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From nuclear data to a reliable estimate of spent fuel decay heat

Date: 25 Oct 2017 9:00
Duration: All Day
Location: Mol, Belgium

On October 25, 2017 the SCK•CEN Academy for Nuclear Science and Technology will organise, in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Geel, a training course entitled“From nuclear data to a reliable estimate of spent fuel decay heat”, which will be held at the SCK•CEN Lakehouse in Mol, Belgium.

Objective & topics

This training course is organized by the SCK•CEN Academy for Nuclear Science and Technology in collaboration with the EC-JRC Geel in order to bring together master students, PhD students or professionals involved in the characterization of spent nuclear fuel, decay heat calculations and/or measurements.

The following topics will be treated:

  • §Â  Experimental determination of fission fragment yields and characteristics
  • §Â  Prompt neutron and gamma-ray emission in nuclear fission
  • §Â  Physics of fission yield models
  • §Â  Q-value and decay heat
  • §Â  Activation/depletion of reactor fuel
  • §Â  Decay heat experiments
  • §Â  Experimental characterisation of spent nuclear fuel

Target public

Master students, PhD students or professionals involved in the characterization of spent nuclear fuel, decay heat calculations and measurements.

Programme

See attached file for the programme or visit the SCK•CEN Academy websitefor more information.

Registration & price

Online registration is mandatory for all participants via the SCK•CEN Academy website.

The registration fee is € 440 (VAT included), the deadline for registration to the course is October 9, 2017

This fee includes:

  • §Â  course material in printed format;
    • §Â  lunch and refreshment breaks;
    • §Â  dinner;
    • §Â  a certificate of attendance;
    • §Â  free participation to the corresponding Topical Day on October 26, 2017.

Venue & accommodation

The course is held at the SCK•CEN Lakehouse, Boeretang 201, 2400 Mol, Belgium.

Rooms can be booked directly at the Lakehouse Hotel ( info@lakehouse.be).

More information

For the scientific programme

For the registration

Gert Van den Eynde

SCK•CEN

Nuclear Systems Physics Group

Advanced Nuclear Systems Institute

+32 14 33 22 30

gert.van.den.eynde@sckcen.be

Griet Vanderperren

SCK•CEN Academy  for Nuclear Science

and Technology

Liaison Officer

+ 32 14 33 21 57

 academy@sckcen.be

Peter Schillebeeckx

EC-JRC Geel

Standards for Nuclear Safety, Security and Safeguards (SN3S)

+32 14 57 14 75

 Peter.Schillebeeckx@ec.europa.eu

Jolien De Ceuster

SCK•CEN Academy  for Nuclear Science

and Technology

Administrative and logistics support

+ 32 14 33 21 47

 jolien.de.ceuster@sckcen.be

We are looking forward to meeting you at this course.

Kind regards

The SCK•CEN Academy team

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