The eight International Serpent User Group Meeting was hosted by Aalto University in Espoo, Finland, May 29 - June 1, 2018. The meeting brought together some 40 Serpent users from 22 Organizations in 11 countries around the world.

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

Presentations - Day 1

• Jaakko Leppδnen (VTT) - Greetings from the Serpent Developer Team & Current Status and Future Plans for Serpent 2

Presentations - Day 2

• Ville Valtavirta (VTT) - Kraken – the New Platform for Reactor Simulations at VTT
• Henri Loukusa (VTT) - FINIX Fuel Behavior Module
• Ville Sahlberg (VTT) - Hexagonal Nodal Diffusion in Ants
• Eric Dorval (VTT) - On the Generation of Collision-Probability Matrices with Serpent 2
• Antti Rintala (VTT) - Diffusion Coefficients and Critical Spectrum Methods in Serpent
• Yurii Bilodid (HZDR) - Serpent Solution of X2 Benchmark Fresh Core HZP
• Alexander Aures (GRS) - Application of Serpent for Fuel Assembly Bowing and SPERT III Static Calculations
• Jeremy Bousquet (GRS) - Cross Section Generation for Fast Reactors with Serpent
• Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Modeling of Phenix EOL Experiments with Serpent-DYN3D
• Emil Fridman (HZDR) - Current Applications of Serpent in the Euratom Project ESFR-SMART
• Ville Rintala (LUT) - Serpent Related Activities in LUT

Presentations - Day 3

• Toni Kaltiaisenaho (VTT) - Upcoming Features in Serpent Photon Transport Mode
• Silja Hδkkinen (VTT) - Applying Variance Reduction in Shielding Analysis with Serpent
• Valentyn Bykov (Nagra) - Adaptation of the Nagra Activation Analysis Methodology to Serpent
• Diego Ferraro (KIT) - Transient Calculations for a PWR Minicore using Serpent 2
• Lydie GIOT (CNRS/IN2P3) - Decay Heat Calculations with Serpent
• Riku Tuominen (VTT) - New Energy Deposition Treatment in Serpent 2
• Ville Valtavirta (VTT) - Novel Way for Calculating Temperature Derivatives in Serpent
• Dirceu F. da Cruz (NRG) - Uncertainty due to Nuclear Data for an MTR Core
• Nicholas Brown (Penn State) - Recent Applications of Serpent Related to Nuclear Technology Research and Development
• Alexander Aures (GRS) - A Hybrid Deterministic / Stochastic Calculation Model for Transient Analysis

Presentations - Day 4

• Bethany Colling (UKAEA) - Using Serpent in Nuclear Fusion Analysis
• Anze Pungercic (JSI) - TRIGA Burnup Calculations Using Serpent
• Mikhail Onegin (NRC KI) - Neutronic Calculations of Reactor PIK Using Serpent Code
• Jaakko Kuopanportti (Fortum) - Utilization of Serpent for Practical Applications at Fortum
• Alexander Ponomarev (PSI) - Application of Serpent 2 for Sodium Fast Reactor Neutronics and Safety Analysis

Related material

• Final meeting program

Participating organizations

•Aalto University, Finland
•Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
•CNRS/IN2P3 Subatech, France
•Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Auhtority (STUK)
•Fortum, Finland
•GRS gGmbH, Germany
•Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Germany
•Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI), Slovenia
•Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
•Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
•Nagra, Switzerland
•Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG), Netherlands
•Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI). Switzerland
•Penn State University, USA
•PNPI of NRC KI, Russia
•ŠKODA JS, a.s., Czech Republic
•Technische Universitδt Mόnchen/FRM 2, Germany
•Teollisuuden Voima (TVO), Finland
•United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)
•University of Cambridge, UK
•University of Manchester, UK
•VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

All presentations in a single zip-compressed file (49M)