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  • Development of flow regime maps for lead lithium eutectic–helium flows 

    Mas de les Valls Ortiz, Elisabet; Cegielski, Andrzej; Jaros, Mark; Pérez-Ferragut, Marina; Batet Miracle, Lluís; Freixa Terradas, Jordi (2020-09-01)
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    nstitute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar (India) is currently involved in the design and development of its Lead-Lithium Ceramic Breeder (LLCB) module for testing in the International Thermo-nuclear Experimental ...
  • A compact fission detector for fission-tagging neutron capture experiments with radioactive fissile isotopes 

    Bacak, Michael; Aiche, Mourad; Bélier, Gilbert; Berthoumieux, Eric; Diakaki, Maria; Dupont, Emmeric; Gunsing, Frank; Kopecky, Stefan; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2020-04-21)
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    In the measurement of neutron capture cross-sections of fissile isotopes, the fission channel is a source of background which can be removed efficiently using the so-called fission-tagging or fission-veto technique. For ...
  • Investigation of the 240Pu (n, f) reaction at the n_TOF/EAR2 facility in the 9 meV–6 MeV range 

    Stamatopoulos, A.; Tsinganis, Andrea; Colonna, Nicola; Vlastou, Roza; Diakaki, Maria; Žugec, Petar; Gunsing, Frank; Sabaté-Gilarte, Marta; Barbagallo, Massimo; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (American Physical Society (APS), 2020-07-21)
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    Background: Nuclear waste management is considered amongst the major challenges in the field of nuclear energy. A possible means of addressing this issue is waste transmutation in advanced nuclear systems, whose operation ...
  • Modelado y resolución del problema del encapsulamiento de combustible nuclear gastado 

    Bautista Valhondo, Joaquín; Batet Miracle, Lluís; Mateo Doll, Manuel (2020-07-16)
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    En la gestión de residuos de combustible de las centrales nucleares españolas, está previsto activar los almacenes temporales individualizados (ATI) cuando se alcanza la saturación de la piscina destinada a albergar elementos ...
  • Modelling guidelines for safety analysis of Station Black Out sequences based on experiments at the PKL test facility 

    Freixa Terradas, Jordi; Martínez Quiroga, Víctor Manuel; Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc Josep (2020-04-01)
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    After the Fukushima accident, “stress-test” activities carried out worldwide pointed out the need to study additional accident management measures to deal with prolonged Station Black Out (SBO) scenarios. Without any ...
  • Measurement of the 154Gd(n,gamma) cross section and its astrophysical implications 

    Mazzoni, Alberto; Cristallo, Sergio; Aberle, O.; Alcayne Aicua, Víctor; Amaducci, Simone; Andrzejewski, Józef; Audouin, Ludmila; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (Elsevier, 2020-05-10)
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    The neutron capture cross section of 154Gd was measured from 1 eV to 300 keV in the experimental area located 185 m from the CERN n_TOF neutron spallation source, using a metallic sample of gadolinium, enriched to 67% in ...
  • Simultaneous measurement of neutron-induced capture and fission reactions at CERN 

    Guerrero, C.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Cano-Ott, D; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén (2012)
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    The measurement of the capture cross-section of fissile elements, of utmost importance for the design of innovative nuclear reactors and the management of nuclear waste, faces particular difficulties related to the -ray ...
  • Methodology for the improvement of the AINA code wall-model applied to DEMO WCPB blanket 

    Fabbri, Marco; Blas del Hoyo, Alfredo de; Riego Pérez, Albert; Dies Llovera, Javier; Zamora Poveda, Imanol; Baeza Pérez, Eduard (2017-11)
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    The present work describes and supports the methodology for the improvement of the wall model devel-oped in AINA and its specific application to the Japanese DEMO Water Cooled Pebbled Bed. The set-upand application of this ...
  • Research in plasma physics and fusion nuclear technology in the Department of Physics of UPC 

    Futatani, Shimpei; Mas de les Valls Ortiz, Elisabet; Suárez Cambra, Daniel; Batet Miracle, Lluís (2019-05)
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    Advanced Nuclear Technologies (ANT) Research Group of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has diverse fields of activity; research lines in the field of Nuclear Fusion are summarized in this article. Activities of ...
  • Measurement of the 70Ge(n,¿) cross section up to 300 keV at the CERN n_TOF facility 

    Lederer-Woods, C.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Battino, U.; Gunsing, Frank; Krticka, M.; Massimi, Cristian; Mingrone, Federica; Aberle, O.; Audouin, Ludmila; Bacak, M.; Barbagallo, Massimo; Beinrucker, C.; Berthoumieux, Eric; Bosnar, Damir; Brugger, Matthias; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Chen, Yu-Hsiang; Colonna, Nicola; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Cosentino, Luigi; Diakaki, M.; Domingo Pardo, César; Dressler, Rugard; Dupont, E.; Gonzalez Romero, E.; Goverdovski, A.; Griesmayer, E.; Jericha, E.; Kaeppeler, F.; Kadi, Y; Ketlerov, V.; Kimura, Atsushi; Leal-Cidoncha, E.; Leeb, H.; Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Losito, R.; Marganiec, J.; Mastromarco, M.; Musumarra, A.; Patronis, N.; Pavlik, A.; Rauscher, Thomas; Rubbia, C.; Sabaté-Gilarte, M.; Saxena, Avadh; Schmidt, Samuel; Stamatopoulos, A.; Tassan-Got, L.; Vannini, Gianni; Vlachoudis, V.; Wallner, A.; Wright, T.; Žugec, Petar (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-10-17)
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    Neutron capture data on intermediate mass nuclei are of key importance to nucleosynthesis in the weakcomponent of the slow neutron capture processes, which occurs in massive stars. The (n,¿) cross section on70Ge, which is ...
  • Regulatory framework for nuclear power plant fire safety and risk assessments from global perspective 

    Asamoah, Matthew; Díaz Bayona, Pedro; Dies Llovera, Javier; Blas del Hoyo, Alfredo de (2019)
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    The evolution of regulatory framework for fire safety and risk assessments at Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) is on-going globally. The first generation commercial NPPs were designed and operated with minimal radiological risk ...
  • Perfecting the use of hybrid models in scaling analysis 

    Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc Josep; Martínez Quiroga, Víctor Manuel; Freixa Terradas, Jordi (2019-12-01)
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    Different methodologies devoted to qualify Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) system-code nodalizations rely on Kv-scaled calculations as an essential tool for their purpose. In the framework of Power-To-Volume strategy, a Kv-scaled ...

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