Monday, September 12, 2011 


Radiative Transfer I 


9:00 AM 
Radiative Transfer Reconsidered  N.R. Corngold 
9:25 AM 
Multiple Scatter in Spatially Variable Media Implemented in Open CL  S. Casacio, J. Tessendorf, R. Geist 
9:50 AM 
Polarized Radiative Transfer in a Multilayer Medium Subject to Fresnel Boundary and Interface Conditions  R.D.M. Garcia 


Combustion/Plasma Physics I 


10:45 AM 
Modeling Radiative Thermal Transport in a Scramjet Combustor  A.G. Irvine, I.D. Boyd, N.A. Gentile, A.J. Crow 
11:10 AM 
Turbulence Radiation Interactions in Particulate Laden Flow  M. Cleveland, T. Palmer and S. Apte 
11:35 AM 
Kinetic Equations for Stark Line Shapes  J. Rosato, H. Capes, R. Stamm, A Mekkaoui, Y. Marandet 
12:00 PM 
Plasma Density Fluctuation Effects on the Screening of Neutral Species in Tokamaks  A Mekkaoui, Y. Marandet, J. Rosato, R. Stamm, H. Capes, M. Koubiti, L. GobertMouret, D. Reiter 


Reactor Physics I 


2:00 PM 
A Method for Improving the Eigenvalue in Transport Problems  S. R. Merton, R. SmedlyStevenson, C.C. Pain 
2:25 PM 
Neutron Transport in Molten Salt Reactors  I. Pazsit 
2:50 PM 
Neutron Thermal Scattering Laws for Light and Heavy Water for Modeling Critical Assemblies and TOF Experimental Setups with Neutron Transport Codes  D. Roubtsov, K. Kozier, B. Becker, Y. Danon 
3:15 PM 
Recent Developments on Explicit Formulations for Nodal Schemes of TwoDimensional Neutron Transport Problems  J.F.P. Filho, L.C. Cabrera, L.B. Barichello 


Deterministic Transport I 


4:10 PM 
A Numerical Method for OneSpeed SlabGeometry Adjoint Discrete Ordinates Problems with No Spatial Truncation Error  D.S. Militao, H.A. Filho, R.C. Barros 
4:35 PM 
On SNPN Equivalence  R. Sanchez 
5:00 PM 
Boundary Condition Analysis for the SP1 Approximation of the RadiativeConduction Equation  F. de Azevedo, M. Thompson, E. Sauter, M.T. Vilhena 
5:25 PM 
Fully Discrete Finite Element Approximation of a BiPartition Model for the EnergyDependent Transport Equation  M. Asadzadeh, T. Geback 
5:50 PM 
Improved Mixed and Hybrid Discretization of the Transport Equation in Slab Geometry  J. Cartier, M. Peybernes 


Tuesday, September 13, 2011 


Uncertainty Quantification/Perturbation Theory I 


9:00 AM 
Uncertainty Analysis of Radiation Transport Problems Using NonInstrusive Polynomial Chaos Techniques  L. Gilli, D. Lauthouwers, J. Kloosterman 
9:25 AM 
Initial Conditions StateBased Perturbation Theory  Y. Bang, H.S. AbdelKhalik 
9:50 AM 
ExacttoPrecision Generalized Perturbation Theory  C. Wang, H.S. AbdelKhalik 


Radiative Transfer II 


10:45 AM 
Analytical Discrete Ordinate Method for Radiative Transfer in Vegetation Canopies  P. Picca, R.Furfaro, B.D. Ganapol 
11:10 AM 
MomentBased, Multiscale Solution Approach for Thermal Radiation Transport  H. Park, D.A. Knoll 
11:35 AM 
Reducing the Spatial Discretization Error of Thermal Emission in Implicit Monte Carlo Simulations  A.G. Irvine, I.D. Boyd, N.A. Gentile 
12:00 PM 
Deriving the Asymptotic P1 Approximation for Thermal Radiative Transfer  S.I. Heizler 


Deterministic Transport II 


2:00 PM 
Mixed Variational Formulation of the Transport Equation  J. Cartier, M. Peybernes 
2:25 PM 
Application of Spectral Elements for 1D Neutron Transport and Comparison to Manufactured Solutions  A. Barbarino, S. Dulla, P. Ravetto, E.H. Mund, B. Ganapol 
2:50 PM 
Analog Computing to the TimeDependent SecondOrder Form of the Neutron Transport Equation in XY Geometry  A. Pirouzmanda, K. Hadadb, P. Ravetto 
3:15 PM 
P2Equivalent Form of the SP2 Equations  Including Boundary and Interface Conditions  R. McClarren 


Monte Carlo I 


4:10 PM 
Variance Reductions for Forward and Inverse Transport Problems  G. Bal 
4:35 PM 
Material Motion Corrections for Implicit Monte Carlo Radiation Transport  N.A Gentile, J.E. Morel 
5:00 PM 
Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for an Implicit Monte Carlo Discrete Maximum Principle  A.Wollaber 
5:25 PM 
A Modified Treatment of Sources in Implicit Monte Carlo Radiation Transport  N.A. Gentile, T.J. Trahan 
5:50 PM 
A CoarseGrained Particle Transport Solver Designed Specifically for Graphics Processing Units  F.A. van Heerden 


Wednesday, September 14, 2011 


Kinetics I 


8:25 AM 
In Memory of Carlo Cercignani  Giovanni Frosali 
8:35 AM 
Kinetic Modeling of Nitrate Removal Using a Nitrate Selective Resin: The Role of Mass Transfer  N. Talebbeydokhti, A.A. Hekmatzedeh, A. KarimiJashani, K. Hadad 
9:00 AM 
Neutron Inverse Kinetics via Gaussian Processes  P. Picca, R. Furfaro 
9:25 AM 
An Accurate Solution to the Master/Moments Equations for the Kinetics of Breakable Filament Self Assembly  B.D. Ganapol 
9:50 AM 
Application of the Hybrid Transport/Point Kinetics Method to TimeDependent SourceDriven Problems  P. Picca, R. Furfaro, B.D. Ganapol 


Quantum Transport I 


10:45 AM 
Quantum Corrections on the Radiative Transfer Equation  J. Rosato 
11:10 AM 
AtomAtom Relaxation with Quantum Differential Elastic Scattering Cross Sections; Distribution Function Relaxation and the KullbackLeibler Entropy  R. SospedraAlfonso, B.D. Shizgal 
11:35 AM 
Shape Relaxation in Electron Atom Relaxation; The KullbackLeibler Relative Entropy and Relaxation Times  R. SospedraAlfonso, B.D. Shizgal 
12:00 PM 
Diffusive Limits for a Quantum Transport Model with Weak and Strong Fields  L. Barletti, G. Frosali 




Thursday, September 15, 2011 


Reactor Physics II 


8:25 AM 
In Memory of Vinicio Boffi  Barry Ganapol 
8:35 AM 
The Transient 3D Transport Coupled Code TORT3D/ATTICA3D for HighFidelity PebbleBed HTGR Analyses  A. Seubert, A. Sureda, J. Laupins, J. Bader 
9:00 AM 
A Stochastic Theory of the Number of Fissions  A.K. Prinja 
9:25 AM 
SP3 Solution Versus Diffusion Solution in Nodal Codes  Which Improvement Can Be Expected?  B. Merk, S. Duerigen 
9:50 AM 
Consistent Recondensation Theory  S. Douglas, F. Rahnema 


Analytic Transport Solutions I 


10:45 AM 
A New Analytic Solution of the OneSpeed Neutron Transport Equation for Adjacent HalfSpaces with Isotropic Scattering  R.P. SmedleyStevenson 
11:10 AM 
EnergyDependent Analytical Solutions for the Charged Particle Transport Equation  T. Geback, M. Asadzadeh 
11:35 AM 
Spatial Moments of Continuous Transport Problems Computed on Grids  J.D. Densmore 
12:00 PM 
Eigenvalues of the Anisotropic Transport Equation in a Slab  E. Sauter, F. de Azevedo, M. Thompson, M.T. Vihena 


Radiative Transfer III/Fluid Dynamics I 


2:00 PM 
InWater Ocean Optics Inversion Algorithm  N.J. McCormick, E. Rehm 
2:25 PM 
On Boundedness of Higher Velocity Moments for the Linear Boltzmann Equation with Diffuse Boundary Conditions  R. Petterson 
2:50 PM 
On the Speed of Heat Waves  M. Mikai 
3:15 PM 
Density Distribution of the Molecules of a Liquid in a SemiInfinite Space  V. Molinari, B.D. Ganapol, D. Mostacci 


Special Session 


4:10 PM 
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Ken Case’s Paper: “Elementary Solutions of the Transport Equation and Their Applications”  Paul Zweifel 


Friday, September 16, 2011 


Deterministic Transport III 


8:35 AM 
Exploration of an Adaptive Angular Solver in Neutron Transport  D. Lathouwers, D.J. Koeze 
9:00 AM 
An Angular Multigrid Acceleration Method for SN Equations with Highly ForwardPeaked Scattering  B. Turcksin, J.C. Ragusa, J.E. Morel 
9:25 AM 
Methodology for Decomposition into Transport and Diffusive Subdomains for the Linear Discontinuous Method  N.D. Stehle, D.Y. Anistratov 
9:50 AM 
A PiecewiseLinear Discontinuous Spatial Discretization for Polyhedral Grids in 3D Cartesian Geometry T.S. Bailey, W.D. Hawkins, M.L. Adams 


Transport Applications I/Reactor Physics III 


10:45 AM 
Dosimetry Calculation of Two Commercially Available Iodine Brachytherapy Seeds Using SpencerLewis 3D Multigroup SN Transport Code  N. Ayoobian 
11:10 AM 
Radiation Field Characterization, Shielding Assessment and Activation Calculations for the MYRRHA Design  A. Ferrari, B. Merk, and J. Konheiser 
11:35 AM 
TwoRegion Diffusion Model for Improved Analysis of ADS Experiments  V. GliviciCotruta, B. Merk 
12:00 PM 
A MeshFree Approximation of Spatial Neutron Flux Distribution  D. Altiparmakov 