Research Output 1973 2017

  • 928 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 116 Article
  • 78 Conference contribution
  • 6 Chapter
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Conference contribution
2017

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: ResearchConference contribution

Radiative transfer
2016

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: ResearchConference contribution

reactor physics
Physics
education
advanced test reactors
Fourier series

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: ResearchConference contribution

neutrons
Neutrons
ramps
complement
cross sections

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: ResearchConference contribution

channel flow
laminar flow
rarefied gases
eigenvectors
eigenvalues
2015

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: ResearchConference contribution

Discrete Ordinates
Neutron Transport
Transport Equation
Approximation
neutrons
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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

2013

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Reactivity
Kinetic Equation
Benchmark
Extrapolation
Finite difference method

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: ResearchConference contribution

Neutron
Finite Difference Scheme
Diffusion equation
Benchmark
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.

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2012

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: ResearchConference contribution

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: ResearchConference contribution

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.

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4 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

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.

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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: ResearchConference contribution

A hybrid transport-point kinetic method for the analysis of source transients in subcritical systems

Picca, P., Ganapol, B. D. & Furfaro, R. 2010 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2010, PHYSOR 2010. Vol. 1, p. 387-396 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

neutrons
kinetics
Neutrons
Kinetics
collisions
2 Citations

Application of artificial neural networks to infer subcriticality level through kinetic models

Picca, P., Furfaro, R., Ganapol, B. D., Dulla, S. & Ravetto, P. 2010 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2010, PHYSOR 2010. Vol. 1, p. 397-407 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

kinetics
Neural networks
Kinetics
education
reactivity

Convergence acceleration for multipanel fine group finite difference numerical benchmarks

Battistini, E., Ganapol, B. D., Furfaro, R. & Mostacci, D. 2010 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 103, p. 362-364 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Evaluation of power peaking factor in Iranian VVER-1000 using MCNP

Hadad, K., Yousefnia, M. & Ganapol, B. D. 2010 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 102, p. 499-500 2 p.

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1 Citations

High order finite difference approximations to the one-group neutron diffusion equation in 1D heterogeneous media part I: Theory in plane media

Ganapol, B. D. & Nigg, D. W. 2010 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2010, PHYSOR 2010. Vol. 4, p. 3244-3266 23 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

neutrons
approximation
Neutrons
congressional reports
Numerical methods
1 Citations

High order finite difference approximations to the one-group neutron diffusion equation in 1D heterogeneous media part II: Implementation and application

Ganapol, B. D. & Nigg, D. W. 2010 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2010, PHYSOR 2010. Vol. 4, p. 3267-3286 20 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

neutrons
approximation
Neutrons
congressional reports
Numerical methods
1 Citations

Paneling strategy for ultra-fine group slowing down numerical benchmarks

Battistini, E., Ganapol, B. D., Furfaro, R. & Mostacci, D. 2010 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 103, p. 365-367 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2009

A high order finite difference algorithm for the one-group diffusion equation

Ganapol, B. D. & Nigg, D. W. 2009 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 101, p. 383-386 4 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2 Citations

An ultra-fine group slowing down benchmark

Ganapol, B. D., Maldonado, G. I. & Williams, M. L. 2009 American Nuclear Society - International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods and Reactor Physics 2009, M and C 2009. Vol. 2, p. 870-881 12 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Benchmark
Neutrons
Neutron
Entire
Energy

Application of a non-intrusive convergence acceleration to criticality calculations

Park, H., Knoll, D. A. & Ganapol, B. D. 2009 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 101, p. 444-446 3 p.

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Dose assessment to heart and lungs in HDR breast brachytherapy

Hadad, K., Ganapol, B. D., Hamilton, R. J., Watchman, C. J. & Xu, Y. 2009 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 101, p. 1097-1099 3 p.

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1 Citations

Dose verification for accelerated partial breast irradiation

Hadad, K., Ganapol, B. D., Hamilton, R. & Watchman, C. 2009 American Nuclear Society - International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods and Reactor Physics 2009, M and C 2009. Vol. 2, p. 1371-1381 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Irradiation
Dose
Partial
Dosimetry
Tissue
2 Citations

Subcriticality determination by neural-based inversion of space-energy neutron kinetic equations

Picca, P., Furfaro, R., Ganapol, B. D., Dulla, S. & Ravetto, P. 2009 American Nuclear Society - International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods and Reactor Physics 2009, M and C 2009. Vol. 5, p. 3049-3058 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Kinetic Equation
Neutron
Inversion
Detector
Energy

The converged Sn algorithm for nuclear criticality

Ganapol, B. D. & Hadad, K. 2009 American Nuclear Society - International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods and Reactor Physics 2009, M and C 2009. Vol. 3, p. 1713-1729 17 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Criticality
Discrete Ordinates
Nuclear Reactor
Subsolution
Asymptotic Limit
1 Citations

Time-dependent neutral particle transport in spherical geometry

Picca, P., Ganapol, B. D. & Furfaro, R. 2009 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 101, p. 396-398 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Verification of cellular neural network (CNN) applied to TN equation in slab geometry

Hadad, K., Pirouzmand, A. & Ganapol, B. D. 2009 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 101, p. 407-410 4 p.

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2008

A 2D benchmark for the verification of the PEBBED code

Ganapol, B. D., Gougar, H. D. & Ougouag, A. M. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 2, p. 1086-1091 6 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

cylindrical shells
wedges
beds
extrapolation
reactors

A benchmark solution for heavy galactic cosmic ion cascade

Ganapol, B. D. & Townsend, L. W. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 4, p. 2905-2913 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

cascades
dosage
ions
Cosmic rays
Cascades (fluid mechanics)

Accelerated quasi-static method for neutron kinetics

Picca, P., Ganapol, B. D. & Furfaro, R. 2008 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 99, p. 335-337 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2 Citations

Acceleration of the numerical solution of the reactor kinetics equations in plane geometry

Ganapol, B. D. & Mund, E. H. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 3, p. 1865-1870 6 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

kinetic equations
reactors
geometry
Kinetics
Geometry
2 Citations

Applications of convergence acceleration to particle transport in spherical geometry

Picca, P., Ganapol, B. D. & Furfaro, R. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 1, p. 660-668 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

geometry
Geometry
iteration
extrapolation
mesh

Extension of the 1D four-group analytic nodal method to full multigroup

Ganapol, B. D. & Nigg, D. W. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 1, p. 582-588 7 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Linear algebra
physical exercise
mathematics
algebra

Forward and inverse models for photon transport in soil-ice mixtures and their application to the problem of retrieving optical properties of planetary surfaces

Picca, P., Furfaro, R., Kargel, J. & Ganapol, B. D. 2008 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 6960, 69600O

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Integrodifferential equations
Boltzmann equation
Ice
Remote sensing
Photons
2 Citations

Interior beam searchlight semi-analytical benchmark

Ganapol, B. D. & Kornreich, D. E. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 1, p. 595-603 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

searchlights
Searchlights
half spaces
radiative transfer
formulations
5 Citations

Inverse point kinetics with neural networks

Picca, P., Furfaro, R., Ganapol, B. D., Dulla, S. & Ravetto, P. 2008 Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Vol. 99, p. 348-349 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

1 Citations

Optimization of the extrapolated-iterative method for the multislab transport problem

Picca, P., Furfaro, R. & Ganapol, B. D. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 1, p. 651-659 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

slabs
optimization
Iterative methods
forward scattering
linear systems
1 Citations

The art of analytical benchmarking

Ganapol, B. D. & Furfaro, R. 2008 Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering. Vol. 62 LNCSE, p. 105-134 30 p. (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering; vol. 62 LNCSE)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Discrete Ordinates Method
Discrete Ordinates
Convergence Acceleration
Radiative Transfer Equation
Difference Approximation
2 Citations

Verification of the INL/COMBINE7 neutron energy spectrum code

Ganapol, B. D., Yoon, W. Y. & Nigg, D. W. 2008 International Conference on the Physics of Reactors 2008, PHYSOR 08. Vol. 1, p. 626-634 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

neutron spectra
energy spectra
approximation
energy
Taylor series
2007

An embedded semi-analytical benchmark via iterative interpolation for neutron transport methods verification

Ganapol, B. D., Clarno, K. T., Johnson, S., De Oliveira, C. & Hamilton, S. 2007 Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics and Computations and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications, M and C + SNA 2007.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Neutron Transport
Interpolate
Benchmark
interpolation
neutrons

An embedded semi-analytical benchmark via iterative interpolation for neutron transport methods verification

Ganapol, B. D. & De Oliveira, C. 2007 Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics and Computations and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications, M and C + SNA 2007.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Neutron Transport
Interpolate
Benchmark
interpolation
neutrons