UCANS V <br> 5th International Meeting of Union for Compact Accelerator - Driven Neutron Sources

Europe/Rome
Aula "Villi" (INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro)

Aula "Villi"

INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
Pierfrancesco Mastinu (LNL)
Description
Advances in science and technology in the field of neutron science have been dominated by a fruitful combination of major international facilities supported by networks of smaller regional facilities. Recent advances in accelerator technology and neutronic design have made it possible to construct small-scale accelerator-driven neutron facilities that would be able to play a significant role in neutron technology and science. The neutron applications using compact accelerator driven neutron sources are now becoming more and more important since it can cover various fields such as material science, engineering, nuclear physics, cancer therapy, soft error and so on, therefore, they would play more significant role in the future.
To promote such activities, the Union for Compact Accelerator-driven Neutron Sources (UCANS) was established in 2010. Following fruitful meetings held in Beijing, Bloomington, Bilbao and Sapporo, we are organizing UCANS-V at INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, Legnaro (Padova), Italy.

Topics

A. Accelerators and beam optics;
B. Target radiation damage and heat removal;
C. Moderator neutronics;
D. Optical devices;
E. Neutron detection;
F. Innovative instrumentation;
G. Material characterization;
H. Other neutron applications based on CANS;
I. Nuclear astrophysics;
J. Nuclear data measurements and evaluation;
K. Medical applications;
L. Computer simulations of CANS and instrument performance and data-analysis software.
Final Information
Final Program
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Participants
  • Aaron Alejo
  • Alain Menelle
  • Alberto Andrighetto
  • Alexander Ioffe
  • Andrea Pisent
  • Benjamin Bromberger
  • carla andreani
  • Chris Franklyn
  • Chun Loong
  • Clemens Beinrucker
  • Cristian Massimi
  • Dario Bisello
  • David Baxter
  • Davide Bortot
  • Denis Joassin
  • Ferenc Mezei
  • Fernando Sordo Balbin
  • Francesca Villa
  • Franz Kaeppeler
  • Frederic Stichelbaut
  • Gianfranco Prete
  • Giuseppe Gorini
  • Guido Martin Hernandez
  • Ian Postuma
  • Ido Silverman
  • Ignacio Porras
  • Jan Philipp Dabruck
  • Jeff Wyss
  • John M Carpenter
  • Jorge Lerendegui-Marco
  • Juan Esposito
  • Kazuki Tsuchida
  • Knud Thomsen
  • Konstantin Batkov
  • kun zhu
  • Luca Silvestrin
  • Marco Costa
  • Marica Rebai
  • Michihiro Furusaka
  • Nicolas Chauvin
  • Okla AlHorayess
  • Ole Hinrichs
  • Peter Schillebeeckx
  • pierfrancesco mastinu
  • Reza Mirfayzi
  • Rolando Granada
  • Serena Mattiazzo
  • Setsuo Satoh
  • Sheng Wang
  • Tadafumi Sano
  • Takashi Ino
  • Takashi Kamiyama
  • Takashi Nakamoto
  • Thomas Brückel
  • Tobias Cronert
  • Valery Shvetsov
  • Wim MONDELAERS
  • Xuewu Wang
  • Yigang Yang
  • Yoshiaki Kiyanagi
  • Yoshie OTAKE
  • Yoshimasa Ikeda
    • 15:00 15:30
      REGISTRATION 30m Archivio Antico (Palazzo Bo', Padova)

      Archivio Antico

      Palazzo Bo', Padova

    • 15:30 15:45
      Welcome address 15m Archivio Antico (Palazzo Bo', Padova)

      Archivio Antico

      Palazzo Bo', Padova

    • 15:45 17:15
      Opening Session Archivio Antico (Palazzo Bo', Padova)

      Archivio Antico

      Palazzo Bo', Padova

      Convener: Dario Bisello (PD)
      • 15:45
        ISIS May 2015: current status and future plans 30m
        Speakers: Carla Andreani (Università di Roma Tor vergata, Centro NAST e Dipartimento Fisica), Robert McGreevy (ISIS Pulsed Neutron Source, UK)
        Slides
      • 16:15
        KEK activity on J-PARC neutron facility and compact neutron sources 30m
        Speaker: Takashi Ino (KEK, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Japan)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        European Spallation Source ESS: principles, status, perspectives 30m
        Speaker: Ferenc Mezei (European Spallation Source ESS AB)
        Slides
    • 17:15 19:15
      Welcome Cocktail 2h Sala della Basilica (Palazzo Bo', Padova)

      Sala della Basilica

      Palazzo Bo', Padova

    • 08:30 09:00
      Bus transport Padova-LNL 30m
    • 09:00 09:50
      REGISTRATION 50m Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
    • 09:50 10:05
      Welcome Address 15m Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
    • 10:05 13:45
      Nuclear Astrophysics and Nuclear Data Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Peter Schillebeeckx (EC-JRC-IRMM)
      • 10:05
        Astrophysical quests for neutron capture data of unstable nuclei 30m
        Speaker: Franz Käppeler (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
        Slides
      • 10:35
        Neutron-capture Cross-section of 69,71Ga and 63,65Cu at 25 and 90 keV 20m
        Speaker: Clemens Beinrucker (Goethe University Frankfurt)
        Slides
      • 10:55
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 11:25
        Fostering European Collaborations: EUFRAT and work done at JRC-IRMM 20m
        Speaker: Wim Mondelaers (willy.mondelaers@ec.europa.eu)
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Characterization of nuclear material by neutron resonance transmission analysis 20m
        Speaker: Peter Schillebeeckx (EC-JRC-IRMM)
        Slides
      • 12:05
        Measurement of neutron diffraction with compact neutron source RANS 20m
        Speaker: Yoshimasa Ikeda (RIKEN)
        Slides
      • 12:25
        Measurement of the total cross section of heavy water in the 0.1 meV - 1 eV energy range at 20 and 50 ºC 20m
        Speaker: Jose Rolando Granada (Neutron Physics Department, Centro Atomico Bariloche)
        Slides
      • 12:45
        Experimental program on Nuclear Astrophysics at the CERN n_TOF facility 20m
        Speaker: Cristian Massimi (BO)
        Slides
      • 13:05
        BELINA – Beam Line for Nuclear Astrophysics at LNL 20m
        Speaker: Guido Martin-Hernandez (Centro de Aplicaciones Tecnológicas y Desarrollo Nuclear, 5ta y 30, Playa, La Habana, Cuba)
      • 13:25
        Neutron sources based on medical Linac 20m
        Speaker: Marco Costa (TO)
        Slides
    • 13:45 14:45
      Lunch 1h LNL Canteen

      LNL Canteen

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

    • 14:45 15:25
      Neutron Detection Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Giuseppe Gorini (MIB)
      • 14:45
        A single-crystal Diamond Detector Matrix for DT plasma diagnostic 20m
        Speaker: Marica Rebai (MIB)
        Slides
      • 15:05
        The research of large area neutron sensitive MCP at Tsinghua University 20m
        Speaker: Yigang Yang (Tsinghua University)
        Slides
    • 15:25 16:25
      Medical Applications Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Yoshiaki Kiyanagi (Nagoya University)
      • 15:25
        Monte Carlo Simulation of Accelerator-Based Epithermal Neutron Beams for Neutron Capture Therapy 20m
        Speaker: Ignacio Porras (University of Granada, Spain)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        BNCT neutron beam from accelerator 20m
        Speaker: Ian Postuma (PV)
        Slides
      • 16:05
        Development of a linac-based neutron source for BNCT with beryllium three-layer neutron target system 20m
        Speaker: Takashi Nakamoto (Cosylab Japan)
        Slides
    • 16:25 16:40
      Coffee Break 15m
    • 16:40 17:55
      Poster Session Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      • 16:40
        Construction of an accelerator-driven compact neutron source for BNCT in Nagoya Univeristy 1h 15m
        Speakers: Kazuki Tsuchida (Nagoya University), Yoshiaki Kiyanagi (Nagoya University)
      • 16:40
        Convertible Source System of Thermal neutron and X-ray at Hokkaido University Electron Linac Facility 1h 15m
        Speaker: Takashi Kamiyama (Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University)
      • 16:40
        Development of a New Exclusive Function with a Center-of- Gravity Calculation for the 2012 Model 6Li Time Analyzer Neutron Detector System 1h 15m
        Speaker: Setsuo Satoh (High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK))
      • 16:40
        Fast-Neutron Generation by Laser-Driven Deuterium Ions from Ultrathin Targets 1h 15m
        Speaker: Aaron Alejo (Queen's University of Belfast)
      • 16:40
        HBS – A High Brilliant Neutron Source 1h 15m
        Speakers: Jan Philipp Dabruck (Institute NET, RWTH Aachen University), Tobias Cronert (Forschungszentrum Juelich)
      • 16:40
        Imaging of static objects using laser-driven neutron source 1h 15m
        Speaker: Seyed Reza Mirfayzi (Queen's University Belfast)
      • 16:40
        Improvement of Neutron Source for the Development of Non-destructive Methods Adapted for Integrity Test of Next Generation Nuclear Fuels at KURRI-LINAC 1h 15m
        Speaker: Tadafumi Sano (Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute)
      • 16:40
        Radiation Effects Research at LENS 1h 15m
        Speaker: David Baxter (LENS, Indiana University)
      • 16:40
        Shielding design of RIKEN Accelerator-driven Neutron Source (RANS) and brief introduction of XJTU-CANS plan 1h 15m
        Speaker: Sheng Wang (RIKEN Institute/Xi'an Jiaotong University)
      • 16:40
        The ESS Hellium Cooled Target 1h 15m
        Speaker: Sordo Fernando (Consorcio ESS-Bilbao)
      • 16:40
        Upgrade of the IBA dynamitron as a high-intensity proton accelerator 1h 15m
        Speaker: Denis Joassin (IBA)
    • 17:55 19:25
      LNL Visit 1h 30m LNL premises and facilities (Laboratories)

      LNL premises and facilities

      Laboratories

    • 19:25 19:55
      Bus to Padova 30m
    • 20:15 22:15
      Programme Committee Dinner 2h
    • 08:30 09:00
      Bus to LNL 30m Aula "Villi" ()

      Aula "Villi"

    • 09:00 14:40
      Neutron Source Facilities Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Michihiro Furusaka (Hokkaido University)
      • 09:00
        The SPES project at LNL 20m
        Speaker: Gianfranco Prete (LNL)
        Slides
      • 09:20
        The Helmholtz Neutron Strategy: Towards a High Brilliance Neutron Source 30m
        Speaker: Thomas Brückel (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science JCNS, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)
      • 09:50
        ESS-BILBAO: On going activities 20m
        Speaker: Sordo Fernando (Consorcio ESS-Bilbao)
        Slides
      • 10:10
        NEPIR: A neutron irradiation facility at the SPES high intensity 70 MeV Cyclotron of LNL 20m
        Speaker: Jeffery Wyss (PD)
        Slides
      • 10:30
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 11:00
        Multipurpose applications of the accelerator-based neutron source GENEPI2 20m
        Speaker: Francesca Villa (IN2P3/CNRS)
        Slides
      • 11:20
        Development of a compact, intense and ns-pulsed neutron source for the application in fast neutron radiography and tomography 20m
        Speaker: Benjamin Bromberger (Physikalisch- Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany and RI Research Instruments GmbH, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany)
        Slides
      • 11:40
        The LENS facility in 2015 20m
        Speaker: David Baxter (LENS, Indiana University)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Intense Resonance Neutron Source at JINR: Status and Perspectives 20m
        Speaker: Valery Shvetsov (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research)
        Slides
      • 12:20
        RIKEN accelerator-driven compact neutron source RANS 20m
        Speaker: Yoshie OTAKE (RIKEN)
        Slides
      • 12:40
        Recent activity of Japan Collaboration of Accelerator driven Neutron Sources (JCANS) 20m
        Speaker: Yoshiaki Kiyanagi (Nagoya University)
        Slides
      • 13:00
        Current Status of the Hokkaido University Neutron Source (HUNS) 20m
        Speaker: Michihiro Furusaka (Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University)
        Slides
      • 13:20
        Lunch 1h
      • 14:20
        LNL irradiation facilities for radiation damage studies 20m
        Speaker: Serena Mattiazzo (PD)
        Slides
    • 14:40 17:30
      Moderator Neutronics Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: David Baxter (LENS, Indiana University)
      • 14:40
        Design of neutron moderators for ESS 20m
        Speaker: Konstantin Batkov (European Spallation Source ESS AB, Lund, Sweden)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        to be defined 20m
      • 15:20
        High Brilliant Neutron Source - Juelich 20m
        Speaker: Tobias Cronert (Forschungszentrum Juelich)
        Slides
      • 15:40
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 16:10
        Moderator Studies on Simple Geometries 20m
        Speaker: Knud Thomsen (Paul Scherrer Institut)
        Slides
      • 16:30
        Analysis of the premoderator temperature effect on the Moderator Brightness of a simple TMR model system 20m
        Speaker: Rolando Granada (Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica, Argentina)
        Slides
      • 16:50
        Development of compound neutron moderator structures for small accelerator based neutron sources. 20m
        Speaker: Chris Franklyn (Necsa)
        Slides
      • 17:10
        High power laser driven neutron source and application 20m
        Speaker: Aaron Alejo (Queen's University of Belfast)
        Slides
    • 17:30 18:00
      Bus to Padova 30m Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
    • 19:30 21:30
      Social Dinner 2h Sala Rossini (Caffé Pedrocchi)

      Sala Rossini

      Caffé Pedrocchi

    • 08:30 09:00
      Bus to LNL 30m
    • 09:00 10:40
      High Power Target Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Sordo Fernando (Consorcio ESS-Bilbao)
      • 09:00
        The SPES High Power ISOL production target 20m
        Speaker: Alberto Andrighetto (INFN Laboratori di Legnaro)
        Slides
      • 09:20
        ANEM: a rotating composite neutron production target for Single Event Effects Studies at the 70 MeV Cyclotron of LNL-INFN 20m
        Speaker: Luca Silvestrin (PD)
        Slides
      • 09:40
        The high power target for LENOS Project at Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro of INFN-LNL 20m
        Speaker: Pierfrancesco Mastinu (LNL)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Target choice for SARAF thermal neutron source 20m
        Speaker: Ido Silverman (Soreq)
        Slides
      • 10:20
        Experiment and Simulation of plasma window 20m
        Speaker: Kun Zhu (Peking University)
        Slides
    • 10:40 11:10
      Coffee Break 30m Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
    • 11:10 12:50
      Accelerators and Beam Optics Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Xuewu Wang (Tsinghua University)
      • 11:10
        MUNES project: an intense Multidisciplinar Neutron Source for BNCT and other applications based on a high intensity RFQ accelerator 20m
        Speaker: Andrea Pisent (LNL)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Simulations of the high energy beam transport section (HEBT) at FRANZ 20m
        Speaker: Ole Hinrichs (IAP Frankfurt)
        Slides
      • 11:50
        Beam extraction and delivery at compact neutron sources 20m
        Speaker: Ferenc Mezei (European Spallation Source ESS AB)
        Slides
      • 12:10
        High intensity beams activities at CEA/Saclay 20m
        Speaker: Nicolas Chauvin (CEA, DSM/Irfu)
        Slides
      • 12:30
        Commissioning of the 3-MeV proton and neutron beam lines at CPHS: A status report on accelerator and neutron activities at Tsinghua University 20m
        Speaker: Xuewu Wang (Tsinghua University, Beijing)
        Slides
    • 12:50 13:10
      Computer Simulation Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Xuewu Wang (Tsinghua University)
      • 12:50
        Geant4 Simulation of the n_TOF Spallation Target 20m
        Speaker: Jorge Lerendegui (Universidad de Sevilla)
        Slides
    • 13:10 14:10
      Lunch 1h Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
    • 14:10 16:20
      Closure Aula "Villi"

      Aula "Villi"

      INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

      Viale dell'Università 2, Legnaro (Padova)
      Convener: Chun K. Loong (Retired)
      • 14:10
        UCANS Before UCANS 20m
        Speaker: John M. Carpenter (Argonne National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        The Union for Compact Accelerator-driven Neutron Sources: Past, Present, and Prospects 20m
        Speaker: Chun Loong (Retired)
        Slides
      • 14:50
        Discussion: Future of UCANS 1h 30m
    • 16:20 16:50
      Bus to Padova 30m
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