LANL FIESTA Fission School & Workshop, Sep. 17-22, 2017

School and Workshop Agenda

[ Book of Abstracts ]

(rev. 9/17/17)

Sunday, September 17, 2017

6:30-8:00pmRegistration and Welcome Reception at the Eldorado Hotel

Monday, September 18, 2017



8:30am[ Lecture ] Fission Cross Section ExperimentsPaul Lisowski

Break, 10:00am

10:30am[ Lecture ] Fission Cross Section TheoryWalid Younes

Lunch, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

1:00pm[ Poster Session ]
2:00pm[ Practical Session ] Fission Cross Section with a Time Projection ChamberFredrik Tovesson, Kyle Schmitt

Break, 3:30pm

Workshop - Chair: Toshihiko Kawano

4:00pmIntroductory RemarksToshihiko Kawano
4:05pmThe Neutron-Induced Fission Fragment Tracking Experiment: High-Precision Fission Cross-Section Measurements with a Time Projection Chamber Nathaniel Bowden
4:30pmNeutron-Induced Fission Measurements at the CERN n_TOF FacilityAndreas Tsinganis
4:55pmNeutron Cross Section Evaluation of U-238Hyeong Il Kim

Break, 5:20pm

5:35pmMeasurement of the U-234(n,f) at CERN n_TOFEsther Leal Cidoncha
5:50pmInvestigation of the Surrogate Reaction Method via Simultaneous Measurement of Fission and Gamma Emission Probabilities of 240PuRicardo Pérez
6:05pmThe nELBE Neutron Time-of-Flight FacilityRoland Beyer

Adjourn, 6:20pm

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


8:30am[ Lecture ] Theory of Fission Product YieldsNicolas Schunck

Break, 10:00am

10:30am[ Lecture ] Experimental Description of Fission Fragment YieldsFanny Farget

Lunch, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

1:00pm[ Poster Session ]
2:00pm[ Practical Session ] Cumulative Fission Product Yields for 235UMatthew Gooden, Gencho Rusev

Break, 3:30pm

Workshop - Chair: Jørgen Randrup

4:00pmIntroductory RemarksJørgen Randrup
4:05pmNuclear Fission in a Real-Time Density Functional Theory Approach Aurel Bulgac
4:30pmDynamical Microscopic and Macro-Micro Approaches to Nuclear FissionSatoshi Chiba
4:55pm Dynamical Fission ModelArnie J. Sierk

Break, 5:20pm

5:35pmFission Dynamics with Microscopic Level DensitiesJørgen Randrup
5:50pmFragment Distributions of Transfer- and Fusion-Induced Fission in Inverse Kinematics. The Impact of the Excitation EnergyDiego Ramos-Doval
6:05pmIsotopic Distribution of Fission Fragments using Multi-Nucleon Transfer Reactions in Inverse KinematicsFanny Farget
6:20pmFission-Fragment Studies using γ-Ray SpectroscopyNikolaos Fotiades
6:35pmShort-Lived Fission Product Yield Measurements in 235U, 238U and 239PuJack Silano

Adjourn, 6:50pm

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Visit to LANSCE, Los Alamos

( School participants only )

Thursday, September 21, 2017


8:30am[ Lecture ] Theory of Neutron and γ Emission in FissionOlivier Serot

Break, 10:00am

10:30am[ Lecture ] Experimental Measurements of Prompt Fission Neutrons and γ RaysFranz-Josef Hambsch

Lunch, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

1:00pm[ Practical Session ] Analysis of FREYA and CGMF - Correlated Fission Modeling [ download Jupyter Notebook ] Ramona Vogt, Jackson Van Dyke

Break, 2:30pm

Workshop - Chair: Yaron Danon

3:00pmIntroductory RemarksYaron Danon
3:05pmStudy of Prompt Neutron Multiplicity in the 236U(γ,f)Audrey Chatillon
3:30pmPrompt Neutron Emission in the Reaction 235U(n,f)Alf Göök
3:55pmMeasurement of High-Energy Prompt γ Rays from Neutron-Induced Fission of 235U(n,f)Hiroyuki Makii

Break, 4:20pm

4:35pmPrompt γ Rays from the Spontaneous Fission of 252Cf and their Angular DistributionAndreas Oberstedt
5:00pmHigh-Energy Prompt Fission Neutron Spectrum Measurements for the Spontaneous Fission of 252Cf using a Multiple γ Tagging MethodEzekiel Blain
5:15pmPreliminary Results from the Triple Fission-Ejecta Correlations Trial (TRIFECTA) at ORNLWilliam Peters
5:30pmQuantifying the Impact of Theoretical Fission Yields on Prompt Particle ObservablesPatrick Jaffke
5:45pmChi-Nu Measurement of 235U and 239Pu Prompt Fission Neutron SpectraKeegan Kelly

Adjourn, 6:00pm

Conference Dinner, 6:30-9:00pm, Special Guest: J. Eric Lynn

Friday, September 22, 2017


8:30am[ Lecture ] Nuclear Safeguards, Monte Carlo Method, and MCNP: a Brief Review of our 70-Year HistoryAvneet Sood

Break, 10:00am

10:30am[ Lecture ] Fission Applications: Reactor PhysicsJean-Christophe Sublet

Lunch, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

1:00pm[ Practical Session ] Safeguards Applications of Nuclear DataCameron Bates, Madison Andrews

Break, 2:30pm

Workshop - Chair: Sara Pozzi

3:00pmIntroductory RemarksSara Pozzi
3:05pmOpenMC: an Open-Source Monte Carlo Code for Neutron Criticality SimulationsBen Forget
3:30pmDiagnostic Imaging Using Contrast from FissionPaul Hausladen

Break, 3:55pm

4:10pmEvidence of σ-χ-ν Correlations in Evaluated Data FilesEric Bauge
4:35pmApplication of LANL Fission Models to the Astrophysical r-ProcessMatthew Mumpower
4:50pmSensitivity Studies and MTAS Measurements for Decay Heat CalculationsWojciech Bielewski

Adjourn, 5:05pm

Good Bye FIESTA2017


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