The sixth International Serpent User Group Meeting was hosted by the Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy, on September 26-29, 2016. The meeting brought together more than 40 Serpent users from 24 Organizations around the world.

The Serpent developer team wants to thank all participants for interesting presentations and discussion, and Politecnico di Milano for organizing and hosting the event.

Presentations - Day 1

•Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - Greetings from the Serpent developer team

Presentations - Day 2

•Emil Fridman (HZDR) - An updated approach to calculation of diffusion coefficients
•Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - Status and recent progress in photon transport in Serpent 2
•Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - Development of variance reduction capability in Serpent 2
•Ville Valtavirta (VTT) - Coupled time dependent simulations with Serpent 2.1.27
•Ville Valtavirta (VTT) - Hands off/on introduction to coupled calculations with Serpent 2.1.27
•Mohammad Hessan (RWTH University of Aachen) - Delayed Neutron Treatment in the Dynamic Simulation Mode of Serpent 2
•Mikolaj Kowalski (University of Cambridge) - The development of Serpent-OpenFOAM environment for multi-physics calculations in Swierk Computing Centre
•Leslie Kerby (INL) - Serpent Research at Idaho National Laboratory
•Amine Bouhaddane (VUJE, a.s.) - SERPENT activities at VUJE, a.s
•Stefano Lorenzi (PoliMi) - Serpent activities at PoliMi
•Jinsu Park (UNIST) - Consistent code-to-code comparison of pincell depletion benchmark
•Mark DeHart (INL) - The Use of Serpent 2 in Support of Modeling of the Transient Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory

Presentations - Day 3

•Giorgio Baiocco (NINE) - Group constant generation for PARCS using Helios and Serpent and comparison to Serpent 3D model
•Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Micro-depletion and decay heat calculations with Serpent-DYN3D
•Evgeny Nikitin (HZDR) - Modeling of Phenix EOL experiments with Serpent-DYN3D
•Nathaniel Read (University of Cambridge) - Application of Anisotropic Diffusion Coefficient Formalism to RBWR Modelling
•Manuele Aufiero (UC Berkeley) - Nuclear data uncertainty quantification in SFR, LFR, and MSR via Monte Carlo perturbation theory
•Dan Kotlyar (University of Cambridge) - Incorporating GPT into the sub-step methodology for coupled MC codes
•Giorgio Baiocco (NINE) - Uncertainty quantification using SCALE 6.2 package and GPT techniques implemented in Serpent 2

Presentations - Day 4

•Olga Negri (University of Manchester) - Coupling of Serpent and OpenFoam for MSR analysis
•Alisha Kasam (University of Cambridge) - Neutronic Feasibility of a BreedBurn Molten Salt Reactor
•Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Application of Serpent in EU FP7 project FREYA: Fast Reactor Experiments for hYbrid Applications
•Mikhail Onegin (PNPI) - Influence of pins with burnable poisons in FA on peaking power factor of reactor PIK
•Paolo Venneri (KAIST) - Serpent Neutronic Calculations of Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Reactors
•Tuomas Viitanen (VTT) - Calculating Neutron Dosimeter Activation in VVER-440 Surveillance Chains Using New Variation Reduction Techniques of Serpent 2.1.27
•Yousef Alzaben (KIT) - On the use of Serpent for SMR modeling and cross section generation
•Riku Tuominen (VTT) - SMR multi-physics calculations with Serpent at VTT

Related material

• Final meeting program

Participating organizations

•ANSTO, Australia
•Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
•Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
•ENEA, Italy
•Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
•Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Germany
•Idaho National Laboratory (INL), USA
•Idaho State University, USA
•Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI), Slovenia
•Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
•Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
•Nuclear and Industrial Engineering (NINE), Italy
•Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute (PNPI), Russia
•Politecnico di Milano, Italy
•Politecnico di Torino, Italy
•RWTH University Aachen, Germany
•Uiversity of California, Berkeley, USA
•Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Korea
•University of Bologna, Italy
•University of Cambridge, UK
•University of Manchester, UK
•University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
•VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
•VUJE, a.s., Slovakia

All presentations in a single zip-compressed file (83M)