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Research Output 1973 2018

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

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

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
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

reactor physics
Physics
advanced test reactors
education
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: 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
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Discrete Ordinates
Neutron Transport
Transport Equation
neutrons
Approximation
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

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: 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
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons

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

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
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

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

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

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
neutrons
Kinetics
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural networks
Kinetics
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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.

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

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
neutrons
approximation
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
neutrons
approximation
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Benchmark
Neutrons
Neutron
Entire
neutrons

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.

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

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.

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

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

breast
Irradiation
Dosimetry
Dose
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Kinetic Equation
Neutron
kinetic equations
Inversion
Neutrons

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

Geometry

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.

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

Cellular neural networks
Geometry
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pebble bed modular reactors
cylindrical shells
Benchmarking
Extrapolation
wedges

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cosmic rays
Cascades (fluid mechanics)
cascades
dosage
Moon

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutrons
Kinetics
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

kinetic equations
reactors
Kinetics
Geometry
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

iteration
Geometry
geometry
Boltzmann equation
Extrapolation

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

planetary surfaces
Integrodifferential equations
Boltzmann equation
Ice
remote sensing
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

searchlights
Searchlights
Radiative transfer
half spaces
radiative transfer
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural networks
Kinetics
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Iterative methods
slabs
Forward scattering
optimization
forward scattering
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Taylor series
neutron spectra
Neutrons
energy spectra
Demonstrations
2007

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neutron Transport
interpolation
Interpolate
Benchmark
neutrons