Applied Anti-neutrino Physics 2013 (AAP2013)

COEX Conference Center, Room 300, Seoul, Korea

COEX Conference Center, Room 300, Seoul, Korea

Seoul, Korea
Adam Bernstein (LLNL), Thierry Lasserre (CEA), Yeongduk Kim (Sejong Univ. & IBS)
Applied Anti-neutrino Physics 2013 (AAP 2013)
Date: November 1~2, 2013
Venue: Room 300, COEX Convention Center, Seoul, KOREA
   This year, the 9th annual Applied Anti-neutrino Physics Workshop will be hosted by Institute for Basic Science (IBS), at the COEX conference center in Seoul, South Korea.
   The workshop will be held on November 1 (Friday) - 2 (Saturday), 2013. Conveniently for many travelers, it takes place directly after and at the same venue as the 2013 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium.
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   Applied Anti-neutrino Physics describes an ensemble of experimental and theoretical efforts which aim to use the anti-neutrino signal from nuclear reactors, and from the Earth itself, in order to address practical problems in nonproliferation and geology respectively. Since the 2004 inception of these workshops, groups worldwide have made considerable advances in defining and expanding the field, garnering interest from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which administers the world's most important nonproliferation regime, and from the geology/geophysics community.
   This meeting will focus on the current activities and future directions in these areas, including reviews of ongoing experimental programs, relevant theoretical developments in understanding of the reactor and geologic signal, overlapping developments in fundamental physics experiments, and a review of progress in gaining acceptance of this new tool from the nonproliferation and geology communities. Areas of particular interest include progress on coherent elastic neutrino nucleus scattering, short-baseline neutrino oscillation experiments and their overlap with reactor monitoring applications, and global progress on very large water Cerenkov and liquid scintillator anti-neutrino detectors for remote reactor monitoring. 

Workshop Chairs:  
Adam Bernstein - LLNL, Unite States
Yeongduk Kim - Sejong Univ. & IBS, South Korea
Thierry Lasserre - CEA, France
International Advisory Committee:
M. Battaglieri - INFN, Italy
M. Cribier - CEA, France
H. Kim - KNU, South Korea
J. Learned - Univ. of Hawaii, Unite States
W. McDonough - Univ. of Maryland, Unite States
F. Suekane - Tohoku Univ., Japan
A. Vacheret - Univ. of Oxford, United Kingdom
Y. Wang - IHEP, China
H. Wong - Sinica,Taiwan
Local Organizing Committee:
Kyungkwang Joo - CNU, South Korea
Hongjoo Kim - KNU, South Korea
Yeongduk Kim - Sejong Univ. & IBS, South Korea
Jeong-Yeon Lee - IBS, South Korea  
Gwangmin Sun - KAERI, South Korea
  • Abdoul-Aziz Zakari
  • Adam Bernstein
  • Alexander Chepurnov
  • Antonin Vacheret
  • bongho kim
  • cheungchan kim
  • David Reyna
  • Emmanuel Olaoluwa SOBADE
  • Eunju Jeon
  • H.K. Park
  • Hisataka Furuta
  • HongJoo Kim
  • HyunOk Kim
  • Jaison Lee
  • Jeong-Yeon Lee
  • JIN LI
  • Kang Soon Park
  • kean ha park
  • kyung Ju Ma
  • Marco Battaglieri
  • Mark Vagins
  • Mat Pyle
  • Matthieu Vivier
  • Mikhail Skorokhvatov
  • Minfang Yeh
  • Mohsin Jamil
  • Nam Young KIM
  • Patrick Huber
  • Pyungwon Ko
  • Romain Roncin
  • Seon-Hee Seo
  • Shugo Oguri
  • Siyeon Kim
  • sookhyung song
  • Stephen Lars Olsen
  • Steve Dye
  • Tenzing Joshi
  • Thierry Lasserre
  • Vladislav Kobychev
  • William McDonough
  • Yang Hwan Ahn
  • Yeongduk Kim
  • Yoshitaro Takaesu
  • Young-ju Ko
  • Yu Seon Jeong
  • Yufeng Li
  • Yuri Efremenko
  • Friday, November 1
    • 8:00 AM 9:00 AM
      Registration 1h
    • 9:00 AM 10:50 AM
      1st day: Session 1 [Applied Antineutrino Physics Overview]
      Convener: John Learned
      • 9:00 AM
        Welcoming address 10m
        Speaker: Adam Bernstein (LLNL)
      • 9:10 AM
        Announcement 10m
        Speaker: Yeongduk Kim (Sejong University)
      • 9:20 AM
        Reactor Antineutrino Physics Overview 30m
        Speaker: Thierry Lasserre (CEA)
      • 9:50 AM
        Safeguards and Nonproliferation Applications Overview and Status 30m
        Speaker: Adam Bernstein (LLNL)
      • 10:20 AM
        Geoneutrino studies of the Earth and a role for Hanohano 30m
        Speaker: William Mcdonough (University of Maryland)
    • 10:50 AM 11:20 AM
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 11:20 AM 12:40 PM
      1st day: Session 2 [Near Field Detectors I - Inverse Beta 1]
      Convener: Alex Bolozdynya
      • 11:20 AM
        France - Nucifer results (+STEREO status) 20m
        Speaker: Matthieu Vivier (CEA)
      • 11:40 AM
        HANARO project 20m
        Speaker: Jaison Lee (IBS)
      • 12:00 PM
        KASKA 20m
        Speaker: Hisataka Furuta (Tohoku Univ.)
      • 12:20 PM
        Reactor neutrino monitoring with a mobile plastic scintillator array (PANDA) 20m
        Speaker: Shugo Oguri (KEK)
    • 12:40 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h 20m
    • 2:00 PM 3:20 PM
      1st day: Session 3 [Near Field Detectors II - Inverse Beta 2]
      Convener: William Mcdonough (Univ. of Maryland)
      • 2:00 PM
        Industrial prototype of the liquid-scintillator detector for nuclear reactor monitoring by neutrino method 20m
        Speaker: Alexander Chepurnov (Lomonosov Moscow State Univ.)
      • 2:20 PM
        DANSS + Neutrino-4 20m
      • 2:40 PM
        Anti-neutrino monitoring development in the UK with segmented solid scintillator detector 20m
        Speaker: Antonin Vacheret (Oxford Univ.)
      • 3:00 PM
        US short-baseline experiment overview 20m
        Speaker: John Learned (Univ. of Hawaii)
    • 3:20 PM 3:50 PM
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 3:50 PM 5:10 PM
      1st day: Session 4 [Near Field Detectors III, Medium Field Detectors
      Convener: Mark Vagins (Tokyo Univ.)
      • 3:50 PM
        A new coherent scatter initiative at SNS 20m
        Speaker: Yuri Efremenko (Univ. of Tennessee)
      • 4:10 PM
        Noble liquid detectors 20m
        Speaker: Tenzing Joshi (UC Berkeley)
      • 4:30 PM
        Solid state detectors for coherent scatter detection 20m
        Speaker: Matt Pyle
      • 4:50 PM
        WATCHMAN 20m
        Speaker: Dr Bernstein Adam (LLNL)
    • 5:10 PM 6:00 PM
      Adjourn Day1 50m
    • 6:00 PM 8:00 PM
      AAP Banquet(At Korean reataurant, 'Chil-ryang') 2h
  • Saturday, November 2
    • 8:30 AM 9:00 AM
      Coffee 30m
    • 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
      2nd day: Session 1 [Far-Field Detectors]
      Convener: Yeongduk Kim (Sejong University)
      • 9:00 AM
        Far-Field monitoring of reactors - Overview 20m
        Speaker: John Learned (Univ. of Hawaii)
      • 9:20 AM
        Geoantineutrino detectors sensitivity - Overview for megaton 20m
        Speaker: Steve Dye (University of Hawaii)
      • 9:40 AM
        Hyper-K with Gd status (EGADS) 20m
        Speaker: M. Vagins (UC Irvine)
    • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 10:30 AM 11:50 AM
      2nd day: Session 2 [Theory and Simulations]
      Convener: Egorov V. (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research)
      • 10:30 AM
        Neutrino Oscillation Parameters - current status 20m
        Speaker: Yufeng Li (IHEP)
      • 10:50 AM
        Reactor Antineutrino Spectra, Theory and experimental data taking to improve spectra - Current status 20m
        Speaker: Patrick Huber (Virginia Tech)
      • 11:10 AM
        Deconvolving Fissile content from spectra 20m
        Speaker: Patrick Huber (Virginia Tech.)
      • 11:30 AM
        Ab-Initio Methods For Computing Reactor Neutrino Spectra 20m
        Speaker: Abdoul-Aziz ZAKARI (Subatech-Nantes CNRS)
    • 11:50 AM 1:30 PM
      Lunch 1h 40m
    • 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
      2nd day: Session 3 Detector Development move after IVB
      Convener: Steve Dye (Hwaii Pacific University)
      • 1:30 PM
        Doped liquid scintillators (Water or Oil) 20m
        Speaker: Minfang Yeh (BNL)
      • 1:50 PM
        Noble liquid and the future 20m
        Speaker: Alex Bolozdynya (Mephi)
      • 2:10 PM
        Neutrino directionality measurement with the Double Chooz experiment 20m
        Speaker: Romain Roncin (APC)
    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 3:00 PM 4:50 PM
      2nd day: Session 4 [Next Steps - Discussion Sessions]
      • 3:00 PM
        IAEA engagement opportunities 30m
        Speaker: Adam Bernstein (LLNL)
      • 3:30 PM
        SBL work and collaborations 30m
        Speaker: Thierry Lasserre (CEA)
      • 4:00 PM
        AAP 2014 venue candidates 20m
      • 4:20 PM
        Workshop summary and concluding remarks 30m
    • 4:50 PM 5:40 PM
      Worshop Adjourn 50m