4th International Workshop on ADSR systems and Thorium

from Tuesday, August 30, 2016 (6:00 PM) to Friday, September 2, 2016 (5:30 PM)
Huddersfield

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Aug 30, 2016
Aug 31, 2016
Sep 1, 2016
Sep 2, 2016
AM
9:00 AM --- Registration ---
9:30 AM Thorium power - where are we? - Robert Cywinski (U)   ()
10:15 AM Energy Efficiency of Accelerator Driven Sub-critical Reactors for Nuclear Waste Transmutation - Malek Haj Tahar (Brookhaven)   ()
10:45 AM Thorium Fuelled reactors: do they need an accelerator? - Roger Barlow (University of Huddersfield (GB))   ()
11:00 AM --- Coffee ---
11:30 AM The Future of Nuclear Energy; Chemistry is the Problem, Accelerators the Solution - Dr Charlie Bowman (ADNA Corporation)   ()
9:30 AM iThEC ADS Initiatives - Maurice Bourquin (University of Geneva)   ()
10:15 AM Current research on ADS at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research - Miroslav Zeman (Brno University of Technology)   ()
10:45 AM --- Coffee ---
11:15 AM the present status and future plans of Chinese ADS project - Yuan He (IMPCAS)   ()
9:30 AM Practical experience of running the ISIS proton accelerator spallation source - John Thomason (STFC)   ()
10:00 AM A compact, high power FFAG proton driver for ADS - Carol Johnstone (Fermilab)   ()
10:30 AM Studies of The PSI Injector II high current cyclotron - Anna Maria Kolano (CERN)   ()
10:45 AM Simulation and parametrisation of spallation neutron distributions - Asiya Rummana (Huddersfield)   ()
11:00 AM --- Coffee ---
11:30 AM Recent developments of high purity niobium metal ingots for ADS applications - Gustavo Abdo (BMM)   ()
PM
6:00 PM --- Informal gathering ---
12:00 PM Low Cost is Mandatory for Widespread Success - Mr Lars Jorgensen (ThorCon, Royal Oaks, CA, USA)   ()
12:30 PM Virginia Tech Activities on the Design and Analysis of Advanced Subcritical Reactor Systems - Prof. Alireza Haghighat (1Nuclear Science and Engineering Lab (NSEL) at Arlington, Nuclear Engineering Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech)   ()
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM MYRRHA project status and contribution for HLW management and SMR based on Lead Technology - Hamid Aït Abderrahim (SCK.CEN)   ()
2:45 PM Accelerator Reliability requirements for ADS: the MYRRHA project goals - Dr Tomas Junquera (Accelerator and Cryogenic Systems)   ()
3:15 PM Modelling accelerator reliability - Miha Rescic   ()
3:30 PM --- Tea ---
4:00 PM Prototyping activities in view of realising the phase 1 accelerator for MYRRHA - Dirk Vandeplassche (SCK-CEN)   ()
4:30 PM GEANT4 SIMULATIONS OF PROTON-INDUCED SPALLATION FOR APPLICATIONS IN ADSR SYSTEMS - Mr David Sangcheol Lee (IIAA)   ()
5:00 PM --- Reception ---
12:00 PM Reliability and fault-tolerance strategy in CADS linac and beam commissioning of CADS injector-I - Cai Meng (ihep)   ()
12:45 PM --- Lunch ---
1:30 PM Status and challenges of the European Spallation Source - Roland Garoby (European Spallation Source ERIC)   ()
2:15 PM The Beam Raster System of the European Spallation Source - Heine Thomsen (Aarhus University, Denmark)   ()
2:45 PM --- Tea ---
3:15 PM Reliability of high power neutron sources in the design phase - Enric Bargalló (European Spallation Source)   ()
3:45 PM An Overview of the High Power Radio-Frequency Distribution System of the ESS - Norman Turner (University of Huddersfield)   ()
4:05 PM DOE/NNSA paying for an ADS pilot plant to dispose of WGU? - Rolland Johnson (Muons, Inc.)   ()
7:30 PM --- Conference Dinner ---
12:00 PM On the qualification of niobium materials for Superconducting Radio Frequency Cavity applications - Dr Ganapati Myneni (Accelerator R&D, Jefferson Lab, 12050 Jefferson Ave, MS 602, Newport News, VA 23606 USA)   ()
12:30 PM ADSRs and Thorium power - what next?   ()
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---