. Lee (Fauske & Associates), T. Sofu (Argonne National Laboratory), P. Ferroni, J. Liao (Westinghouse Electric Company), A. Tentner, A. Moisseytsev (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 627-630

Validation of Extended Oxide Fuel Performance Models of SAS4A

A. Karahan (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 631-634

Simulation of Experimental Study on Nuclear Fuel Cracking

Casey Steinman, Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar (Idaho State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 635-637

Qualification of an LEU Fuel for the Advanced Test Reactor

Kyle Metzroth, Maria Pascale, Douglas Hardtmayer (MPR Associates) Jere Jenkins, Eric Woolstenhulme (Idaho National Laboratory),

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 641-644

Materials Compatibility with Flowing Molten Lead at 500°C

O. Anderoglu, C. Cakez, S. Ghosh, K. Talaat, M. Radhakrishnan (Univ. of New Mexico), K. A. Woloshun, C. Unal, S. A. Maloy (Los Alamos National Laboratory), M. Ickes, P. Ferroni (Westinghouse Electric Co.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 645-647

BISON Metallic Fuels Benchmark Simulations Based on the X430 Experiment

Ian Greenquist, Jeffrey J. Powers (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 648-650

Modeling of Self-Powered Neutron Detectors (SPND) for the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR)

Nathan Conner, George Imel (Idaho State Univ.), Jason Harris (Purdue Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 651-654

Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing for Nuclear Energy Systems

Kurt A. Terrani

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 655-656

Current Issues in Computational Methods - Roundtable?Panel

Nicholas A. Gentile

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 659-659

Contemporary Reduced-Order Modeling Applications in Nuclear Science and Engineering—Panel

Anthony L. Alberti

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 660-660

Recent Memory Versions of Conditional Point Sampling for Transport in 1D Stochastic Media

Emily H. Vu (Univ. of Michigan), Aaron J. Olson (Sandia National Laboratories)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 663-666

Arbitrary-Order Finite Element Discretization of the Radiation Diffusion Equation on Polygonal Grids

Michael W. Hackemack (Naval Nuclear Laboratory )

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 667-670

Legendre Polynomial Expansion for Axial Transport Approximations

Nicholas F. Herring (Univ. of Michigan), Benjamin S. Collins (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Thomas J. Downar (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 671-674

The Analytic Basis Function Method for Solving the Sn Transport Equation

Zhipeng Li, Tangpei Cheng, Shengcheng Zhou (CAEP Software Centre for High Performance Numerical Simulation)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 675-678

Application of lpCMFD for K-Eigenvalue Transport Problems with Feedback

Dean Wang (Ohio State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 681-684

Solution of the Monoenergetic Neutron Transport Equation in a Half Space via Singular Eigenfunction Expansion

B. Ganapol (Univ. of Arizona), R. Martineau (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 685-689

A New Deterministic Truncation of Monte Carlo Solution Using Decoupled Fine-Mesh Finite Difference Method

Inhyung Kim, Yonghee Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 690-693

An Introduction to a Generalized Functional Expansion Tally Library

Chase Juneau, Aaron Johnson, Katherine Wilsdon, Leslie Kerby (Idaho State Univ., Center for Advanced Energy Studies)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 694-697

Efficient implementation of 3D Multi-group Neutron Diffusion with Multi-Level CMFD acceleration

Shunjiang Tao, Yunlin Xu (Purdue Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 701-704

Particle Tracking Optimization for Boolean Solids in JCOGIN

Xin Wang (CAEP Software Center for High Performance Numerical Simulation, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics), Wei Wang, Baoyin Zhang, Li Deng (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics), Peng Liu (CAEP Software Center for High Performance Numerical Simulation, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 705-708

Monte Carlo Acceleration Techniques Applied in Well Logging Radiation Detection

Qiong Zhang (Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 709-712

Multidual Sensitivity Method in Ray-Tracing Transport Simulations

Matthew R. Balcer (Univ. of Texas-San Antonio), Jeffrey A. Favorite (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Harry Millwater (Univ. of Texas-San Antonio)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 715-718

Analysis of Modeling Uncertainty Impacts on Nuclear Data Uncertainty Propagation in Core Simulation

Dongli Huang, Hany S. Abdel-Khalik (Purdue Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 719-722

Calculating the Impact of Nuclear Data Changes with Crater

Wim Haeck, Alexander R. Clark, Michal W. Herman (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 723-726

Nuclear Data Multi-Group Covariance Generation using Resonance Parameter-based Monte Carlo Perturbation Calculation

Dong Hyuk Lee, Hyung Jin Shim (Seoul National Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 727-730

Applying Constrained Bayesian Optimization to the Design of Criticality Experiments

Daniel Siefman, Jesse Norris, Catherine Percher (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 733-736

Deep Surrogate Models for Multi-dimensional Regression of Reactor Power

Akshay J. Dave, Jarod Wilson, Kaichao Sun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 737-740

Assembly Combinatorial Optimisation with Deep Reinforcement Learning

Majdi I. Radaideh, Benoit Forget, Koroush Shirvan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 741-744

Analysis of Reactor Simulations with Deep Learning Surrogate Models

Majdi I. Radaideh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Tomasz Kozlowski (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 745-748

Data Coverage Assessment on Machine-Learning based Digital Twin for Diagnosis in a Nearly Autonomous Management and Control System

Longcong Wang, Linyu Lin, Nam T. Dinh (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 751-754

Uncertainty Quantification Study on EBR-II Benchmark Modeling Strategies using SAM

Travis Mui, Rui Hu (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 755-758

External Temperature Effects on Thermal Features of Reactor Coolants System and Power Level Estimation

Nageswara S. V. Rao, Christopher Greulich, Will Ray, Riley Hunley (Oak Ridge National laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 759-762

ANS-8 Standards Forum

Douglas G. Bowen

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 765-765

Data Testing of Polyethylene Thermal Scattering Law with New Thermal Epithermal eXperiments (TEX) Plutonium Baseline Benchmark, PU-MET-MIXED-002

C. M. Percher, J. D. Norris, S. S. Kim, D. P. Heinrichs (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 773-775

Bayesian Monte Carlo Evaluation Framework for Cross Sections Nuclear Data and Integral Benchmark Experiments

Goran Arbanas, Jesse M. Brown, Andrew M. Holcomb, Dorothea Wiarda (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 776-779

S/U Comparison Study with a Focus on USLs

J. Alwin, F. Brown (Los Alamos National Laboratory), J. Clarity (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), I. Duhamel, F. Fernex, L. Leal (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire), R. Little (Los Alamos National Laboratory), B. J. Marshall (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), M. Rising (Los Alamos National Laboratory), E. Saylor (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), K. Spencer (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 780-783

Experiments at Sandia to Measure the Effect of Temperature on Critical Systems

Gary A. Harms, David E. Ames (Sandia National Laboratories)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 784-787

Metrics and Leading Indicators

Kristan M. Wessels

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 789-789

Nuclear Criticality Safety Operational Off-Normals, Incidents, and Infractions

Catherine M. Percher

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 790-790

Review of Recent CSSG Activities

David K. Hayes

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 791-791

A Review of TSUNAMI Applications

W. J. Marshall, J. B. Clarity (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), B. T. Rearden (Rearden Innovations)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 795-798

Development of SCALE Tools for Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis Methodology Implementation (TSUNAMI) from SCALE 5 through SCALE 6.2

B. T. Rearden (Rearden Innovations), W. J. Marshall, W. A. Wieselquist (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 799-803

Selected Uses of TSUNAMI in Critical Experiment Design and Analysis

Justin B. Clarity, William J. Marshall (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Bradley T. Rearden (Readen Innovations), Isabelle Duhamel (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 804-807

Fundamentals of Uranium Chemistry and NCS Considerations (p)

Vladimir Sobes

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 809-809

Status of the KRUSTY Benchmark Modeling and Uncertainty Analysis

J. A. Favorite, J. D. Hutchinson, G. E. McKenzie, T. E. Cutler (Los Alamos National Laboratory), K. N. Smith (Texas A&M Univ.), R. G. Sanchez, T. J. Grove (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 813-816

Fast-Spectrum Critical Assemblies with a Pb-HEU Core Surrounded by a Copper Reflector

Kelsey Amundson, Theresa Cutler, Joetta Goda, Jesson Hutchinson, Geordie McKenzie (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 817-819

TEX-HEU: Integral Experiments with Highly Enriched Uranium and Polyethylene

Jesse D. Norris, Anthony J. Nelson, Catherine G. Percher, William J. Zywiec, Dave P. Heinrichs (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 820-823

Update on the Benchmark Analysis of the Jupiter Experiments: Plutonium Moderated by Lead

Alex McSpaden, Joetta Goda, Theresa Cutler, George McKenzie, Jesson Hutchinson (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 824-827

Critical Unresolved Region Integral Experiment Execution

Theresa Cutler, Travis Grove, George McKenzie, Jesson Hutchinson, Joetta Goda, Rene Sanchez, David Hayes (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 828-829

Sensitivity Studies, Gap Analysis, and Benchmark Experiment Optimization for Reactor Physics and Criticality Safety Applications

J.D. Hutchinson, J.L. Alwin, T.J. Grove, N.A. Kleedtke, I.J. Michaud, M.E. Rising, T.A. Smith, N.W. Thompson, R.C. Little (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 833-836

Gaussian Process Optimization of Sensitivity-Based Similarity Metrics between New Nuclear Applications and New/Existing Benchmarks

Noah Kleedtke (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Univ. of Michigan), Isaac Michaud, Michael Rising, Travis Grove, Jesson Hutchinson (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Brian C. Kiedrowski (University of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 837-840

Subcriticality Estimation using Unscented Kalman Filter for Reactivity- and Source-Transients

Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ.), Masao Yamanaka, Cheol Ho Pyeon (Kyoto Univ)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 841-844

Effect of Nuclear Data Covariances on Integral Experiment Design with Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis

Daniel Siefman, Catherine Percher (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Alyssa Kersting (Washington River Protection Solutions), David Heinrichs (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 845-848

Validation and Independent Uncertainty Analysis of the MIX-SOL-THERM-003 ICSBEP Benchmark

Cole Kostelac, Nicholas Thompson, Rene Sanchez, Jesson Hutchinson, Kristina Diane Yancey Spencer, Wim Haeck, Jennifer Alwin (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 851-854

Application of the Rossi-alpha method to simulations of HEU and organic scintillators

Robert Allen Weldon Jr., Theresa Elizabeth Cutler, Jesson D. Hutchinson, William L. Myers, Geordie Espy McKenzie IV, Alexander Thomas McSpaden, Rene Gerardo Sanchez (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 855-857

Rossi-alpha Uncertainty Quantification by Analytic, Bootstrap, and Sample Methods to Inform Fitting Best Practices

M.Y. Hua, C.A. Bravo (Univ. of Michigan, Los Alamos National Laboratory) R.M. Marchie (Univ. of Michigan), J.D. Hutchinson, G.E. McKenzie (Los Alamos National Laboratory), S. A. Pozzi (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 858-861

Simulated Energy Response in a Multiplicity Detector

Hadyn M. Kistle (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Texas A&M Univ.), Jesson D. Hutchinson, Mark A. Nelson (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Shaheen A. Dewji (Texas A&M Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 862-865

SSA Monte Carlo and Master Equation Modeling of Neutron Leakage Distributions

Jawad R. Moussa, Anil K. Prinja (Univ. of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 866-869

Validation of MCNP Critical Benchmark Models of PU-MET-FAST-016

R. Holt Mendleski (Texas A&M Univ.), Kristina Y. Spencer, Ethan Moll, Raymond F. Sartor, Jennifer L. Alwin, Wim Haeck (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 873-876

The Effect of ENDF/B-VIII.0 on Jezebel

Jeffrey A. Favorite (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 877-880

Determining the Induced-Fission ? Matrix and Vector Using MCNP6.2

Jeffrey A. Favorite (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 881-884

Sensitivity of Bondarenko Self-Shielded Cross Sections to Nuclide Densities in PARTISN

Jeffrey A. Favorite (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 885-888

The 2020 Edition of the ICSBEP Handbook

John D. Bess (Idaho National Laboratory), Tatiana Ivanova, Ian Hill (OECD Nuclear Energy Agency), Lori Scott (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 891-894

Initial Efforts Organizing WPNCS SG-8: Preservation of Expert Knowledge and Judgement Applied to Criticality Benchmarks

William Wieselquist (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), John D. Bess (Idaho National Laboratory), Douglas Bowen (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Isabelle Duhamel (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire), Ian Hill (OECD Nuclear Energy Agency), Nicolas Leclaire (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire), William B. J. Marshall (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Catherine Percher (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Ellen Marie Saylor (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Shuichi TSUDA (OECD Nuclear Energy Agency)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 895-897

Benched: Upgrading and Updating the Los Alamos Benchmark Suite for the 21st Century

Wim Haeck, Kristina Y. Spencer, Jennifer L. Alwin (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 898-901

Validation of MCNP Critical Benchmark Models of Moderated Highly Enriched Uranium Slabs

Dalton Wise (Texas A&M Univ.), Bradley Madahar, Krintina Y. Spencer, Jennifer L. Alwin, Wim Haeck (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 902-905

Calculated Influence of a Niobium Reflector in Plutonium Systems

Tracy Stover (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 909-912

Preparation for Electrolytic Dissolution at H-Canyon

Joshua Butler, Tracy Stover (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 913-916

Molecular Dynamics and Thermal Scattering Law Analysis of Liquid Hydrogen Fluoride

T. Ahmed, C. A. Manring, A. I. Hawari (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 917-920

Impact of the Graphite Thermal Scattering Law on Criticality Calculations

N. C. Fleming , C. A. Manring, A. I. Hawari (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 921-924

Feasibility Study for a Proposed Subcritical Assembly at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Douglas G. Bowen, Andrew Holcomb, Shane Hart (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 927-930

VADER: A Tool for Criticality Safety Validation

Justin B. Clarity, Shane W. D. Hart, William A. Wieselquist, William J. Marshall (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 931-933

Updated Primers Generated for SCALE 6.2 for KENO V.a and KENO-VI

K.B. Bekar, J.B. Clarity, M.N. Dupont, R.A. Lefebvre, W.J. Marshall, and E.M. Saylor (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 934-936

Improved Runtime Performance in KENO-VI Models Using Arrays and Holes

W. J. Marshall, B. D. Brickner (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 937-940

Transition to Extreme Decision Making — Similarities between the Response to the Corona Virus and Severe Accidents in Nuclear Power Plants.

George Vayssier (NSC Netherlands)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 945-948

Probabilistic Risk Assessment Collaboration through the Japan-U.S. Civil Nuclear Energy Research and Development Working Group

Curtis Smith (Idaho National Laboratory), Masato Nakajima, Naoto Kihara (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry), Steven Prescott (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 949-952

Performance Analysis of Ensemble Learning in Bearing Fault Diagnosis of Rotating Machines

Xianping Zhong, Daniel G. Cole, Heng Ban (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 953-956

Integrated Enterprise Risk Management to Synchronize Safety and Profitability Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants

John Beal, Tatsuya Sakurahara, Ernie Kee, Seyed Reihani, Zahra Mohaghegh (Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 959-962

Integrated Probabilistic Physics of Failure Methodology to Estimate Pipe Failure Rates for Risk-Informed Analysis of Advanced Nuclear Reactors

Wen-Chi Cheng, John Beal, Tatsuya Sakurahara, Seyed Reihani, Ernie Kee, Zahra Mohaghegh (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 963-966

I-PRA Uncertainty Importance Ranking to Enhance Fire PRA Realism for Nuclear Power Plants

Ha Bui, Tatsuya Sakurahara, Seyed Reihani (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), John M. Biersdorf (Idaho National Laboratory), Zahra Mohaghegh (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 967-970

Risk-Informing Digital I&C Designs using the HAZCADS Process

John Weglian, Matt Gibson (EPRI), Wes Brinsfield (Jensen Hughes)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 971-974

Coping Time Estimation for Accident Tolerant Nuclear Power Plant

Asad Ullah Amin Shah (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Robby Christian (Idaho National Laboratory), Kang Hyun Gook (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 975-978

Safety Analysis of the Conceptual Versatile Test Reactor Design

Tyler Sumner, T. H. Fanning, J. W. Thomas (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 981-982

Impact of the Control Rod Withdrawal Rate during Power Ascension Operations

Justin W. Thomas, Tyler Sumner, Thomas H. Fanning (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 983-986

Versatile Test Reactor Pump Coastown Assessment

Tyler Sumner, T. H. Fanning (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 987-988

Initial Sensitivity Analyses for Versatile Test Reactor Transient Safety Performance

Justin W. Thomas, Lander Ibarra, Tyler Sumner (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 989-991

Analysis of Versatile Test Reactor Pump Overcooling Transients

Tyler Sumner, T. H. Fanning (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 992-994

Structures, Systems, and Components Classification Criteria for the Versatile Test Reactor

David Grabaskas (Argonne National Laboratory), Jason Andrus (Idaho National Laboratory), Matthew Bucknor (Argonne National Laboratory), Doug Gerstner (Idaho National Laboratory), Jonathan Li, Matthew Warner, Dennis Henneke (GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 997-999

Comparison of the NACOM Sodium Fire Code with the AB5 and AB6 Experiments

James J. Sienicki, Anton Moisseytsev, Matthew D. Bucknor (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1000-1003

Comparison of the SOFIRE II Sodium Fire Code with the AB1 and F2 Experiments

James J. Sienicki, Anton Moisseytsev, Matthew D. Bucknor (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1004-1007

Flame Sheet Model for Sodium Pool Burning

James J. Sienicki (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1008-1011

Verification and Validation of SAS4A/SASSYS-1 for the Versatile Test Reactor: RVACS

C. Parisi, N. Anderson, F. N. Gleicher, S. Yoon (Idaho National Laboratory), A. J. Brunett, D. O'Grady, L. Ibarra, T. Fanning (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1012-1016

Mainstreaming Model-Based Systems Engineering for Modern Consensus Standards in Nuclear Technology

Andrew J. Clark

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1017-1017

VTR Safety Strategy and Implementation

Matthew Bucknor

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1018-1018

The 50th Anniversary of NPT Entry Into Force–1

James W. Behrens

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1021-1021

The 50th Anniversary of NPT Entry Into Force–II

James W. Behrens

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1022-1022

Statistical Errors in Doubles Count Rates with 252Cf and AmLi Active Interrogation Sources on Fresh MTR Research Reactor Fuel

Jay P. Joshi (Univ. of Texas at Austin, Los Alamos National Laboratory), Alexis Trahan, Howard Menlove, Babatunde Adigun, Martyn Swinhoe (Los Alamos National Laboratory), William Charlton (Univ. of Texas at Austin), Shoaib Usman (Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1025-1027

Neutron Background Measurements in an Urban Environment

John Burkhardt, Marshall Millett (U.S. Naval Academy), Eric Reddick (U. S. Naval Postgraduate School)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1028-1030

Neutron Activation Analysis and Material Characterization of Modern Urban Materials

Justin Phelps, Jyothierkumar Nimmagadda, Shangradhanva Eswara Vasith, Daniel Ospina, Marcus Benjamin, Mariia Stozhkova, Mustafa Siddiqi, Juan C. Nino, Michele Manuel, James E. Baciak (Univ. of Florida)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1031-1034

Characterizing SNM by Applying Particle Swarm Optimization to Temporal Spectroscopy

M. Mannino, A. Farsoni, S. Reese (Oregon State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1035-1037

Economic Assessment of ABWR, SCWR and SMART by Using G4-ECONS Code

Salah Ud-Din Khan (King Saud Univ., K.A. CARE Energy Research and Innovation Center)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1043-1044

Modeling Operations and Maintenance Planning Decisions Under Uncertainty Using Bayesian Networks

Ryan M. Spangler, Lee T. Maccarone, Daniel G. Cole (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1045-1048

Economic Ramifications of Nuclear Load-Following in an ERCOT-like Market under High Renewables Penetration and Energy Policies

Katie Biegel, Nicolas E. Stauff, Todd Levin, Taek K. Kim, Temitope A. Taiwo (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1049-1052

System modeling and experimental study of thermal transport properties of pure alcohols and associated mixtures in novel regenerative transcritical power cycle for small modular reactors (SMR)

Benjamin M. Pepper, Hailei Wang (Utah State Univ.), Derick Botha (NuScale Power)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1055-1057

Conceptual Design of the Reactor Coolant Degassing System using Ultrasound and Membrane

Yurim Kang, Eunkee Kim, Seongchan Park (KEPCO Engineering & Construction)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1058-1060

Helium Brayton Cycle Design and Analysis for the Holos-Quad Micro Reactor

Anton Moisseytsev, James J. Sienicki, Ling Zou (Argonne National Laboratory), Claudio Filippone (HolosGen)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1063-1066

Core Design of the Holos-Quad Micro Reactor

Nicolas E. Stauff, Changho Lee, Ling Zou (Argonne National Laboratory), Claudio Filippone (HolosGen)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1067-1069

Micro-Reactor Design for Truck Charging Station

Nicolas E. Stauff, Yinbin Miao, Derek W. Kultgen (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1070-1072

A LCOE Estimation on HALEU Fuels for Small Modular Reactors

Liam Carlson, Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), James Olson, Li (Emily) Liu (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1073-1075

Limits of Fission Battery Design: Fluoride-salt-cooled Thermal-Spectrum Fission Battery

Charles Forsberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Eugene Shwageraus (Cambridge Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1079-1082

Limits of Fission Battery Design: Sodium-Cooled Thermal-Spectrum Fission Battery

Charles Forsberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Patrick J. McDaniel (Univ. of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1083-1086

Creating a Molten Salt Component Reliability Database: Initial Efforts and Path Forward

Megan Harkema (Vanderbilt Univ.), Askin Guler Yigitoglu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Steven Krahn (Vanderbilt Univ.), Andrew Sowder (Electric Power Research Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1087-1090

Fission Batteries: Definition, Key Attributes, and Research and Development Needs

Vivek Agarwal, Jess C. Gehin, Youssef A. Ballout (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1091-1093

TRANSFORM—A Vision for Modern Advanced Reactor System-Level Modeling and Simulation Using Modelica

M. Scott Greenwood (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1097-1100

Gear Test Assembly—Testing Gears and Bearings in Liquid Sodium

Edward Kent, Henry Belch, Sasan Bakhtiari, H.T. Chien, Chris Grandy (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1101-1104

SMART Natural Circulation Long Term Cooling Performance Analysis for the Extended Design Basis Accidents using MARS-KS

Youn Shil Kim, Sunghwan Bae, Nhan Hien Hoang, S.K. Sim (Environment & Energy Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1105-1108

Generalized Python Tool for Thermal Hydraulics Core Analysis of Advanced Reactors

Sierra Tutwiler, Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1109-1112

Micro-Reactor and Energy Storage Coupled Truck Charging Terminal

Derek W. Kultgen, Darius D. Lisowski, Nicolas E. Stauff, Matthew D. Bucknor (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1115-1118

Multi-Gigawatt-Day Low-Cost Crushed-Rock Heat Storage Coupled to Light-Water Reactors with a Stand-Alone Steam Cycle

Ali Aljefri, Charles W. Forsberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1119-1122

Base-Load Reactors for Variable Electricity with Crushed-Rock Heat Storage and Nitrate-Salt Heat Transfer

Mriganka Mandal, Charles Forsberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1123-1126

Performance Comparison of Solid Reactant Based on Pellets and Powder for Ca(OH)2/CaO Chemical Heat Pump

Aman Gupta (Univ. of Idaho), Paul D. Armatis (Oregon State Univ.), Piyush Sabharwall (Idaho National Laboratory), Brian M. Fronk (Oregon State Univ.), Vivek Utgikar (Univ. of Idaho)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1127-1129

An Overview of the Integrated Energy System Investigation of the Eastman Chemical Company Kingsport, Tennessee, Facility

M. Scott Greenwood, Askin Guler Yigitoglu, Jordan Rader, Riley Cumberland, Mike Poore, Randy Belles, Bob Zhang, Mike Muhlheim, Whitney Tharp (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1133-1136

Echo State Networks for Renewable Energy Forecasting

Samuel G. Dotson, Kathryn D. Huff (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1137-1140

Development of a Tool for Evaluating Nuclear Integrated Energy Systems Profitability For Existing Reactors

James Richards, R. A. Borrelli (Univ. of Idaho)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1141-1143

Low-Carbon Power for Government Installations using Nuclear Micro-Reactors

Ryan Dailey, Danjing Lei, Antara Khadria, James Parke, Paul Wilson, Michael Corradini (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1144-1146

Preliminary Economic Evaluation of Hydrogen Co-Generation at a Nuclear Power Plant in a Regulated Market

Abdalla Abou-Jaoude, Cristian Rabiti, Dan Wendt, Lane T. Knighton (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1147-1149

Commercially Viable Nuclear Power: From First-of-a-Kind to Nth-of-a-Kind

Eric Ingersoll

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1151-1151

Versatile Test Reactor Experiments–I

Piyush Sabharwall

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1152-1152

Versatile Test Reactor Experiments–II

Piyush Sabharwall

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1153-1153

Radiation shielding design of the Component Transfer Hatch for the ESS Active Cells Facility

Maitane Amarika, Dustin Sancristobal, Bernal Coca de Ayala, Iñigo Eletxigerra (IDOM Engineering), Jameer Emamally (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority), Magnus Göhran (European Spallation Source)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1159-1162

Coupling Simulation Technologies to Assist Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Facility Design

Cade M. Bourque (Univ. of Texas at Austin), Cole J. Thompson (Univ. of Texas at Austin, Los Alamos National Laboratory), Kevin T. Clarno, Benjamin D. Leibowicz (Univ. of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1163-1166

Method for Visualizing Radiation Data using Unreal Engine

M. Scott Greenwood, Michael B. R. Smith (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1167-1170

Monte Carlo Calculation of the Cerenkov Distribution from a Proton Therapy Beam

Steven A. Thompson (Univ. of Florida)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1171-1173

Determination of the Dosimetry Situation in Reactor Physic Laboratory of SUT in Bratislava

Jakub Lüley, Štefan ?erba, Vladimír Ne?as (Slovak Univ. of Technology in Bratislava)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1174-1177

Recent Work on HDF5 and XDMF-based MCNP Unstructured Mesh Output Files

Joel A. Kulesza (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1181-1184

Comparison of CADIS Implementations in Attila4MC and ADVANTG

John Brogan, Eugeny Sosnovsky, Joel Kulesza (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1185-1188

Application of COG to Deuteron Transport Benchmarks

Soon S. Kim, David P. Heinrichs, Edward M. Lent (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1189-1191

Breakdown of Assumptions for 1D Radiation Transport in Air: Considerations for Source Energy

L. M. Rolison, M. L. Fensin (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1195-1198

A Verification Case Study for Atmospheric Dispersion of Cs-137 From Barakah Power Plant Using GULFRAD

Bassam A. Khuwaileh (Univ. of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1199-1201

Validation of the New NTHU Flight Dose Calculator with the ICRU-84 Reference Data

Zi-Yi Yang, Rong-Jiun Sheu (National Tsing Hua Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1202-1205

An Exploratory Study for Atmospheric Radionuclide Dispersion and Deposition at Barakah Power Plant Site

Fatima E. Alzaabi, Bassam A. Khuwaileh, Walid A. Metwally (Univ. of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1206-1208

An Exploratory Study for Radionuclide Dispersion in Water Resources at Barakah Power Plant Site

Fatima E. Alzaabi, Bassam A. Khuwaileh, Walid A. Metwally (Univ. of Sharjah)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1209-1211

Planar versus Half-Isotropic Angle and Energy Dependent Dose Response Functions for Neutron Transport in Air

M. L. Fensin (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1215-1218

Preliminary Applicability Analysis of the Point Kernel Technique for Large-scale Gamma-ray Source

Hae Sun Jeong, Won Tae Hwang, Eun Han Kim, Jo Eun Lee, Moon Hee Han, Cheol Woo Lee (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1219-1222

Variance Reduction Techniques Applied in Neutron Porosity Modelling Using Geant4

Yulian Li, Qiong Zhang (Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology), Ye Cheng (High Energy Accelerator Research Org.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1223-1226

Multifaceted coded nuclear data libraries assemblage, verification and validation: TENDL-2019

J.-Ch.Sublet, Arjan Koning (International Atomic Energy Agency), Dimitri Rochman (Paul Scherrer Institut), Mark R. Gilbert (U.K. Atomic Energy Authority), Albert C. Kahler (Kahler Nuclear Data Services), Cedric Jouanne (CEA), Jaakko Leppanen (VTT Technical Research Center of Finland), Steven C. van der Marck (NRG), Paul Romano (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1227-1230

Shielding Evaluation for Dual Content Containers in a 9977 Shipping Package

Steven J. Nathan, Zachary Weis (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1233-1236

Effects on Estimated External Dose Rate from Loss of Lead Shielding in SNF Transportation Casks

Kevin J. Connolly, Riley M. Cumberland (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1237-1240

Shielding Analysis of Content Type 4 for Addendum 3 to 9977 Shipping Package SARP (U)

Zachary M. Weis, Steven J. Nathan (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1241-1243

Effect of Irradiation and Corrosion on Gamma Attenuation Behavior of 316 and 304 Stainless Steel

Ghada Shkoukani (North Carolina State Univ.), Nouf Almousa (Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman Univ., Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Mohamed Bourham (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1244-1247

Supplemental Shielding for the Advanced Photon Source Upgrade Particle Accumulator Ring

B. J. Micklich, K. C. Harkay, M. Borland, J. Calvey, G. Decker, J. Dooling, V. Guarino, G. Fystro, J. H. Vacca, S. Wiedmeyer, U. Wienands, K. P. Wootton, and C.-Y. Yao (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1251-1254

A Fundamental Study on the Calculation Environment for Radiation Shielding Design of Accelerator Facilities

Ken-ichi Kimura, Kuniaki Nabatame (Fujita Corp.), Nobuhiro Shigyo, Nobuo Ikeda (Kyusyu Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1255-1258

Design and Optimization of the Shielding of an Accelerator Driven Thorium-Fueled Molten Salt Loop using MCNP6

Eman Alsmadi, Luay Alawneh, Se Ro Yang, Rodolfo Vaghetto, Yassin Hassan (Texas A&M Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1259-1262

MCNP Modeling of a Multi-Volume Neutron Spectrometer

Teancum Quist, Edward Cazalas (Univ. of Utah)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1265-1268

Effective Dose Calculation in the VVER-440 Maintenance Area

Branislav Vrban, Filip Osuský, Vladimír Ne?as (Slovak Univ. of Technology in Bratislava)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1269-1272

Simulated Optimization of Neutron Detection in Optically Stimulated Luminescence Fibers

Elizabeth Andreyka (Oregon State Univ.), Anand Iyer (North Carolina State Univ.), Nai`a North (Univ. of Michigan), Margaret Root, Sarah Sarnoski (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1273-1276

Verification of the Re-Released ENDF/B VIII.0 Based Thermal Scattering Libraries

D. Kent Parsons, Cecile Toccoli, Jeremy L. Conlin (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1281-1284

Neutron Capture on Stable Fission Product 139La Contribution to Delayed-Photoneutrons in Heavy Water Reactors

Yanuar Ady Setiawan (Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology, Universitas Gadjah Mada), Douglas A. Fynan (Universitas Gadjah Mada)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1285-1286

Application of Machine Learning to Nuclear Data Evaluation

Pedro Vicente-Valdez, Lee Bernstein, Massimiliano Fratoni (Univ. of California at Berkeley)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1287-1290

Improving Resonance Integral Table Based Cross Section Methods Using Lasso Regression

Yuxuan Liu, Brendan Kochunas (Univ. of Michigan)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1291-1294

Examination of Spectral Indices For Monitoring Spectral Shifts in TREAT

A. S. Batikh, N. C. Fleming, A. I. Hawari (North Carolina State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1297-1300

Neutron Damage Assessment Supporting TREAT Facility Fuel SiC Recladding

John D. Bess, Nicolas E. Woolstenhulme, James R. Parry (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1301-1303

Subcritical Multiplication with a Fixed Source

Daniel Timmons (Univ. of New Mexico), Michael E. Rising (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Christopher Perfetti (Univ. of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1304-1307

Study of reflection properties of silica sand

Tomáš Peltan (Univ. of West Bohemia), Michal Koš?ál (Research Centre Rez)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1308-1311

Triangle-based Quasi-diffusion Nodal Method for Fast Reactor Analysis

M. Rizki Oktavian, Yunlin Xu (Purdue Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1315-1318

Burnup-dependent GPS Method with Leakage Correction and Spectral Weighting in Core Depletion Analysis

Hae Sun Jeong (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute), Hwanyeal Yu, Yonghee Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1319-1322

Initial Control Rod Depletion Development in MPACT

Aaron J. Reynolds (Oregon State Univ.), Shane Stimpson, Aaron Graham (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1323-1326

Krylov Subspace Wraps around the Two-Level p-CMFD Acceleration in the Whole-Core Transport Calculation

Nam Zin Cho (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1327-1330

Fuel Rod Analysis Programming Interface for Loosely Coupled Multiphysics System

Alexey Cherezov, Hanjoo Kim, Jinsu Park, Deokjung Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1331-1334

Implementation of Partial Current Discontinuity Factors in VARIANT Nodal Transport Analysis

P. Deng, W. S. Yang (Univ. of Michigan), R. N. Wahlen, C. P. Denbrock, T. L. Grimm (Niowave)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1337-1340

Analytic Insights into the Neutronic Characteristics of Neutron Moderators from MCNP Calculations

D. Kent Parsons, Cecile A. Toccoli (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1341-1344

Energy Deposition in the OpenMC Monte Carlo Particle Transport Code

Paul K. Romano (Argonne National Laboratory), Andrew E. Johnson (Georgia Institute of Technology), Amanda L. Lund (Argonne National Laboratory), Jingang Liang (Tsinghua Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1345-1348

Fast Reproduction of Time-dependent MOC Calculations using the Reduced Order Model based on the Proper Orthogonal and Singular Value Decompositions

Kosuke Tsujita (Nuclear Engineering), Tomohiro Endo, Akio Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1349-1353

Evaluating Methods for Modeling Disk Fuel Samples with SCALE

Tucker Sawyer, Kevin Clarno (Univ. of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1354-1357

Revision of Sample Spectra Calculations for Fast Flux Test Facility Benchmark

John D. Bess (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1361-1364

Preliminary Benchmark Calculations of Spent Nuclear Fuel Isotopic Compositions Using BWR Assay Data

Andy Rivas, Jason Hou (North Carolina State Univ.), Germina Ilas (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1365-1368

Benchmarking VERA for Criticality and Depletion Calculations of Accident Tolerant Fuels

A. Viette (Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay), E. Davidson (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), F. Franceschini (Westinghouse Mangiarotti), K. S. Kim (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1369-1372

Isotopic Validation Study of SCALE for HALEU with the IFA-601 Experimental Data

Tucker Sawyer, Kevin T. Clarno (Univ. of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1373-1376

BlueCRAB Microreactor Reference Model

J. M. Kelly (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), G. Hu, R. Hu (Argonne National Laboratory), J. Ortensi (Idaho National Laboratory), S. M. Bajorek (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1379-1382

Multi-Physics Simulations of Heat-Pipe TRISO-Fueled Micro-Reactor

Nicolas E. Stauff, Kun Mo, Changho Lee, Zhi-Gang Mei, Yeon Sang Jung (Argonne National Laboratory, Christopher Matthews (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Bo Feng (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1383-1385

Feasibility Investigation of Self-Controlled Reactor Using Stationary Liquid Fuel

T. Fei, M. Kun, Y. Miao, C. Forsyth, X. Wang, T. Kim (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1386-1389

Alternative Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Core Designs using Curved Fuel Plates

Abdalla Abou-Jaoude, Gilles J. Youinou (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1390-1392

Criticality Concerns of Small Modular Reactor for Marine Application

Seong-Jun Yoon, Myung Hyun Kim (Kyung Hee Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1393-1394

Investigation of Fuel Assembly Homogenization Effect and Improvement for VTR

T. Fei, Z. Zhong (Argonne National Laboratory), Z. Xu (Idaho National Laboratory), F. Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1397-1400

CFD Analysis of the Effect of Edge Fillets on Pressure Drop for a Pipe-to-Annulus Geometry

Dillon R. Shaver (Argonne National Laboratory), SuJong Yoon (Idaho National Laboratory), Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1401-1403

OpenMC-based generation of multigroup cross-sections for analysis of the Versatile Test Reactor

Alisha Kasam-Griffith, Adam Nelson, Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1404-1407

Design and Demonstration of a Rabbit Experiment System for the Versatile Test Reactor

Sean M. McDeavitt, Mark Kimber, Karen Kirkland, Luis H. Ortega, Delia Perez-Nunez, Pavel Tsvetkov (Texas A&M Univ.), David Wootan (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), Jason Hearne, Abdullah Weiss (Texas A&M Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1408-1411

Application of Framatome's 3D Control Rod Ejection Methodology (AREA) to the Palo Verde Generating Station

Michelle Guzzardo, Keith Maupin, Richard Deveney (Framatome), David Medek (Palo Verde Generating Station)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1415-1418

PWR Integral Gadolinia Burnable Absorber Loading Design In A Once-Through Core Reactivity Swing Minimization Assessment

Gray Chang, Julie Foster (JFoster and Associates), Jim Harrell (Zachry Nuclear)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1419-1422

VVER-1000 Regulatory Forum Benchmark

Romain Henry, Kiril Velkov (Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1423-1426

Monte Carlo Calculation of the Energy Deposition in the Transformational Challenge Reactor

A. Talamo, A. Bergeron, M. Subhasish, S.N. P. Vegendla, F. Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory), B. Ade, B.R. Betzler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1429-1433

Transformational Challenge Reactor Agile Design Enabled by Additive Manufacturing

B. R. Betzler, B. J. Ade, A. J. Wysocki, P. C. Chesser, K. A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1434-1437

Modeling Assumptions for Densely Packed TRISO/SiC Fuel Elements with YH Moderator

Brian J. Ade, Benjamin R. Betzler, Brianna D. Hiscox (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1438-1441

Particle Packing Characteristics in Dense TRISO/SiC Fuel Elements and the Impact on Neutronics and Thermomechanics

Brian J. Ade, Daniel P. Schappel, Benjamin R. Betzler, Grant W. Helmreich, Dylan Dylan D. Richardson, Michael P. Trammel, Brian P. Jolly, Austin T. Schumacher (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1442-1446

Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis of Core Criticality for the Transformational Challenge Reactor

J. Hu, B. J. Ade, B. R. Betzler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1449-1452

AI Optimization of the Reactor Unit Cell to Support TCR Optimization

B. Hiscox (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), V. Sobes (Univ. of Tennessee), E. Popov, R. Archibald, B. Betzler, K. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1453-1456

Design and Modeling of Regulating Control Elements for the Transformational Challenge Reactor (TCR)

J. R. Burns, P. Chesser, P. Wang, E. Fountain, B. R. Betzler, B. J. Ade (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), A. Bergeron (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1457-1460

Calculation of 3D Precursor Distributions in Fast MSRs via Coupled CFD and Neutronics Approach

Yeon Sang Jung, Jun Fang, Dillon R. Shaver, Changho Lee, Bo Feng (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1463-1466

Validation of SCALE for Molten Salt Reactors using the MSRE Benchmark

John E. Barlow, Kevin T. Clarno (Univ. of Texas at Austin)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1467-1470

Nuclear data uncertainty challenges in Molten Salt Reactor safeguards

Andre A. Vidal Soares, Azaree Lintereur (Penn State Univ.), Benjamin R. Betzler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Amanda Johnsen, Joshua Flygare (Penn State Univ.), Louise Worral (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), William Walters (Penn State Univ.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1471-1474

Versatile Test Reactor Panel

Florent Heidet

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1475-1475

Special Session on New Program for Demonstration of Advanced Reactors

Robert Hill

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1476-1476

Effect of Subcooling on Phase Angle Difference of Density Wave Instability

Martin A. Lopez de Bertodano (Purdue University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1481-1482

Investigation of the Two-Phase Flow Interface Behavior during Quench based on Advanced Imaging Processing

Yue Jin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Arunkumar Seshadri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Koroush Shirvan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1483-1486

Transient measurement of film boiling during cooldown from CHF in vertical flow

Michelle McCord (University of Illinois), Joseph L. Bottini (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), Caleb S. Brooks (University of Illinois)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1487-1489

Numerical simulation of the flow through a randomly packed pebble bed with small bed-to-pebble diameter ratio

Mustafa Alper Yildiz (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University), Elia Merzari (Pennsylvania State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1493-1496

Validation of Turbulence Models for Heat Transfer Predictions for Low-Pr Flows

Mohammed El Mellouki (Mississippi State University), Giacomo Busco (Texas A&M University), W. D. Jock (University of Oklahoma), Shanti Bushan (Mississippi State University), Keith Walters (University of Oklahoma), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University), Aleksandr V. Obabko (Argonne National Laboratory), Elia Merzari (Pennsylvania State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1497-1500

Experimentally Developed Recommendations to Improve Existing Coarse Aerosol Deposition Models

Rohan Milind Biwalkar (Pittsburgh Technical LLC), Sola Talabi (Pittsburgh Technical LLC), Tevfik Gemci (Pittsburgh Technical LLC)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1501-1504

A Numerical Verification of Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer Models in OpenFOAM and STARCCM+

DEZHI DAI (Argonne National Laboratory), Haomin Yuan (Argonne National Laboratory), Landon Mitchell Brockmeyer (Argonne National Laboratory), Adrian Tentner (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1505-1508

CFD Simulations on a hexagonal 61-pin wire-wrapped fuel bundle with STARCCM+ and comparison with experimental data.

Octavio Bovati (Texas A&M University), Mustafa Alper Yildiz (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University), Rodolfo Vaghetto (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1509-1511

Modelling Assessments of Water Pool Boiling Critical Heat Flux Experiments Under Power Transients

Mingfu He (University of New Mexico), Minghui Chen (University of New Mexico)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1515-1518

Numerical analysis of wall boiling considering bubble sliding and merge for heat flux partitioning on horizontal tube

Jae Soon Kim (Seoul National University), Hyoung Kyu Cho (Seoul National University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1519-1522

Experimental and Numerical analysis of single pump failure in a HLM Reactor

Philippe Planquart (Von Karman Institute), Katrien Van Tichelen (SCK-CEN)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1523-1524

Comparative Analysis for DNBR Between MARS-KS and CTF on the Core Flow Asymmetry

Il Suk Lee (Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1525-1527

Pressure Drop Measurements in a 61-Pin Wire Wrapped Hexagonal Fuel Bundle in Presence of Localized Subchannel Blockages

Robert Muyshondt (Texas A&M University), Mason Paul Childs (Texas A&M University), Rodolfo Vaghetto (Texas A&M University), Duy-Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University), N.K. Anand (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1531-1534

Preliminary Measurements of Swirl Flow Heat Transfer Enhancements for Reactor Heat Exchanger Technology

Arturo Cabral (Virginia Commonwealth University), Cody S. Wiggins (Virginia Commonwealth University), Meryem E. Murphy (Virginia Commonwealth University), Ryan P. McGuire (Virginia Commonwealth University), Candler L. Langston (Virginia Commonwealth University), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1535-1538

Low-Order Reconstruction of Pore-Scale Velocity in Randomly Packed Beds based on POD analysis of Time-resolved PIV Velocity Fields

Duy-Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M University), Stephen King (Texas A&M University College Station), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1539-1543

Applications of the Windowless Liquid Metal Jet to Accelerators

Yoichi Momozaki (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1544-1546

Subchannel Mass Transfer Analysis of a 5 x 5 Rod Bundle Using PIV and Matching of Index of Refraction

Gabriel Caio Queiroz Tomaz (Texas A&M University), Camila Freitas Matozinhos (Texas A&M University), Duy-Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1547-1549

Education in Thermal Hydraulics

Lane B. Carasik

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1551-1551

Construction and Preliminary Tests of Real Time X-ray Video System for Metal Fuel Relocation Experiment with Pressure Injection

Tae Il Kim (Argonne National Laboratory), Dzmitry Harbaruk (Argonne National Laboratory), Darius Lisowski (Argonne National Laboratory), Nathan Bremer (Argonne National Laboratory), Mitchell Farmer (Argonne National Laboratory), Christopher Grandy (Argonne National Laboratory), Yoon Il Chang (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1555-1557

Functional Requirements for the Modeling of Advanced Reactor Mechanistic Source Term

Shayan Shahbazi (Argonne National Laboratory), David Grabaskas (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1558-1561

Thermophysical Property Measurements of Molten Salts: Perspectives on Fuel and Irradiated Salts

Ryan C. Gallagher (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Nick Russell (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Alex Martin (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), N. Dianne B. Ezell (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1565-1568

Simulation and Analysis of a Prototypical Xenon Removal System

Jiaqi Chen (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), Caleb S. Brooks (University of Illinois)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1569-1572

Design Overview of the Facility to Alleviate Salt Technology Risks (FASTR)

Kevin R. Robb (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Seth Baird (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Padhraic L. Mulligan (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1573-1576

Coupling of OpenFOAM Stress Analysis Solver and ANLHTP for Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of a Heat Pipe Cooled Micro Reactor Core

Myung Jin Jeong (Seoul National University), San Lee (Seoul National University), Hyoung Kyu Cho (Seoul National University), Yeon Sang Jung (Argonne National Laboratory), Changho Lee (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1579-1582

Preliminary Fuel Performance and Thermal Hydraulic Modeling of the MPCMIV Benchmark

Travis C. Mui (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), Tomasz Kozlowski (University of Illinois)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1583-1586

Coupled Multiphysics Simulation of Pool-Type Molten Salt Reactors Using Griffin/Pronghorn

Paolo Balestra (Idaho National Laboratory), Abdalla Abou-Jaoude (Idaho National Laboratory), Sebastian Schunert (Idaho National Laboratory), Andrew Hermosillo (TAMU), Yaqi Wang (Idaho National Laboratory), Nicolas P. Martin (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1587-1590

Multiphysics Modeling of an Annular Linear Induction Pump

Mohammed Khalid Shutayfi (North Carolina State University), Anant Raj (North Carolina State University), Steven Shannon (North Carolina State University), Jacob Eapen (North Carolina State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1591-1594

Anubis: A Neutronics-Thermal Hydraulics Coupling Platform for Flow Accelerated Corrosion Modeling in Reactor Conditions

Khaled Talaat (University of New Mexico), Osman Anderoglu (University of New Mexico), Cetin Unal (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1595-1598

Coarse Mesh Turbulence Prediction for Reactor Transient Simulations Using Densely Connected Convolutional Networks

Yang Liu (Argonne National Laboratory), Rui Hu (Argonne National Laboratory), Prasanna Balaprakash (Argonne National Laboratory), Acacia J. Brunett (Argonne National Laboratory), Aleksandr V. Obabko (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1601-1604

Sensitivity Analysis of the 1-D Thermal Stratification Model via Forward and Adjoint Methods

Cihang Lu (Virginia Commonwealth University), Zeyun Wu (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1605-1607

Measurement of bubble departure diameters in high-pressure flow boiling of water

Artyom Kossolapov (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Bren A. Phillips (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Matteo Bucci (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1608-1609

Invariant Analysis of Flow in a 5x5 Rod Bundle With a Central Thimble Tube

Adam R. Kraus (Pennsylvania State University), Elia Merzari (Pennsylvania State University), Thomas Norddine (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech), Sofiane Benhamadouche (Electricite de France)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1610-1613

Pressure Vessel Design Optimization of the Transformational Challenge Reactor

Nathan D. See (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Benjamin R. Betzler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Sacit M. Cetiner (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Phillip Chesser (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Jesse Heinemann (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1619-1622

Ex-Core Thermofluidic Modeling and Simulations for Transformational Challenge Reactor

Prasad Vegendla (Argonne National Laboratory), Aurelien X. Bergeron (Argonne National Laboratory), Subhasish Mohanty (Argonne National Laboratory), Alberto Talamo (Argonne National Laboratory), Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory), Brian J. Ade (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), B. R. Betzler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1623-1626

Gas Coolant Channel Optimization for Transformational Challenge Reactor

Justin Weinmeister (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Casey J. Jesse (Idaho National Laboratory), Prashant K. Jain (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1627-1630

Preliminary Design and Stress Analysis of the Transformational Challenge Reactor Vessel

Subhasish Mohanty (Argonne National Laboratory), Aurelien X. Bergeron (Argonne National Laboratory), Alberto Talamo (Argonne National Laboratory), Prasad Vegendla (Argonne National Laboratory), Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory), Brian J. Ade (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Benjamin R. Betzler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1631-1634

Thermal-Hydraulic Analyses to Support TCR Optimization

Emilian Popov (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Vladimir Sobes (University of Tennessee Knoxville), Briana D. Hiscox (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Rick Archibald (ORNL), Benjamin R. Betzler (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Kurt A. Terrani (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1635-1637

Transformational Challenge Reactor Accident Analysis

Aaron J. Wysocki (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Prashant K. Jain (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Jordan D. Rader (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1638-1641

Thermal Performance for Integrated Energy Systems: Design, Development, and Deployment

M. Scott Greenwood

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1643-1643

Validation of the SAM Multi-dimensional Flow Model for Thermal Mixing and Stratification Phenomena

Daniel Nunez (Argonne National Laboratory), Ling Zou (Argonne National Laboratory), Rui Hu (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1647-1650

CARLITA Code Benchmarking with SAM for LBE Natural Circulation Flow

Adam J. Dix (Purdue University), Daniel O'Grady (Argonne National Laboratory), Acacia J. Brunett (Argonne National Laboratory), Mitch T. Farmer (ANL)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1651-1653

VALIDATION OF THE SAM STEADY-STATE MODEL OF THE FAST FLUX TEST FACILITY

Brent Patrick Hollrah (Texas A&M University), Rodolfo Vaghetto (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1654-1657

Code Enhancement to SAM Multi-scale/multi-dimensional Heat Transfer Modeling Capabilities

Ling Zou (Argonne National Laboratory), Guojun Hu (Argonne National Laboratory), Rui Hu (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1658-1661

Modelling a Transient in Liquid Fuel Microreactor with MOOSE-SAM MultiApp System

Tingzhou Fei (Argonne National Laboratory), Yinbin Miao (Argonne National Laboratory), Kun Mo (Argonne National Laboratory), Rui Hu (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1662-1664

Nuclear Power and the Transformational Challenge of Autonomous Operation: AI/ML as an Enabler

Richard B. Vilim

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1665-1665

An Evaluation of Containment Design for SMART100

Seongho Jee, Hanrim Choi, Seokjeong Park, Minsoo Park, Gyucheon Lee (KEPCO), Seongwon Lim (KAERI), Seongsu Jeon, Yeonjun Choo, Soonjoon Hong (FNC Tech)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1669-1672

DASSH: Software for ducted assembly thermal hydraulics calculations

Milos Ivo Atz (Argonne National Laboratory), Micheal A. Smith (Argonne National Laboratory), Florent Heidet (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1673-1676

Scaling Analysis of the SFR Cartridge Loop

Ran Kong (Purdue University), Zhengting Quan (Purdue University), Guanyi Wang (Purdue University), Seungjin Kim (Purdue University), Mamoru Ishii (Purdue University), Mitchell T. Farmer (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1677-1678

Analyzing APR1400 Under Load Follow Operation Using multi-Physics Simulation Approach

Abd El Rahman Mahmoud Abou El Ala (Egypt Atomic Energy Authority), Aya Diab (KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School (KINGS))

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1679-1682

Momentum Source Modeling of Spacer Grid and Mixing Vanes in Small Modular Reactors

Jun Fang (Argonne National Laboratory), Dillon R. Shaver (Argonne National Laboratory), Elia Merzari (Pennsylvania State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1685-1688

Lateral flow characterizations in a 5x5 rod bundle with spacer grid

Camila Freitas Matozinhos (Texas A&M University), Gabriel Caio Queiroz Tomaz (Texas A&M University), Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1689-1692

On The Effect of The Aspect Ratio on The Stability of Single-phase Rectangular Thermosiphons

Tri Nguyen (The Pennsylvania State University), Elia Merzari (The Pennsylvania State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1693-1696

1D Fixed Flux Two-Fluid Model For Vertical Adiabatic Slug Flow

Krishna Chetty (Purdue University), Alejandro Clausse (CNEA-CONICET and National University of Central Buenos Aires), Martin A. Lopez de Bertodano (Purdue University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1697-1699

The Analysis and Comparison for Air-Water flow phenomena using TRACE

Kyoungwoo Seo (KAERI), Hyungi Yoon (KAERI), In Guk Kim (KAERI), Seong-Hoon Kim (KAERI), Juliana P. Duarte (Virginia Tech), Michael Corradini (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1703-1706

Linear Stability Analysis of Flashing Instability with Homogeneous Equilibrium Model

Taiyang Zhang (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), Caleb S. Brooks (University of Illinois)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1707-1710

Comparision of intergroup mass transfer coefficient correlations in two-group IATE for subcooled boiling flow

Longxiang Zhu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Joseph L. Bottini (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), Caleb S. Brooks (University of Illinois)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1711-1714

Novel Heat Exchanger Configuration for Enhanced Heat Transfer in Nuclear Applications

Amir Ali (Idaho State University), Scott F. Wahlquist (Idaho State University), Su-Jong Yoon (Idaho National Laboratory), Piyush Sabharwall (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1717-1720

Numerical Study on Thermal Mixing in a T-junction using PHASTA

Shujie Guo (North Carolina State University), Igor A. Bolotnov (North Carolina State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1721-1723

Development of Machine Learning Framework for Interfacial Force Closures Based on Bubble Tracking Data

Cheng-Kai Tai (North Carolina State University), Dirk Lucas (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden - Rossendorf), Igor A. Bolotnov (North Carolina State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1724-1727

Implementation of a New Wall Boiling Model in CTF

Vineet Kumar (Oak Ridge National Laboratory / UT-Battelle LLC), Robert K. Salko (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1728-1731

Verification of Nek4nuc (Nek5000 Integrated in NEAMS Workbench) via Turbulent Pipe Flow Simulation

Yuqiao Fan (Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education), Marc-Olivier G. Delchini (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Robert A. Lefebvre (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1732-1735

Verification of Transient Simulations Using the SAS4A/SASSYS-1 Coupled Channel Interface

Daniel O'Grady (Argonne National Laboratory), Acacia J. Brunett (Argonne National Laboratory), Thanh Q. Hua (Argonne National Laboratory), Guojun Hu (Argonne National Laboratory), Rui Hu (Argonne National Laboratory), Thomas H. Fanning (Argonne National Laboratory), Guanheng Zhang (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1739-1742

Joint SAS4A/SASSYS-1 Development for Lead Cooled Fast Reactor Safety Analysis

Jun Liao (Westinghouse Electric Company)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1743-1746

Implementation of an Extended Reactor Vessel Heat Rejection Modeling Capability in SAS4A/SASSYS-1

Daniel O'Grady (Argonne National Laboratory), Acacia J. Brunett (Argonne National Laboratory), Thomas H. Fanning (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1747-1750

NekRS: Massively parallel fluid flow simulations in reactor cores

Paul Fischer (University of Illinois), Stefan Kerkemeier (Argonne National Laboratory), Yu-Hsiang Lan (Argonne National Laboratory), Misun Min (Argonne National Laboratory), Elia Merzari (Pennsylvania State University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1751-1754

Statistical Uncertainties of Passive Scalars in a Direct Numerical Simulation of Low-Prandtl Fluid Flow over a Backward Facing Step

Jure Oder (Jozef Stefan Institut), Iztok Tiselj (Jožef Stefan Institute)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1755-1758

CFD Analyses of an ALFRED Fuel Assembly

Ferry Roelofs (Nuclear Research & Consultancy Group), Akshat Mathur (NRG), Heleen Doolaard (NRG Arnhem)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1761-1764

Preliminary Analysis of PCM Condenser Performance using CFD

Jai Oan Cho (KAIST), Hwa-Young Jung (KAIST), Sung Gil Shin (KAIST), Jaehyung Sim (KAIST), Jeong Ik Lee (KAIST)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1765-1767

Research on the CFD Scheme to Analyze the Sublimation of Uranium Hexafluoride

Tianyu Wang (Harbin Engineering University), Zhaofei Tian (Harbin Engineering University), Hao Yan (CNNC Xinneng Engineering Co., Ltd.), Chaoran Yang (CNNC Shaanxi Uranium Enrichment Co., Ltd.), Guangliang Chen (Harbin Engineering University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1768-1771

Design and Analysis of the Priority-Ranking-RIF-CFD Scheme for PWR Core

Hao Qian (Harbin Engineering University), Guangliang Chen (Harbin Engineering University), Rui Ma (China Ship Development and Design Center)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1772-1775

Towards Understanding the Thermal-Hydraulic Distortion of using Surrogate Fluids for FHRs Development

Amir Ali (Idaho State University), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth University), Arturo Cabral (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1779-1782

Prediction of Departure from Nucleate Boiling Using Two-Fluid CFD Model

Danny Ouk (University of Massachusetts at Lowell), Subash L. Sharma (University of Massachusetts Lowell)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1783-1786

STAR CCM+ simulation of the Helium-3 neutron capture reaction effect on the Helium-3 Negative Reactivity Insertion (HENRI) cartridge operation

Cole Leingang (Oregon State University), Guillaume P. Mignot (Oregon State University)

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MELCOR Modeling of a 350 MWt Small Modular Reactor

Yukun Zhou (Xi'an Jiaotong University), Jun Wang (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1793-1797

CFD Simulations of the Sodium Cartridge Loop of the Versatile Test Reactor

Zhengting Quan (Purdue University), Ran Kong (Purdue University), Adam J. Dix (Purdue University), Seungjin Kim (Purdue University), Mamoru Ishii (Purdue University), Mitchell T. Farmer (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1798-1800

CFD Thermal Analysis over a Narrow Channel for the Investigation of the PCM Solidification Criteria

Yonadan Choi (KAIST), Yong Hoon Jeong (KAIST)

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CFD Analysis of the HTGR Reactor Response to Depressurization Accidents

Shripad T. Revankar (Purdue University), Navneeth Srinivasan (Indian Institute of Techynology Madras)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1807-1811

CFD Simulation of the LBE Loop in the Hybrid Fast and Thermal Subcritical Testbed

Ran Kong (Purdue University), Seungjin Kim (Purdue University), Robert Nicholas Wahlen (Niowave, Inc.), Terry L. Grimm (Niowave, Inc.)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1812-1814

CFD ANALYSIS OF THE MASS TRANSFER PHENOMENOM BETWEEN XENON-135 AND HELIUM BUBBLES

Anthony G. Bowers (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Subash L. Sharma (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Maureen A. Howley (University of Massachusetts Lowell)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1815-1818

Experimental Investigation of a Supersonic Jet Impinging on a Concave Cylindrical Surface

Blake Maher (Texas A&M University), Duy-Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1821-1824

NIMBLE Microreactor Testing Platform for TREAT: Preliminary Thermal-Hydraulic Considerations

Aaron S. Epiney (Idaho National Laboratory), Begona Aranguren (Texas A&M University College Station), John Darrell Bess (Idaho National Laboratory), Daniel B. Chapman (Idaho National Laboratory), Kayla Clements (University of Florida), Austin D. Fleming (Idaho National Laboratory), Justin T. Johnson (Idaho National Laboratory), Matthew R. Ramirez (Idaho National Laboratory), Daniel Michael Wachs (Idaho National Laboratory), Kevan D. Weaver (Idaho National Laboratory), Nicolas Eric Woolstenhulme (Idaho National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1825-1828

Transient Testing of Natural Circulation Flow in Cartridge Experiments

Daniel C. Sweeney (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Christian M. Petrie (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Richard H. Howard (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), David Felde (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Joel L. McDuffee (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1829-1832

Designing a High Temperature and Radiation Resistant Magnetic Pump Coupler

Matthew T. Weathered (Argonne National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1833-1836

Investigation of the Near Wake of a Sphere Using Time-Resolved Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry

Robert Muyshondt (Texas A&M University), Duy-Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University), N.K. Anand (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1837-1840

Behavior of a Scaled Water-Cooled Reactor Cavity Cooling System under Hypothetical Accident Conditions

Rodolfo Vaghetto (Texas A&M University), Se Ro Yang (Texas A&M University), Demarkus Hodge (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1843-1846

Experimental investigation of cross-flow vortex structures in the wake region of a sphere using time-resolved PIV and POD analysis

Duy-Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M University), Robert Muyshondt (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University), N.K. Anand (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1847-1850

Redevelopment of Vanadium Wire Sodium Oxygen Measurement Technique and Correlation to Plugging Meter for VTR Applications

Andrew Charles Napora (University of Wisconsin - Madison), Jordan Rein (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Jacob Larson (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Matthew T. Weathered (Argonne National Laboratory), Mark Anderson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1851-1854

Preliminary Design Optimization Study of Heat Pipe for Space Reactor Application

Ye Yeong Park (UNIST), In Cheol Bang* (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1855-1856

Designing an Experimental Tool to Protect using HWA Between Pebbles Inside The PBR

Muhna N Alshammari (Missouri University of Science and Technology), Muthanna Al H. Dahhan (Missouri University of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1857-1860

Flow Rate Estimation from Transient Temperature Response of a Forced Convection Molten Salt Test Facility

Ojasvin Arora (Texas A&M University), Se Ro Yang (Texas A&M University), Rodolfo Vaghetto (Texas A&M University), Yassin A. Hassan (Texas A&M University)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1863-1866

Investigating the validity of the Boussinesq approximation on natural circulation of molten salt with internal heat source using OpenFOAM

DongHun Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), In Cheol Bang (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1867-1870

Molten Salt Air-Cooled Heat Exchanger Fluid Dynamics

Nolan Goth (ORNL), Marilyn Delgado (Texas A&M University College Station), Trevor Kent Howard (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Kevin R. Robb (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1871-1874

Restoring U.S. Global Nuclear Competitiveness

Nicolas E. Stauff

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1877-1877

Policy: Barriers to Rapid Deep Decarbonization with Nuclear and Strategies for Overcoming Them

Eric G. Meyer

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1878-1878

Communications: Pitch your Ph.D.

Nicolas E. Stauff

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1879-1879

Professional Development: ANS Congressional Fellowship

Harsh S. Desai

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1880-1880

Research and Test Reactor Pandemic Response

Hilary Lane

Transactions / Volume 123 / Number 1 / November 2020 / Pages 1881-1881