Delayed Neutron Emission Model for Time Dependent Simulations with the Serpent 2 Monte Carlo Code: First Results

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    Abstract

    Serpent 2 can model transient scenarios starting from a critical system.This has been achieved by the implementation of a new delayed neutron emission model based on tracking the delayed neutron precursors. New source generation routines have also been implemented. The methodology gives good results in the simple test cases tested thus far. Further validation is required. The work on the transient capabilities in Serpent 2 is still very much in progress and comprehensive testing is still required.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPHYSOR 2016: Unifying Theory and Experiments in the 21st Century
    PublisherAmerican Nuclear Society (ANS)
    ISBN (Print)978-0-89448-762-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventInternational Conference on the Physics of Reactors, PHYSOR 2016: Unifying Theory and Experiments in the 21st Century - Sun Valley, United States
    Duration: 1 May 20165 May 2016

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Conference on the Physics of Reactors, PHYSOR 2016
    Abbreviated titlePHYSOR 2016
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySun Valley
    Period1/05/165/05/16

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