The fourth International Serpent User Group Meeting was hosted by the University of Cambridge, on September 17-19, 2014. The meeting brought together 34 Serpent users from 18 Organizations around the world.

The Serpent developer team wants to thank all participants for interesting presentations and discussion, and University of Cambridge for organizing and hosting the event.

Presentations - Day 1

• Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - Greetings from Serpent Developer Team
• Eugene Shwageraus (University of Cambridge) - Nuclear Energy Education and Research
• Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - Automated calculation sequence for group constant generation in Serpent 2
• Maria Pusa (VTT) - Homogeneous diffusion flux solver in Serpent 2
• Mathieu Hursin (PSI) - Use of SERPENT at PSI/EPFL for thermal system analysis
• Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Generation of SFR few-group constants by Serpent
• Andrew Hall (University of Michigan) - Advanced 3D Cross Section Generation for Axially Heterogeneous Cores (RBWR)
• Bernard Erasmus (NECSA) - Using Serpent 2 as a cross section generation tool for the OSCAR-4 code system
• Diego Ferraro (INVAP) - INVAP's experience using Serpent code for cell and core calculations
• Ville Valtavirta (VTT) - Status and development of multi-physics capabilities in Serpent 2
• Tuomas Viitanen (VTT) - TMS On-the-fly Temperature Treatment in Serpent
• Dan Kotlyar (University of Cambridge) - Coupled Serpent-thermal hydraulic analysis: BWR assembly test case
• Mirian Dδubler (KIT) - Demonstration of Full PWR Core Coupled Monte Carlo Neutron Transport and Thermal-Hydraulic Simulations Using Serpent 2/SUBCHANFLOW
• Manuele Aufiero (LPSC) - Dynamically linked Serpent/OpenFOAM in transient mode

Presentations - Day 2

• Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - New CAD and unstructured mesh based geometry types in Serpent 2
• Toni Kaltiaisenaho (VTT) - New photon transport model in Serpent 2
• Mari Pusa (VTT) - Higher-order Chebyshev Rational Approximation Method (CRAM) and application to Burnup Calculations
• Manuele Aufiero (LPSC) - Perturbation/sensitivity calculations with Serpent
• Tuomas Viitanen (VTT) - Track-length estimator capability in Serpent

Presentations - Day 3

• Hassan Mohamed (University of Cambridge) - Modeling a Pin-Type Fuel Assembly for a Small Fluoride Salt Cooled High Temperature Reactor (FHR)
• Sandro Pelloni (PSI) - Sodium void coefficient map by Serpent
• Radoslav Zajac (VUJE, a.s.) - Serpent Code Using in ALLEGRO Project
• Volodymyr Gulik (University of Tartu) - The use of Serpent code for investigations at the University of Tartu
• Kien Trinh (University of Cambridge) - Modelling of a once-through MSR without online fuel processing
• Jimmy Chow (AECL) - Modeling the ZED-2 Reactor w/ Serpent/MCNP/KENO
• Yaniv Shaposhnik (BGU) - IAEA 10 MWth MTR benchmark static calculation with SERPENT code

Related material

• Final meeting program

Participating organizations

• Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Canada
• Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
• Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE), UK
• Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear (CDTN), Brazil
• Gesellschaft fόr Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS), Germany
• Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Germany
• INVAP, Argentina
• Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
• Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie de Grenoble (LPSC), France
• South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA), South Africa
• Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Switzerland
• University of Cambridge, UK
• University of Manchester, UK
• University of Michigan, USA
• University of Sheffield, UK
• University of Tartu, Estonia
• VUJE, a.s., Slovakia
• VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

All presentations in a single zip-compressed file (55M)