Argonne National Laboratory
International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors
RERTR Program, Nuclear Engineering Division at Argonne
U.S. Department of Energy

RERTR-2014 International Meeting

Oct. 12-15, 2014, Vienna International Center, Vienna, Austria

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Available Papers

The available papers that were presented at the “35th RERTR 2014 International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors” are provided below.

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RERTR-2014 Technical Program

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Global Progress in HEU Minimization

  • S1-P1 NNSA's Role in HEU Minimization
    A. Atkins
  • S1-P2 Conversion of ARGUS to Operation with LEU and IRT-3M LEU Fuel Qualification Progress
    N. Arkhangelsky
  • S1-P3 Efforts Made for the Conversion of Ghana's MNSR to LEU
    H. C. Odoi, J. K. Gbadago, R. G. Abrefah, S. A. Birikorang, R. B. M. Sogbadji, E. Ampomah-Amoako
    Posted on: Fri, Aug. 12, 2016 | [ 72KB]
  • S1-P4 Analysis of the Jamaican SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor for the Conversion from HEU to LEU Fuel
    H. Dennis and F. Puig
    Posted on: Fri, Aug. 12, 2016 | [822KB]
  • S1-P5 IAEA Activities in Support of HEU Minimization: 2014 Update
    F. Marshall
  • S1-P6 HERACLES - U-Mo Fuel Qualification in Europe
    Y. Calzavara
  • S1-P7 U-Mo Monolithic Fuel Development for Conversion of High Performance Reactors
    C. Landers

Fuel Utilization and Disposition

HEU Minimization

Perspectives on Fuel Development and Performance Issues

  • S4-P1 U.S. Progress in U-Mo Monolithic Fuel Development
    M.K. Meyer
  • S4-P2 Examination of High Uranium Density Research Reactor Fuel Performance and Endurance
    G. Hofman
  • S4-P3 U.S. High Performance Research Reactor LEU Conversion Design Parameters
    E.H. Wilson
  • S4-P4 Progress on the Development of U-Mo Fuel for Qualification in Korea
    Y.J. Jeong
  • S4-P5 Closing Nuclear Security Gaps: International Cooperation in LEU Fuel Development and HEU Minimization Norms
    M.R. Burnett

MNSR and Japan Conversions to LEU Operation

High Performance Reactor Conversions

Fuel Development—Irradiation Testing, PIE Analysis and Modeling

Fuel Development and Fabrication

Russian-Designed Reactor Conversions

Safety Analysis

Fuel Development—Fabrication Technology

Conversion Analysis and Methods

Conversion Analysis and Safety Licensing




Please address inquiries about the RERTR-2014 technical program to the Meeting organizer, John Holland.

Last Modified: Tue, November 11, 2014 1:01 PM


Meeting: Oct. 11-14, 2015
Technical Tour: Oct. 15, 2015

RERTR-2015 News:

Feb. 9, 2015 SAVE THE DATES for RERTR-2015: RERTR-2015 will be held on Oct. 11-14, 2015. A technical tour is planned for Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. More details will follow as soon as they become available.

RERTR-2014 News:

Nov. 5, 2014 First set of papers available: A first set of papers from the RERTR-2014 International Meeting in Vienna is now available for downloading…Download Papers

Sep. 30, 2014 Technical Program: A preliminary technical program for RERTR-2014 is now available…Download Technical Program

Jun. 25, 2014RERTR-2014: Online registration now open… Details

Jun. 25, 2014RERTR-2014: Announcing RERTR-2014… Details

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Technical Questions:
For further information and questions please contact:

John Holland
Argonne National Laboratory
See also Program Committee

Administrative Questions:
Ms. Linda Legerski
Argonne National Laboratory
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Argonne, Illinois 60439-4815, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 (630) 252-4836
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