The fifth International Serpent User Group Meeting was hosted by the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN, on October 13-16, 2015. The meeting brought together 41 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 Tennessee for organizing and hosting the event.

Presentations - Day 1

• Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - Greetings from Serpent Developer Team

Presentations - Day 2

• Tuomas Viitanen (VTT) - Temperature treatment capabilities in Serpent 2
• Ville Valtavirta (VTT) - Status and Development of Multi-physics Capabilities in Serpent 2
• Mohammad Hessan (RWTH Aachen University) - Delayed Neutron Treatment in Dynamic Mode of Serpent 2
• Dirceu da Cruz (NRG) - Uncertainty on Reactivity for an MTR Fuel Element due to Nuclear Data Uncertainties
• Manuele Aufiero (UC Berkeley) - Implementation of New Adjoint-based Methods for Sensitivity Analysis and Uncertainty Quantification in Serpent
• Daniel Wooten (UC Berkeley) - Advanced Depletion Extension for Reprocessing (ADER) for Serpent 2
• Aarno Isotalo (ORNL) - New Capabilities for the Chebyshev Rational Approximation Method (CRAM)
• Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Hybrid Micro-Depletion model in DYN3D
• Toni Kaltiaisenaho (VTT) - Photon transport mode in Serpent 2
• Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - New Features in Serpent 2 for Fusion Neutronics
• Paula Sirιn (VTT) - Generating of Fusion Plasma Neutron Source with AFSI for Serpent MC Neutronics Computing
• Andrew Davis (University of Wisconsin) - Plasma Neutron Source Modelling and CAD Based Particle Transport

Presentations - Day 3

• Riku Tuominen (VTT) - Coupling Serpent and OpenFOAM
• Ville Valtavirta (VTT) / Miriam Knebel (Juelich) - Monte Carlo neutron transport and thermal-hydraulic simulations using Serpent 2 /SUBCHANFLOW
• Ville Valtavirta (VTT) / Miriam Knebel (Juelich) - Validation of Serpent 2-DYNSUB tool chain using the Special Power Excursion Reactor Test III (SPERT III)
• Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Generation of SFR few-group constants by Serpent
• Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Modeling of thermal expansion effects in SFRs with Serpent/DYN3D

Presentations - Day 4

• Kyle Ramey (Georgia Tech.) - Establishing a Serpent Model for I2S-LWR First Core Analysis
• Diego Ferraro (INVAP) - OPAL Reactor Full 3-D Calculations Including Refueling
• Andrew Hall (University of Michigan) - Homogenization Methods for Full Core Solution of the Pn Transport Equations with 3-D Cross Sections
• Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Few-group XS generation for SFRs: lattice approach vs. full core approach
• Juan Luis Francois (National Autonomous University of Mexico) - Serpent Utilisation in Mexico
• Ondrej Novak (UTK / Czech Technical University in Prague) - Khmelnitski VVER-1000 benchmark
• Cole Gentry (UTK) - AHTR fuel optimization with Serpent
• Tomas Chrebet (VUJE) - Research of the safety concept and systems design of the Generation IV reactor ALLEGRO
• Tomas Chrebet (VUJE) - Research of reactivity control system of reactor ALLEGRO
• Tomas Chrebet (VUJE) - Criticality analysis of ALLEGRO Fuel Assemblies Configurations

Related material

• Final meeting program

Participating organizations

• Aalto University, Finland
• Argonne National Laboratory, USA
• Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
• Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany
• INVAP S.E, Argentina
• National Autonomous University of Mexico
• N.IN.E. - Nuclear and INdustrial Engineering S.r.l., Italy
• NRG, The Netherlands
• Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
• RWTH Aachen University, Germany
• Sandia National Laboratories, USA
• ThorCon Power, USA
• University of California, Berkeley, USA
• University of Michigan, USA
• University of Tennessee, USA
• University of Wisconsin, USA
• VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
• VUJE, a.s., Slovakia

All presentations in a single zip-compressed file (62M)