• 986 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
1973 …2018
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Research Output 1973 2018

  • 986 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 119 Article
  • 79 Conference contribution
  • 6 Chapter
  • 1 Letter
2018

A mathematical realization of entropy through neutron slowing down

Ganapol, B., Mostacci, D. & Molinari, V., Apr 1 2018, In : Entropy. 20, 4, 233

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

entropy
neutrons
neutron spectra
mathematics
scattering

A semi-Analytical matrix to extract keff and/or critical parameters of fissile cores -as an aid for deterministic calculations of multi-group neutronics

Steinfelds, E. V., Ganapol, B. D. & Andrew, K., Jan 1 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants, ICAPP 2018. American Nuclear Society, p. 721-731 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
Boundary conditions
Buckling
Fluxes
Reactor cores
2017
Radiative transfer
radiative transfer
Polarization
polarization
Rayleigh scattering

Converged accelerated solution to the 1D radiative transport equation by the method of doubling

Ganapol, B. D. 2017 Propagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2017. OSA - The Optical Society, Vol. Part F49-pcAOP 2017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Radiative transfer

Flux in a ID-reactor cell by response matrix

Ganapol, B. D., Nigg, D. W. & Crawford, D. S., Jan 1 2017, In : Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. 116, p. 570-573 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluxes

Investigation of xenon oscillations via point kinetics

Ganapol, B., Gleicher, F. & Martineau, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. 116, p. 574-577 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xenon
Kinetics

Particle Transport in a 3D Duct by Adding and Doubling

Ganapol, B. D., Apr 16 2017, In : Journal of Computational and Theoretical Transport. 46, 3, p. 202-228 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particle Transport
Doubling
ducts
Ducts
Discrete Ordinates Method
2016
eigenvalue
Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions
Nuclear energy
kinetics
Kinetics
1 Citations
Acceleration of Convergence
Extrapolation
iteration
extrapolation
Iteration

A solution of the monoenergetic neutral particle transport equation for adjacent half-spaces with anisotropic scattering

Ganapol, B. D., Mostacci, D. & Previti, A., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 316, p. 814-845 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neutral particles
half spaces
Scattering
scattering
photographic developers

Development of a verification benchmark suite for the atr reactor physics upgrade

Ganapol, B. & Nigg, D., 2016, Physics of Reactors 2016, PHYSOR 2016: Unifying Theory and Experiments in the 21st Century. American Nuclear Society, Vol. 3, p. 2038-2049 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

reactor physics
Physics
advanced test reactors
education
Fourier series

Neutronic-Thermal hydraulic benchmark using the SKINATH point kinetics model

Ganapol, B., Dehart, M., Gleicher, F., Schunert, S. & Martineau, R., 2016, In : Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. 115, p. 600-603 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulics
Kinetics
Hot Temperature

Operational readiness of the rattlesnake multidimensional neutron transport code

Ganapol, B. D., DeHart, M., Gleicher, F., Ougouag, A. M., Ortensi, J. & Martineau, R., 2016, Physics of Reactors 2016, PHYSOR 2016: Unifying Theory and Experiments in the 21st Century. American Nuclear Society, Vol. 3, p. 1759-1770 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
neutrons
Benchmarking
ramps
complement

Poiseuille channel flow by adding and doubling

Ganapol, B. D. Nov 15 2016 30th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2016. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1786, 070009

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

channel flow
laminar flow
rarefied gases
eigenvectors
eigenvalues

The specific heat of liquid helium

Molinari, V., Mostacci, D. & Ganapol, B. D., Jul 8 2016, In : Journal of Computational and Theoretical Transport. 45, 3, p. 212-218 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Specific heat of liquids
helium isotopes
Lennard-Jones potential
Specific Heat
internal energy

Wave Propagation in an Ideal Gas: First and Second Sound

Molinari, V., Mostacci, D. & Ganapol, B. D., Jun 6 2016, In : Journal of Computational and Theoretical Transport. 45, 4, p. 268-274 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ideal Gas
ideal gas
Wave propagation
Wave Propagation
wave propagation
2015
4 Citations
Ducts
Neutrons
Pipe

Annals of Nuclear Energy: Preface

Ganapol, B. D. & Van Dam, H., Dec 1 2015, In : Annals of Nuclear Energy. 86, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuclear energy

Density distribution for the molecules of a liquid in a semi-infinite space

Molinari, V., Ganapol, B. D. & Mostacci, D., Aug 10 2015, In : Modern Physics Letters B. 29, 21, 1550112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vlasov equations
density distribution
vacuum
Van der Waals forces
liquids

Response matrix solution to discrete ordinates approximation of the ID monoenergetic neutron transport equation

Ganapol, B. D. 2015 Mathematics and Computations, Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications and Monte Carlo International Conference, M and C+SNA+MC 2015. American Nuclear Society, Vol. 2, p. 1327-1338 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Discrete Ordinates
Neutron Transport
Transport Equation
neutrons
Approximation
5 Citations
Green's function
Fourier transforms
Neutrons
Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions
Scattering
11 Citations
Radiative transfer
radiative transfer
matrices
Stars
Scattering
2014
1 Citations

A 1D monoenergetic neutron transport benchmark in an infinite medium

Ganapol, B. D. 2014 International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Proceedings, ICONE. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
Green's function
MATLAB
Fluxes
Monte Carlo simulation

A new solution for the 1D radiative transfer equation

Ganapol, B. D. Jul 21 2014 Propagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2016. OSA - The Optical Society

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Radiative transfer

A new solution for the id neutral particle transport equation in heterogeneous media

Ganapol, B. D. 2014 18th Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division of ANS, RPSD 2014. American Nuclear Society, p. 192-195 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations
Transport Equation
polynomials
Polynomials
mathematics
Polynomial
2013
24 Citations

A highly accurate algorithm for the solution of the point kinetics equations

Ganapol, B. D., 2013, In : Annals of Nuclear Energy. 62, p. 564-571 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetics
Nuclear reactors
20 Citations

A highly accurate technique for the solution of the non-linear point kinetics equations

Picca, P., Furfaro, R. & Ganapol, B. D., 2013, In : Annals of Nuclear Energy. 58, p. 43-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetics
Approximation algorithms
Neutrons
Feedback

Application of convergence acceleration to the reactor kinetic equations: A comparative study

Picca, P., Furfaro, R. & Ganapol, B. D., 2013, International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering, M and C 2013. Vol. 4, p. 2666-2677 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acceleration of Convergence
Kinetic Equation
Reactor
Comparative Study
Finite Difference
1 Citations

Benchmarks for the point kinetics equations

Ganapol, B., Picca, P., Previti, A. & Mostacci, D., 2013, International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering, M and C 2013. Vol. 3, p. 2119-2146 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Reactivity
Kinetic Equation
Extrapolation
Finite difference method
Benchmark

Converged accelerated finite difference scheme for the multigroup neutron diffusion equation

Terranova, N., Mostacci, D. & Ganapol, B. D., 2013, International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering, M and C 2013. Vol. 3, p. 2088-2102 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutron
Finite Difference Scheme
Diffusion equation
Convergence Acceleration
Neutrons

Scalar flux convergence of the PN transport solution in an ID infinite medium

Ganapol, B. D., Wang, Y., Martineau I, R. C. & Gleicher, F. N., 2013, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. PART 1 ed. American Nuclear Society, Vol. 109, p. 753-756 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluxes
1 Citations

What Is convergence acceleration anyway?

Ganapol, B. D. Jan 1 2013 Integral Methods in Science and Engineering: Progress in Numerical and Analytic Techniques. Springer New York, p. 115-136 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Convergence Acceleration
Extremes
Acceleration of Convergence
Moment
Nuclear Reactor
2012
2 Citations

An Accurate Numerical Solution to the Kinetics of Breakable Filament Assembly

Ganapol, B. D., Jan 2012, In : Transport Theory and Statistical Physics. 41, 1-2, p. 153-174 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scaling laws
Self-assembly
Scaling Laws
Filament
Ordinary differential equations

An adaptive natural multigroup for neutron slowing down

Terranova, N. & Ganapol, B. D., 2012, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 106, p. 388-391 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
6 Citations
Extrapolation
Geometry
Boltzmann equation
Diamonds

A spectral verification of the HELIOS-2 lattice physics code

Crawford, D. S., Ganapol, B. D., Nigg, D. W. & Wemple, C. A., 2012, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 107, p. 537-540 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Physics
3 Citations
Linear Boltzmann Equation
Boltzmann equation
derivation
Factorization
factorization

Dosimetry parameters calculation of two commercial iodine brachytherapy sources using SMARTEPANTS with EPDL97 library

Ayoobian, N., Hadada, K. & Ganapol, B. D., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 8, 4, p. 610-618 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brachytherapy
Photons
Iodine
Libraries
Electrons

Is convergence acceleration an advantage for neutron transport algorithms?

Ganapol, B. D., Wang, Y., Martineau I, R. C. & Gleicher, F. N., 2012, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 107, p. 531-534 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
2 Citations

On Radiative Transfer in Dense Vegetation Canopies

Picca, P., Furfaro, R. & Ganapol, B. D., May 2012, In : Transport Theory and Statistical Physics. 41, 3-4, p. 223-244 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopies (vegetation)
canopies
Radiative Transfer
Radiative transfer
Vegetation
5 Citations

The solution of the point kinetics equations via converged accelerated Taylor series (CATS)

Ganapol, B., Picca, P., Previti, A. & Mostacci, D., 2012, International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2012, PHYSOR 2012: Advances in Reactor Physics. Vol. 4, p. 3391-3409 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Taylor series
Kinetics
Feedback
Benchmarking
Ordinary differential equations
1 Citations

The ultra-fine-group panel method for neutron slowing down

Joseph, R. A., Ganapol, B. & Maldonado, I., 2012, International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Proceedings, ICONE. Vol. 1, p. 725-731 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
Numerical methods
2011

A highly accurate benchmark for reactor point kinetics with feedback, invited

Ganapol, B. D. & Picca, P., 2011, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 104, p. 885-887 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feedback
Kinetics
7 Citations

A hybrid transport point-kinetic method for simulating source transients in subcritical systems

Picca, P., Furfaro, R. & Ganapol, B. D., Dec 2011, In : Annals of Nuclear Energy. 38, 12, p. 2680-2688 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetics
Neutrons
Switches
Computer simulation
Neutrons
Fluxes

Implementation of an analytical multigroup diffusion solution in 1D heterogeneous media

Ganapol, B. D., Tye, B., Battistini, E. & Mostacci, D., 2011, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 104, p. 379-381 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Citations
Radiative transfer
quadratures
radiative transfer
Forward scattering
forward scattering

Solving radiative transfer problems in highly heterogeneous media via domain decomposition and convergence acceleration techniques

Previti, A., Furfaro, R., Picca, P., Ganapol, B. D. & Mostacci, D., Aug 2011, In : Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 69, 8, p. 1146-1150 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radiative transfer
decomposition
remote sensing
resources
requirements
2010

Accelerating the Keff calculation in the NEWT lattice physics code

Ganapol, B., DeHart, M. & Park, H., 2010, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 103, p. 335-337 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Physics