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Nuclear Engineering and Technology

Volume 56, Issue 6, Pages 1943-2436 , June 2024
Nuclear I&C


Event diagnosis method for a nuclear power plant using meta-learning

Pages 1989-2001
Hee-Jae Lee, Daeil Lee, Jonghyun Kim

Research on unsupervised condition monitoring method of pump-type machinery in nuclear power plant

Jiyu Zhang, Hong Xia, Zhichao Wang, Yihu Zhu, Yin Fu
Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Radioactive Waste Management


Methodology for numerical evaluation of fracture resistance under pinch loading of spent nuclear fuel cladding containing reoriented hydrides

Seyeon Kim, Sanghoon Lee

Probing into the optimum preparation and the chemical durability of Sr0.5Zr2(PO4)3-SmPO4 dual-phase ceramics for nuclear waste forms via in-situ synthesis

Kunqi Liu, Junxia Wang, Anhang Wu, Jin Wang, Die Liu, Xiaoling Ma

Preliminary assessment of derived concentration guideline level (DCGL) for a hypothetical contaminated site planned for Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant project in Vietnam by using RESRAD-ONSITE code

Bui Thi Hoa, Yongheum Jo, Jun-Yeop Lee

The effects of different factors on obstacle strength of irradiation defects: An atomistic study

Pan-dong Lin, Jun-feng Nie, Yu-peng Lu, Gui-yong Xiao, Guo-chao Gu, Wen-dong Cui, Lei He

Failure analysis of damaged tungsten monoblock components of upper divertor outer target in EAST fusion device

Pages 2307-2316
Kang Wang, Ya Xi, Xiang Zan, Dahuan Zhu, Laima Luo, Rui Ding, Yucheng Wu

Study on the effect of vacuum fusion infiltration technology on the properties of tungsten/copper joining interface

Pages 2367-2374
Hao-Jie Zhang, Xue-qin Tian, Xiao-Yu Ding, Hui-Yun Zheng, Lai-Ma Luo, Yu-Cheng Wu, Jian-Hua Yao
Nuclear Fuel and Reactor Materials


The investigation of the carbon on irradiation hardening and defect clustering in RPV model alloy using ion irradiation and OKMC simulation

Yitao Yang, Jianyang Li, Chonghong Zhang

Development of a duplex stainless steel for dry storage canister with improved chloride-induced stress corrosion cracking resistance

Chaewon Jeong, Ji Ho Shin, Byeong Seo Kong, Junjie Chen, Qian Xiao, Changheui Jang, Yun-Jae Kim

Enhanced thermal-mechanical properties of rolled tungsten bulk material reinforced by in situ nanosized Y–Zr–O particles

Gang Yao, Hong-Yu Chen, Lai-Ma Luo, Xiang Zan, Yu-Cheng Wu

Development and application analysis of high-energy neutron radiation shielding materials from tungsten boron polyethylene

Qiankun Shao, Qingjun Zhu, Yuling Wang, Shaobao Kuang, Jie Bao, Songlin Liu
Nuclear Physics, Fusion, and Laser Technology


Improvement of transmission-line-based fault locating for typical traveling-wave accelerator with constant-gradient structures

T.N. Hu, Y.F. Zeng, K. Peng, H. Hu, H.M. Wang, K.F. Liu

Analysis and design of voltage doubling rectifier circuit for power supply of neutron source device towards BNCT

Pages 2395-2403
Rixin Wang, Lizhen Liang, Congguo Gong, Longyang Wang, Jun Tao

GEOUNED: A new conversion tool from CAD to Monte Carlo geometry

Pages 2404-2411
J.P. Catalán, P. Sauvan, J. García, J. Alguacil, F. Ogando, J. Sanz
Nuclear Structural Analysis /Plant Management & Maintenance


Possibilities of reinforcement learning for nuclear power plants: Evidence on current applications and beyond

Pages 1959-1974
Aicheng Gong, Yangkun Chen, Junjie Zhang, Xiu Li

An efficient seismic analysis technique for PCSG assembly using sub-structuring method and homogenization method

Gyogeun Youn, Wanjae Jang, Gyu Mahn Lee, Kwanghyun Ahn, Seongmin Chang

Fracture analysis for nozzle cracks in nuclear reactor pressure vessel using FCPAS

Abdurrezzak Boz, Oğuzhan Demir

Experimental and numerical study on mechanical behavior of RC shear walls with precast steel-concrete composite module in nuclear power plant

Pages 2352-2366
Haitao Xu, Jinbin Xu, Zhanfa Dong, Zhixin Ding, Mingxin Bai, Xiaodong Du, Dayang Wang
Nuclear Safety


Analysis of control rod driving mechanism nozzle rupture with loss of safety injection at the ATLAS experimental facility using MARS-KS and TRACE

Hyunjoon Jeong, Taewan Kim

Preliminary importance analyses on model for pH in the presence of organic impurities in the aqueous phase for a severe accident of a nuclear power plant

Yoonhee Lee, Yong Jin Cho

Zero-suppressed ternary decision diagram algorithm for solving noncoherent fault trees in probabilistic safety assessment of nuclear power plants

Woo Sik Jung

A machine learning informed prediction of severe accident progressions in nuclear power plants

JinHo Song, SungJoong Kim

Evaluating direct vessel injection accident-event progression of AP1000 and key figures of merit to support the design and development of water-cooled small modular reactors

Hossam H. Abdellatif, Palash K. Bhowmik, David Arcilesi, Piyush Sabharwall
Radiation Application


A comparative study of 3D printing and sol-gel polymer production techniques: A case study on usage of ABS polymer for radiation shielding

Pages 1943-1949
Hasan Ogul, Batuhan Gultekin, Fatih Bulut, Hakan Us

Block-matching and 3D filtering algorithm in X-ray image with photon counting detector using the improved K-edge subtraction method

Pages 2057-2062
Kyuseok Kim, Youngjin Lee

Unveiling the direct conversion X-ray sensing potential of Brucinium benzilate and N-acetylglcyine

T. Prakash, C. Karnan, N. Kanagathara, R.R. Karthieka, B.S. Ajith Kumar, M. Prabhaharan

Improvement of accuracy in radioactivity assessment of medical linear accelerator through self-absorption correction in HPGe detector

Pages 2317-2323
Suah Yu, Na Hye Kwon, Sang-Rok Kim, Young Jin Won, Kum Bae Kim, Se Byeong Lee, Cheol Ha Baek, Sang Hyoun Choi

Feasibility study of spent fuel internal tomography (SFIT) for partial defect detection within PWR spent nuclear fuel

Hyung-Joo Choi, Hyojun Park, Bo-Wi Cheon, Hyun Joon Choi, Hakjae Lee, Yong Hyun Chung, Chul Hee Min

Dose absorption of Omicron variant SARS-CoV-2 by electron radiation: Using Geant4-DNA toolkit

Pages 2421-2427
Mehrdad Jalili Torkamani, Chiman Karami, Pooneh Sayyah-Koohi, Farhood Ziaie, Seyyedsina Moosavi, Farhad Zolfagharpour
Radiation protection


Numerical study on the gaseous radioactive pollutant dispersion in urban area from the upstream wind: Impact of the urban morphology

Shuai Wang, Xiaolei Zheng, Jin Wang, Jianzhi Yang

Evaluating internal exposure due to intake of 131I at a nuclear medicine centre of Dhaka using bioassay methods

Pages 2050-2056
Sharmin Jahan, Jannatul Ferdous, Md Mahidul Haque Prodhan, Ferdoushi Begum

Impacts of siltstone rocks on the ordinary concrete's physical, mechanical and gamma-ray shielding properties: An experimental examination

Pages 2063-2070
R.S. Aita, K.A. Mahmoud, H.A. Abdel Ghany, E.M. Ibrahim, M.G. El-Feky, I.E. El Aassy

Development of a prototype TL/OSL reader for on-site use in a large-scale radiological accident

Hyoungtaek Kim, Chang-Young Park, Sang In Kim, Min Chae Kim, Jungil Lee

Multivariate statistical study on naturally occurring radioactive materials and radiation hazards in lakes around a Chinese petroleum industrial area

Yan Shi, Junfeng Zhao, Baiyao Ding, Yue Zhang, Zhigang Li, Mohsen M.M.Ali, Tuya Siqin, Hongtao Zhao, Yongjun Liu, Weiguo Jiang, Peng Wu

Photon dose response functions for accurate skeletal dosimetry for Korean and Asian populations

Bangho Shin, Chansoo Choi, Rui Qiu, Suhyeon Kim, Hyeonil Kim, Sungho Moon, Gahee Son, Jaehyo Kim, Haegin Han, Yeon Soo Yeom, Chan Hyeong Kim

Radiological hazards assessment associated with granitoid rocks in Egypt

Ahmed E. Abdel Gawad, Masoud S. Masoud, Mayeen Uddin Khandaker, Mohamed Y. Hanfi

Implication of ICRP pediatric reference voxel phantoms on dose assessment of patients in radioiodine therapy

Soo Min Lee, Chansoo Choi, Ji Won Choi, Chul Hee Min, Seulki Ko, Bangho Shin, Chan Hyeong Kim, Yeon Soo Yeom

A close look at the influence of praseodymium (III) oxide on the structural, physical, and γ-ray protection capacity of a ternary B2O3–PbO–CdO glass system

R.H. Shoeir, M. Afifi, Abdelghaffar S. Dhmees, M.I. Sayyed, K.A. Mahmoud

Impacts of Saudi Arabian fly ash on the structural, physical, and radiation shielding properties of clay bricks rich vermiculite mineral

Aljawhara H. Almuqrin, Abd Allh M. Abd El-Hamid, M.I. Sayyed, K.A. Mahmoud

Radiation-training system with a custom survey-meter mock-up in a browser-based mixed reality environment

Hiroyuki Arakawa, Toshioh Fujibuchi, Kosuke Kaneko, Yoshihiro Okada, Toshiko Tomisawa
Reactor Physics


PWR core calculation based on pin-cell homogenization in three-dimensional pin-by-pin geometry

Bin Zhang, Yunzhao Li, Hongchun Wu, Wenbo Zhao, Chao Fang, Zhaohu Gong, Qing Li, Xiaoming Chai, Junchong Yu

Adaptive energy group division in the few-group cross-section generation for full spectrum reactor modeling with deterministic method

Yichen Yang, Youqi Zheng, Xianan Du, Hongchun Wu

Development and validation of transient analysis module in nodal diffusion code RAST-V with Kalinin-3 coolant transient benchmark

Jaerim Jang, Deokjung Lee

Development of multigroup cross section library generation system TPAMS

Lili Wen, Haicheng Wu, Ying Chen, Xiaoming Chai, Xiaofei Wu, Xiaolan Tu, Yuan Liu

Geometrical shape and self-shielding effect of burnable poison particles on pin-in block type HTGR neutronic performance

Jamiyansuren Terbish, Odmaa Sambuu
Thermal Hydraulics


Three-dimensional CFD simulation of geyser boiling in high-temperature sodium heat pipe

Dahai Wang, Yugao Ma, Fangjun Hong

Numerical analysis of reflood heat transfer and large-break LOCA including CRUD layer thermal effects

Youngjae Park, Donggyun Seo, Byoung Jae Kim, Seung Wook Lee, Hyungdae Kim

Code development and preliminary validation for lead-cooled fast reactor thermal-hydraulic transient behavior

Chenglong Wang, Chen Wang, Wenxi Tian, Guanghui Su, Suizheng Qiu

Predicting the core thermal hydraulic parameters with a gated recurrent unit model based on the soft attention mechanism

Pages 2343-2351
Anni Zhang, Siqi Chun, Zhoukai Cheng, Pengcheng Zhao
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