The June bulletin covers the following items:
Advanced Nuclear Reactor Safety Issues and Research Needs
Workshop Proceedings, Paris, France, 18-20 February 2002
Basic Studies on High-temperature Engineering
Second Information Exchange Meeting, Paris, France, 10-12 October 2001
Establishing and Communicating Confidence in the Safety of Deep Geologic Disposal
Approaches and Arguments
Etablir et faire partager la confiance dans la sûreté des dépôts en grande profondeur
Approches et arguments
Bilingual, 188 pages.
Accelerator-Driven Systems (ADS) and Fast Reactors (FR) in Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycles - A Comparative Study
ISBN 92-64-18482-1. 352 pages (3.6 mb).
Table of contents (links to individual chapters in pdf format); single file download (pdf format, 3.6 mb).
The third Nuclear Science Committee workshop on the Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators was held in Santa Fe, USA, on 12-16 May 2002. The following topics were discussed:
The NSC Working Party on International Nuclear Data Evaluation Cooperation (WPEC) met on 23-24 May 2002 at the Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM), Geel, Belgium. The Working Party decided to establish a new working group to recommend the nuclear data modifications necessary for improving the reactivity predictions in Light Water Reactors (LWR). An electronic discussion group (http:/www.oecd-nea.org/lists/ueval.html) has been set up to facilitate the communication and exchange of ideas. The meeting was preceded by a workshop on nuclear model codes, during which the developers of nuclear reaction model codes agreed to establish a subroutines library. More information about the WPEC is available at http:/www.oecd-nea.org/science/wpec/.
The JEFF Project has issued a new release of its General Purpose Library (JEFF-3.0). This library contains neutron-induced reaction data for 340 materials and five thermal scattering datasets. A CD-ROM containing the entire library can be obtained upon request from the NEA Data Bank (contact email@example.com). The library will be available for registered users via the online EVA database soon. Pointwise and groupwise formats, as well an ACE format library, will be made available later. More information is available at http:/www.oecd-nea.org/dbdata/projects/.
Computer program services
A page listing all new programs available in the last 12 months can be found at http:/www.oecd-nea.org/dbprog/cpsnew.html.
New software packages available from the Data Bank
|29-MAY-2002||CCC-0547||DANTSYS3.0, 1-D, 2-D MultiGroup Discrete Ordinate Method Transport (Arrived)|
|29-MAY-2002||NEA-1663||PLUTON, 3-Gr. Neutronic Code for Burnup Analysis of Isotope Generation & Depletion in Highly Irradiated LWR Fuel Rods (Arrived)|
|15-MAY-2002||CCC-0709||TDTORT: Time-Dependent, 3-D, Discrete Ordinates, Neutron Transport Code System with Delayed Neutrons (Arrived)|
|13-MAY-2002||NEA-0842||SRAC, Cell Calculation with Burnup, Fuel Management for Thermal Reactors (Arrived)|
|13-MAY-2002||DLC-0042||ZZ CLEAR/42B, 126 Neutron-Group, 36 Gamma-Group Coupled Cross-Section in AMPX, CCCC Format, for LMFBR (Arrived)|
|10-MAY-2002||NEA-1652||GEM, Monte-Carlo Code for Simulation a Decaying Process of an Excited Nucleus (Arrived)|
|10-MAY-2002||NEA-1653||NMTC/JAM, Simulates High Energy Nuclear Reactions and Nuclear-Meson Transport Processes (Arrived)|
Instructions on retrieving material from the NEA may be found at http://www.oecd-nea.org. Please note that scientific database access is only available to residents of OECD/NEA Data Bank member countries.
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