MCNPX-PoliMi Workshop, 2016

The Consortium for Verification Technology (CVT) and the Consortia for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities (CNEC) are hosting the Seventh MCNPX-PoliMi Training Workshop at the University of Michigan campus on June 21st – 23rd, 2016.

Seating is Limited. Registration will be accepted on first-come-first serve basis. Lunch will be provided on all days.


REGISTRATION

Register here: https://www.regonline.com/mcnpxpolimiworkshop2016


DATES

Tuesday, June 21st  through  Thursday, June 23rd, 2016.


LOCATION

University of Michigan

Phoenix Memorial Lab

Room 2000A

2301 Bonisteel Blvd.

Ann Arbor, MI  48109

 

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Above: Lurie Engineering Center, University of Michigan


DETAILS

Instructors: Sara A Pozzi, Shaun D. Clarke, & Brian Kiedrowski

This three-day workshop will instruct users in the MCNP and MCNPX-PoliMi codes. Day 1 will focus on the basics of MCNP simulations; days 2 and 3 will focus on applications of MCNPX-PoliMi. Full Workshop registration fees are $400 for regular attendees or $150 for student attendees; reduced rates are available for single- or two-day registrants.

Day 1:

  • What is Monte Carlo radiation transport and MCNP?
  • Geometry: surface and cell specifications.
  • Material and basic source definitions.
  • Running MCNP and tips and tricks.

Days 2 and 3:

  • MCNPX-PoliMi introduction
  • MCNPX-PoliMi source capabilities, including new models of fission
  • Spontaneous and neutron/gamma induced fission
  • Alpha-n sources
  • Combined sources such as MOX fuel
  • Detector-response simulations with the MPPost code
  • Organic scintillator (e.g. liquids and plastic)
  • Capture detectors (e.g. He-3)
  • Inorganic scintillators (e.g. NaI)
  • Special detectors (capture-gated)
  • Simulations of time-of-flight experiments
  • Simulations of multiplicity experiments

Laptops are not required, however participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop to  run examples shown by the instructors. Computer equipment is not provided.

Questions: You may email your questions to Shaun D. Clarke at clarkesd@umich.edu.


LICENSING

If you do not have an MCNPX license, please visit the following website for details.  


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