4th International Workshop on ADSR systems and Thorium

from Tuesday, 30 August 2016 (18:00) to Friday, 2 September 2016 (17:30)
Huddersfield

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
30 Aug 2016
31 Aug 2016
1 Sep 2016
2 Sep 2016
AM
09:00 --- Registration ---
09:30 Thorium power - where are we? - Robert Cywinski (U)   ()
10:15 Energy Efficiency of Accelerator Driven Sub-critical Reactors for Nuclear Waste Transmutation - Malek Haj Tahar (Brookhaven)   ()
10:45 Thorium Fuelled reactors: do they need an accelerator? - Roger Barlow (University of Huddersfield (GB))   ()
11:00 --- Coffee ---
11:30 The Future of Nuclear Energy; Chemistry is the Problem, Accelerators the Solution - Dr Charlie Bowman (ADNA Corporation)   ()
09:30 iThEC ADS Initiatives - Maurice Bourquin (University of Geneva)   ()
10:15 Current research on ADS at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research - Miroslav Zeman (Brno University of Technology)   ()
10:45 --- Coffee ---
11:15 the present status and future plans of Chinese ADS project - Yuan He (IMPCAS)   ()
09:30 Practical experience of running the ISIS proton accelerator spallation source - John Thomason (STFC)   ()
10:00 A compact, high power FFAG proton driver for ADS - Carol Johnstone (Fermilab)   ()
10:30 Studies of The PSI Injector II high current cyclotron - Anna Maria Kolano (CERN)   ()
10:45 Simulation and parametrisation of spallation neutron distributions - Asiya Rummana (Huddersfield)   ()
11:00 --- Coffee ---
11:30 Recent developments of high purity niobium metal ingots for ADS applications - Gustavo Abdo (BMM)   ()
PM
18:00 --- Informal gathering ---
12:00 Low Cost is Mandatory for Widespread Success - Mr Lars Jorgensen (ThorCon, Royal Oaks, CA, USA)   ()
12:30 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)   ()
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00 MYRRHA project status and contribution for HLW management and SMR based on Lead Technology - Hamid Aït Abderrahim (SCK.CEN)   ()
14:45 Accelerator Reliability requirements for ADS: the MYRRHA project goals - Dr Tomas Junquera (Accelerator and Cryogenic Systems)   ()
15:15 Modelling accelerator reliability - Miha Rescic   ()
15:30 --- Tea ---
16:00 Prototyping activities in view of realising the phase 1 accelerator for MYRRHA - Dirk Vandeplassche (SCK-CEN)   ()
16:30 GEANT4 SIMULATIONS OF PROTON-INDUCED SPALLATION FOR APPLICATIONS IN ADSR SYSTEMS - Mr David Sangcheol Lee (IIAA)   ()
17:00 --- Reception ---
12:00 Reliability and fault-tolerance strategy in CADS linac and beam commissioning of CADS injector-I - Cai Meng (ihep)   ()
12:45 --- Lunch ---
13:30 Status and challenges of the European Spallation Source - Roland Garoby (European Spallation Source ERIC)   ()
14:15 The Beam Raster System of the European Spallation Source - Heine Thomsen (Aarhus University, Denmark)   ()
14:45 --- Tea ---
15:15 Reliability of high power neutron sources in the design phase - Enric Bargalló (European Spallation Source)   ()
15:45 An Overview of the High Power Radio-Frequency Distribution System of the ESS - Norman Turner (University of Huddersfield)   ()
16:05 DOE/NNSA paying for an ADS pilot plant to dispose of WGU? - Rolland Johnson (Muons, Inc.)   ()
19:30 --- Conference Dinner ---
12:00 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 ADSRs and Thorium power - what next?   ()
13:00 --- Lunch ---