NEA Monthly News Bulletin - September 2011

New at the NEA

The NEA makes presentations at the World Nuclear University Summer Institute

This summer, the NEA was invited to make several presentations during the World Nuclear University (WNU) Summer Institute held on 9 July-20 August 2011 at the University of Oxford's Christ Church College. Deputy Director-General Janice Dunn Lee gave an overview of the NEA, while Nuclear Safety Specialist Larry Burkhart discussed the Multinational Design Evaluation Programme (MDEP) and Senior Legal Adviser Ximena Vasquez-Maignan gave a presentation on nuclear law.

Supported annually by the NEA, this year's WNU brought together 80 fellows from 25 countries to attend an intensive six-week nuclear leadership development programme. The Summer Institute addresses important issues related to the development of peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology and helps foster a global perspective of how different countries are addressing these concerns. This year's programme featured a special session to discuss the impact and lessons learnt from the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.


New publications

Free publications are available at this link. Paper copies may be requested by sending an e-mail.

Publications on sale can be ordered at the OECD bookshop.

Carbon Pricing, Power Markets and the Competitiveness of Nuclear Power
ISBN: 978-92-64-11887-4, 108 pages.
Price: € 33, US$ 46, £ 29, ¥ 4 200.

Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 87
Published twice a year, the Nuclear Law Bulletin covers legislative developments in almost 60 countries around the world as well as reporting on relevant jurisprudence and administrative decisions, bilateral and international agreements and regulatory activities of international organisations. This publication is available by subscription through the OECD bookshop.

ISSN: 0304-341X, approximately 110 pages.
Annual subscription: € 116, US$ 150, £ 92, ¥ 16 500.
Disponible également en français.


Nuclear law

11th session of the International School of Nuclear Law

The 11th session of the International School of Nuclear Law (ISNL), a unique academic programme organised by the NEA and the University of Montpellier 1, took place on 22 August-2 September. Over the past eleven sessions, the ISNL has trained more than 600 participants from around the world. This session brought together 56 participants from 33 countries who benefited from lectures delivered by 25 highly renowned experts. Mr. Paul Bowden from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer served as programme leader and engaged participants in various Q&A sessions and case studies. A special panel was organised to address the Fukushima Daiichi accident and its impact on nuclear safety, radiological protection and emergency management instruments. Building on the success of the ISNL, the NEA has launched International Nuclear Law Essentials (INLE), a new one-week course in international nuclear law which will take place on 3-7 October 2011 in Paris.  More information on INLE.


Data Bank

NEA Data Bank newsletter

Computer program services

New computer programs available

31-AUG-11 IAEA0932 VIRGIN2010, Calculates Uncollided Neutron Flux and Neutron Reactions from Transmission in ENDF Format
(Tested)
31-AUG-11 IAEA1433 SPECTRA2010, Convert model and general tabulation to linearized spectra (MF=5)
(Tested)
31-AUG-11 IAEA0848 RECENT2010, Reconstruction of Cross Sections Data from Resonance Parameters
(Tested)
31-AUG-11 IAEA1314 RELABEL2010, Labels FORTRAN Statements in ENDF Format Processing Programs
(Tested)
31-AUG-11 IAEA0854 SIGMA1-2010, Doppler Broadening ENDF Format Linear-Linear. Interpolated Point Cross Section
(Tested)
31-AUG-11 IAEA1283 SIXPAK2010, ENDF Format Double Differential Cross Section Converter to Single Differential Format
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1313 MIXER2010, Cross Sections Calculations for a Composite Mixture of ENDF Format Material
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1379 PREPRO2010, Data Preparation and Management, Subsidiary Calculations (ENDF Format)
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1380 ACTIVATE2010, Activation Cross Section by Combining Cross Section and Multiplier (ENDF Format)
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1321 COMPLOT2010, Compare ENDF/B Plots of Reaction Data
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1312 MERGER2010, Merges ENDF/B Data by Material Number or Identifier
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1311 LINEAR2010, Linear-Linear Interpolation of ENDF Format Cross-Sections
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1310 LEGEND2010, Angular Distribution Table Calculations in ENDF Format
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA0849 GROUPIE2010, Bondarenko Self-Shielded Cross Sections from ENDF/B
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1309 FIXUP2010, ENDF Format Redundant Cross-Sections Check
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1322 EVALPLOT2010, ENDF Plots Cross Section, Angular Distribution and Energy Distribution
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1308 DICTIN2010, Reaction Index Generated for ENDF Format
(Tested)
30-AUG-11 IAEA1307 CONVERT2010, FORTRAN Program Converter for Different Computers
(Tested)
26-AUG-11 CCC-0781 VARSKIN 4 V4.0.0, Dose Calculation for Skin Contamination, with Sadde Input Generator
(Arrived)
24-AUG-11 NEA-1867 RAPID, RAdial power and burnup Prediction by following fissile Isotope Distribution in the pellet
(Tested)
19-AUG-11 CCC-0785 SCALE 6.1, Modular system for criticality, shielding, source term, fuel depletion/decay, inventories, reactor physics
(Arrived)
21-JUL-11 NEA-1865 KICHE 1.3, Kinetics of Iodine Chemistry in the Containment of LWRs under Severe Accident Conditions
(Tested)
21-JUL-11 NEA-1838 JASMINE V.3, Steam explosion simulation
(Tested)
24-JUN-11 NEA-1866 ZZ BUGJEFF311.BOLIB, JEFF-3.1.1 Broad-Group Coupled X Sect Lib. for LWR Shielding & Pressure Vessel Dosimetry Applic.
(Tested)

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