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Submissions from 2021

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Computational Assessment of Thermo-Hydraulic Performance of Al₂O₃-Water Nanofluid in Hexagonal Rod-Bundles Subchannel, F. Ahmed, M. A. Abir, Palash K. Bhowmik, V. Deshpande, A. S. Mollah, Dinesh Kumar, and Syed B. Alam

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Numerical Investigation of the Thermo-Hydraulic Performance of Water-Based Nanofluids in a Dimpled Channel Flow using Al₂O₃, CuO, and Hybrid Al₂O₃-CuO as Nanoparticles, Farid Ahmed, Md Atrehar Abir, Muhtasim Fuad, Farhana Akter, Palash K. Bhowmik, Syed B. Alam, and Dinesh Kumar

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Delayed Fast Neutron as an Indicator of Burn-Up for Nuclear Fuel Elements, T. Akyurek, Shoaib Usman, and S. B. Shoaib

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Simultaneous Experimental Evaluation of Pulse Shape and Deadtime Phenomenon of GM Detector, Bader Almutairi, Syed B. Alam, Cameron S. Goodwin, Shoaib Usman, and Tayfun Akyurek

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Optimizing the Moderator Geometry and Thickness for a Reactor-Based Slow Positron Source, Raed Alsulami, Mubarak Albarqi, Safwan Jaradat, Shoaib Usman, and Joseph T. Graham

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Redox Effects on the Structure and Properties of Na-Mo-Fe-Phosphate Glasses, Jincheng Bai, Richard K. Brow, Cheol-Woon Kim, Prashanth Sandineni, and Amitava Choudhury

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Design of Condensation Heat Transfer Experiment to Evaluate Scaling Distortion in Small Modular Reactor Safety Analysis, Palash K. Bhowmik, Joshua P. Schlegel, V. Kalra, C. Mills, and Shoaib Usman

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Real-Time Identification of Oxygen Vacancy Centers in LiNbO₃ and SrTiO₃ during Irradiation with High Energy Particles, Miguel L. Crespillo, Joseph T. Graham, Fernando Agulló-López, Yanwen Zhang, and William J. Weber

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Non-Radiative Luminescence Decay with Self-Trapped Hole Migration in Strontium Titanate: Interplay between Optical and Transport Properties, M. L. Crespillo, Joseph T. Graham, F. Agulló-López, Y. Zhang, and W. J. Weber

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Calcium Silicate Phosphate Cement with Samarium Oxide Additions for Neutron Shielding Applications in Nuclear Industry, Raul Florez, Alexandra Loaiza, Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo, and Henry A. Colorado

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Anisotropic Nanostructure Formation by Vapor Etching of Ion Tracks in α-Quartz, Maria C. Garcia Toro, Miguel L. Crespillo, Jose Olivares, and Joseph T. Graham

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Raman Characterization of Phonon Confinement and Strain Effects from Latent Ion Tracks in α-Quartz, Maria C. Garcia Toro, Miguel L. Crespillo, Jose Olivares, and Joseph T. Graham

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CFD Simulation of Helium Flow Loop Test Section, Monica Gehrig, Joshua P. Schlegel, Dennis Youchison, Arnold Lumsdaine, Charles Kessel, and Gary E. Mueller

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Comparison of a Semi-Analytic Variance Reduction Technique to Classical Monte Carlo Variance Reduction Techniques for High Aspect Ratio Pencil Beam Collimators for Emission Tomography Applications, Seth Kilby, Jack Fletcher, Zhongmin Jin, Ashish Avachat, Devin Imholte, Nicolas Woolstenhulme, Hyoung-Koo Lee, and Joseph T. Graham

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Quantitative Risk Assessment of a High Power Density Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Core using Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses, Dinesh Kumar, Syed B. Alam, Tuhfatur Ridwan, and Cameron S. Goodwin

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Assessment of Nucleation Boiling Models and Improvement by the Chen Correlation for Two-Fluid Model CFD, Yu Chen Lin, Yang Zhao, Mamoru Ishii, Joshua P. Schlegel, Kevin J. Hogan, and John R. Buchanan

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Electronic Structure and Thermal Conductivity of Zirconium Carbide with Hafnium Additions, Yue Zhou, William Fahrenholtz, Joseph T. Graham, and Greg Hilmas

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From Thermal Conductive to Thermal Insulating: Effect of Carbon Vacancy Content on Lattice Thermal Conductivity of ZrCₓ, Yue Zhou, William Fahrenholtz, Joseph T. Graham, and Greg Hilmas

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Two-Sensor Droplet-Capable Conductivity Probe for Measurement in Liquid Dispersed Flows, Qingzi Zhu; Xiaohong Yang; Guanyi Wang; Yikuan Yan; Joshua P. Schlegel; and For full list of authors, see publisher's website.

Submissions from 2020

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Neutronic Feasibility of Civil Marine Small Modular Reactor Core using Mixed D₂O + H₂O Coolant, Syed B. Alam; Bader Almutairi; Dinesh Kumar; Shakhawat H. Tanim; Safwan Jaradat; and For full list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Lattice Benchmarking of Deterministic, Monte Carlo and Hybrid Monte Carlo Reactor Physics Codes for the Soluble-Boron-Free SMR Cores, Syed B. Alam; Dinesh Kumar; Bader Almutairi; Tuhfatur Ridwan; Cameron S. Goodwin; and For full list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Automated Data Processing of Neutron Depth Profiling Spectra using an Artificial Neural Network, Mubarak Albarqi, Raed Alsulami, and Joseph T. Graham

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NIXE: Neutron Depth Profiling Coupled with Particle Induced X-Ray Emission, Mubarak Albarqi, Raed Alsulami, and Joseph T. Graham

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CFD Modeling of Hot-Channel for Potential High-Power Configuration of Missouri S&T Reactor, Thaqal Alhuzaymi, Ayodeji Babatunde Alajo, and Joshua P. Schlegel

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Experimental Evaluation of the Deadtime Phenomenon for GM Detector: Deadtime Dependence on Operating Voltages, Bader Almutairi, Syed B. Alam, Tayfun Akyurek, Cameron S. Goodwin, and Shoaib Usman

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Impact of Initial MCNP Spectrum Guess on Experiment-Based Neutron Spectrum Determination at Missouri S&T Reactor, Meshari ALQahtani and Ayodeji Babatunde Alajo

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A Review and Safety Aspects of Modular High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors, Salman M. Alshehri, Ibrahim A. Said, and Shoaib Usman

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Effect of Nonuniform Isoflux Heating on Natural Convection Heat Transfer in a Prismatic Modular Reactor, Salman M. Alshehri, Ibrahim A. Said, and Shoaib Usman

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Looking Inside a Prototype Compact X-Ray Tube Comprising CNT-Based Cold Cathode and Transmission-Type Anode, Ashish V. Avachat, Wesley W. Tucker, Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo, David Pommerenke, and Hyoung-Koo Lee

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Iron Polyphosphate Glasses for Waste Immobilization, Richard K. Brow, Cheol-Woon Kim, and Signo Tadeu Dos Reis

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Early Stage Oxidation of ZrC under 10 MeV Au³⁺ Ion-Irradiation at 800 °C, Raul Florez, Miguel L. Crespillo, Xiaoqing He, Tommi A. White, Greg Hilmas, William Fahrenholtz, and Joseph T. Graham

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The Irradiation Response of ZrC Ceramics under 10 MeV Au³⁺ Ion Irradiation at 800 ºC, Raul Florez, Miguel L. Crespillo, Xiaoqing He, Tommi A. White, Greg Hilmas, William Fahrenholtz, and Joseph T. Graham

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A Fast and Scalable Method for Quality Assurance of Deformable Image Registration on Lung CT Scans using Convolutional Neural Networks, Shaikat M. Galib, Hyoung-Koo Lee, Christopher L. Guy, Matthew J. Riblett, and Geoffrey D. Hugo

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CFD Analysis of S-Gamma Model Coupled with Two-Group Interfacial Area Transport Equations and AMUSIG Model for a Large Diameter Pipe, Sungje Hong, Joshua P. Schlegel, and Subash L. Sharma

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Correction To: A Source Biasing and Variance Reduction Technique for Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Modeling of Emission Tomography Problems (Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, (2019), 320, 1, (37-45), 10.1007/S10967-019-06457-1), Seth Kilby, Zhongmin Jin, Ashish Avachat, Bryant Kanies, Nicolas Woolstenhulme, Hyoung-Koo Lee, and Joseph T. Graham

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Improved Drift-Flux Correlation to Enhance the Prediction of Void Fraction in Nuclear Reactor Fuel Bundles at Low Flow and Elevated Pressure Conditions, Ikuo Kinoshita, Joshua P. Schlegel, and Takashi Hibiki

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Micro-CT Quantitative Evaluation of Graphite Nodules in SGI, Semen Naumovich Lekakh, Xueliang Zhang, Wesley Tucker, Hyoung-Koo Lee, Tara Selly, and James D. Schiffbauer

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Active Interrogation of Special Nuclear Material Containers using AmBe Quasi-Forward Biased Directional Source and PGNAA, Kyle M. Paaren, Seth Kilby, and Hyoung-Koo Lee

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Comparison of Active Interrogation Methods for Source Location in a Scattering and Absorbing Medium, Consisting of PGNAA, and an AmBe Quasi-Forward Biased Directional Source, Kyle M. Paaren, Seth Kilby, and Hyoung-Koo Lee

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Effects of Delaying Measurements of Concentration using Neutron Activation Analysis on Explosive Taggants, James Seman, Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo, and Catherine E. Johnson

Submissions from 2019

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Neutron Reflector Analysis for the Beam-Port of the Missouri S&T Reactor, Tayfun Akyurek, Warren S. Vaz, Ayodeji Babatunde Alajo, Jeffrey C. King, Shoaib Usman, and Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo

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Determination of Plutonium and Uranium Content and Burnup using Six Group Delayed Neutrons, T. Akyurek and Shoaib Usman

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Uncertainty Quantification of SMR Core Linear Power using Polynomial Chaos Method, Syed B. Alam, Bader Almutairi, Tuhfatur Ridwan, Dinesh Kumar, and Cameron S. Goodwin

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Uncertainty Quantification on Core Input Parameter for SFR Core using Polynomial Chaos, Syed B. Alam, Bader Almutairi, Tuhfatur Ridwan, Dinesh Kumar, and Cameron S. Goodwin

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Neutronic Investigation of Alternative & Composite Burnable Poisons for the Soluble-Boron-Free and Long Life Civil Marine Small Modular Reactor Cores, Syed B. Alam; Bader Almutairi; Tuhfatur Ridwan; Dinesh Kumar; Cameron S. Goodwin; and For full list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Coupled Neutronic/Thermal-Hydraulic Hot Channel Analysis of High Power Density Civil Marine SMR Cores, Syed B. Alam, Rodrigo G. G. de Oliveira, Cameron S. Goodwin, and Geoffrey T. Parks

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Assembly-Level Analyses of Accident-Tolerant Cladding Concepts for a Long-Life Civil Marine SMR Core using Micro-Heterogeneous Duplex Fuel, Syed B. Alam, Cameron S. Goodwin, and Geoffrey T. Parks

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Parametric Neutronics Analyses of Lattice Geometry and Coolant Candidates for a Soluble-Boron-Free Civil Marine SMR Core using Micro-Heterogeneous Duplex Fuel, Syed B. Alam, Cameron S. Goodwin, and Geoffrey T. Parks

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Small Modular Reactor Core Design for Civil Marine Propulsion using Micro-Heterogeneous Duplex Fuel. Part I: Assembly-Level Analysis, Syed B. Alam, Dinesh Kumar, Bader Almutairi, Palash Kumar Bhowmik, Cameron Goodwin, and Geoffrey T. Parks

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Small Modular Reactor Core Design for Civil Marine Propulsion using Micro-Heterogeneous Duplex Fuel. Part II: Whole-Core Analysis, Syed B. Alam, Tuhfatur Ridwan, Dinesh Kumar, Bader Almutairi, Cameron Goodwin, and Geoffrey T. Parks

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Neutron Flux Characterization of the Beam Port of the Missouri University of Science and Technology Reactor, Mubarak Albarqi, Raed Alsulami, Tayfun Akyurek, and Joseph T. Graham

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Neural Network Coupled with MCNP for Neutron Depth Profiling, Mubarak Albarqi, Raed Alsulami, and Joseph T. Graham

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Neutron Depth Profiling Measurement for Borophosphosilicate Glass (BPSG), Mubarak Albarqi, Raed Alsulami, and Joseph T. Graham

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Achieving High-Power Configuration in Missouri S&T Reactor (MSTR) for Potential Uprate, Thaqal Alhuzaymi and Ayodeji Babatunde Alajo

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Hot-Channel and Burnup Analysis for Potential High-Power Configuration of Missouri S&T Reactor, Thaqal Alhuzaymi and Ayodeji Babatunde Alajo

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Low-Power Core Reconfiguration for Missouri S&T Reactor (MSTR), Thaqal Alhuzaymi and Ayodeji Babatunde Alajo

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Reactor Physics Analysis of Thorium-Based Fuel for Long-Life SMR Cores using Seed-Blanket Fuel Concept, Bader Almutairi, Dinesh Kumar, Tuhfatur Ridwan, Syed B. Alam, Geoff Parks, Cameron S. Goodwin, and Shoaib Usman

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Voltage Dependent Pulse Shape Analysis of Geiger-Müller Counter, B. Almutairi, T. Akyurek, and Shoaib Usman

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The Effects of Internals and Low Aspect Ratio on the Fully Developed Flow Region and Bubble Properties in a Pilot-Plant Bubble Column, Hayder Al-Naseri, Joshua P. Schlegel, and Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

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Efficiency Optimization of a Positron Moderator Foil, Raed Alsulami, Mubarak Albarqi, S. Q. Jaradat, Joseph T. Graham, and Shoaib Usman

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Calculation and Tabulation of Efficiencies for Tungsten Foil Positron Moderators, R. Alsulami, M. Albarqi, S. Jaradat, Shoaib Usman, and Joseph T. Graham

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CFD Simulations of the Effect of In-Tube Twisted Tape Design on Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop in Natural Circulation, Salman Alzahrani and Shoaib Usman

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Numerical Investigation of Flow in Rod Bundle Subchannels on Natural Convection: Effect of Twisted Tapes, Salman Alzahrani and Shoaib Usman

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Particle-In-Cell Simulations of Electron Focusing for a Compact X-Ray Tube Comprising CNT-Based Electron Source and Transmission Type Anode, Ashish V. Avachat, Wesley W. Tucker, Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo, and Hyoung-Koo Lee

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Structure and Properties of Mo-Fe-Phosphate Glasses, Jincheng Bai, Jenhsien Hsu, Richard K. Brow, Cheol-Woon Kim, Joe Szabo, and Adam Zervos

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The Structure and Properties of Cesium Loaded Mo-Fe-Phosphate Glasses, Jincheng Bai, Jen Hsien Hsu, Prashanth Sandineni, Cheol-Woon Kim, and Richard K. Brow

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Recent Advances on Carrier and Exciton Self-Trapping in Strontium Titanate: Understanding the Luminescence Emissions, Miguel L. Crespillo, Joseph T. Graham, Fernando Agullo-Lopez, Yanwen Zhang, and William J. Weber

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The Blue Emission at 2.8 EV in Strontium Titanate: Evidence for a Radiative Transition of Self-Trapped Excitons from Unbound States, Miguel L. Crespillo, Joseph T. Graham, Fernando Agullo-Lopez, Y. Zhang, and William J. Weber

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The Material Characterization and Gamma Attenuation Properties of Portland Cement-Fe₃O₄ Composites for Potential Dry Cask Applications, Raul Florez, Henry A. Colorado, Ayodeji Babatunde Alajo, and Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo

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Evaluation of S-Gamma and AMUSIG Models for Solving Population Balance Equation of Coupled Two-Fluid Model for Large Diameter Channel, S. Hong and Joshua P. Schlegel

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Design and Optimization of a Pinhole Collimator for a High Resolution Emission Gamma Ray Tomography System using a Pixelated CZT Detector, Seth Kilby and Joseph T. Graham

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A Source Biasing and Variance Reduction Technique for Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Modeling of Emission Tomography Problems, Seth Kilby, Zhongmin Jin, Ashish Avachat, Bryant Kanies, Nicholas Woolstenhulme, Hyoung-Koo Lee, and Joseph T. Graham

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Methods of Use and Manufacture of Silver-Doped, Nano-Porous Hydroxyapatite, Cheol-Woon Kim and Richard K. Brow

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3D SPN Transport and Diffusion Approaches for the Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor Core using Deterministic Method, Dinesh Kumar, Bader Almutairi, Tuhfatur Ridwan, Syed B. Alam, and Cameron S. Goodwin

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3D Characterization of Structure and Micro-Porosity in Two Cast Irons with Spheroidal Graphite, Semen Naumovich Lekakh, Xueliang Zhang, Wesley Tucker, Hyoung-Koo Lee, Tara Selly, and James D. Schiffbauer

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A Modified Packed Bed Radial Porosity Correlation, Gary Edward Mueller

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Simulation Study of Alpha-Neutron Reactions from AmBe Directional Source using MCNP 6.1.1 with TENDL 2012, 2014, and 2017 Libraries, Kyle M. Paaren and Hyoung-Koo Lee

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Characterization of High-Temperature PCMs for Enhancing Passive Safety and Heat Removal Capabilities in Nuclear Reactor Systems, Rami M. Saeed, Joshua P. Schlegel, and R. Sawafta

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Plate Type Heat Exchanger for Thermal Energy Storage and Load Shifting Using Phase Change Material, Rami M. Saeed, Joshua P. Schlegel, R. Sawafta, and V. Kalra

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Gamma Spectral Analysis by Artificial Neural Network Coupled with Monte Carlo Simulations, Huseyin Sahiner and Xin Liu

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Reactive Not Proactive: Explosive Identification Taggant History and Introduction of the Nuclear Barcode Taggant Model, James Seman, Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo, and Catherine E. Johnson

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Beyond Bubbly Two-Phase Flow Investigation Using a CFD Three-Field Two-Fluid Model, Subash L. Sharma, Mamoru Ishii, Takashi Hibiki, Joshua P. Schlegel, Yang Liu, and J. R. Buchanan Jr.

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Temperature and Velocity Instrumentation and Measurements within a Separate-Effects Facility Representing Modular Reactor Core, Mahmoud M. Taha, Ibrahim A. Said, Shoaib Usman, and Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

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Bubble Nucleation Characteristics in Subcooled Boiling Flow for Pressure Up to 600 KPa, Yang Zhao, Yu Chen Lin, Joshua P. Schlegel, Mamoru Ishii, and John R. Buchanan

Submissions from 2018

Spent Fuel Analysis Using Six Group Delayed Neutron Parameters, T. Akyurek and Shoaib Usman

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3D Modeling of Reduced-Moderation Water Reactor Lattice for P0 and P1 Scattering Approximations using Deterministic and Monte Carlo Codes, Syed B. Alam, Bader Almutairi, Dinesh Kumar, Cameron S. Goodwin, and Saeed A. Alameri

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Convergence Studies using Method of Characteristics Solver for the Reduced-Moderation Water Reactor Model, Syed B. Alam, Bader Almutairi, Dinesh Kumar, Cameron S. Goodwin, and Saeed A. Alameri

Design and Modeling of a Neutron Depth Profiling System for the MS&T Nuclear Reactor Beam Port, Mubarak Albarqi, Raed Alsulami, and Joseph T. Graham

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Pebble Bed Nuclear Reactor Structure Study: A Comparison of the Experimental and Calculated Void Fraction Distribution, Fadha Al Falahi, Gary Edward Mueller, and Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

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Benchmarking Calculation of a Soluble-Boron-Free SMR Lattice Model using Deterministic, Hybrid Monte Carlo and Monte Carlo Codes, Bader Almutairi, Syed B. Alam, Cameron Goodwin, and Shoaib Usman

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Plenum-to-Plenum Natural Convection Heat Transfer within a Scaled-Down Prismatic Modular Reactor Facility, Salman M. Alshehri, I. A. Said, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, and Shoaib Usman

Plenum-To-Plenum Natural Circulation Heat Transfer in a Prismatic Very High-Temperature Reactor for Different Coolants, Salman M. Alshehri, Ibrahim A. Said, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, and Shoaib Usman

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Experimental Investigation on Heat Transfer in a Prismatic Modular Reactor under Cosine Heat Flux, S. M. Alshehri, I. A. Said, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, and Shoaib Usman

Optimizing Moderator Thickness for Reactor Based Positron Sources, R. Alsulami, M. Albarqi, Joseph T. Graham, and Shoaib Usman

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Investigation of Flow through a 2x2 PWR Rod Bundle: Effect of Twisted Tapes, S. Alzahrani and Shoaib Usman

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The Viability of ADVANTG Deterministic Method for Synthetic Radiography Generation, Andrew Bingham and Hyoung-Koo Lee

Criticality Calculations and Shielding Analysis of the Missouri S&T Research Reactor using Scale-6.2.2, Abdulaleem A. Bugis and Xin Liu

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Direct Synthesis of Radioactive Nanoparticles Involving Neutrons, Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo, Maria Camila Garcia Toro, and Brian Michael Mills

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Isolated Oxygen Vacancies in Strontium Titanate Shine Red: Optical Identification of Ti³⁺ Polarons, M. L. Crespillo, Joseph T. Graham, F. Agullo-Lopez, Y. Zhang, and W. J. Weber

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Preliminary Study of the Effect of Gamma Irradiation on the Vase Life of Iridaceae Hollandica, S. Dennis, L. Fisher, C. Ware, and Carlos Henry Castano Giraldo