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-2015 International Meeting

Oct. 11-14, 2015, Seoul, Korea

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Available Abstracts and Papers

The available abstracts and papers that were presented at the “36th RERTR 2015 International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors” are provided below.

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RERTR-2015 Technical Program

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Global Progress in HEU Minimization

  • S1-P1 Welcome and Overview of Office of Material Management and Minimization (M3) Goals and Objectives
    P. Hanlon
  • S1-P2 Progress and Challenges in HEU Minimization through Reactor and Mo-99 Conversions
    J. Chamberlin
  • S1-P3 IAEA Activities in Support of HEU Minimization: 2015 Update
    J.M. Dix, A. Borio Di Tigliole, F.M. Marshall, S.M. Tozser
    Posted on: Fri, Aug. 12, 2016 | [ 27KB]
  • S1-P4 Progress on Conversion of the Jamaica Slowpoke UWI CNS Research Reactor to Operation with LEU Fuel
    C. Grant
  • S1-P5 WWR-K Reactor: Conversion Started
    P. Chakrov
  • S1-P6 China Support to Reactor Conversion of MNSR Reactors
    Y. Li
  • S1-P7 The KJRR, the First Research Reactor Using High Density U-Mo Fuel
    J.K. Kim, J.Y. Kim, H.T. Chae, C. Park and K.H. Lee
    Posted on: Fri, Aug. 12, 2016 | [ 28KB]
  • S1-P8 Overview of Environmental Management Nonproliferation and Highly Enriched Uranium Minimization Mission Activities
    G. DeLeon
  • S1-P9 A Roadmap to Minimize and Eliminate Highly Enriched Uranium
    M. Pomper
  • S1-P10 A Thumb and a Blanket
    R. Burgul

MNSR and European High Performance Conversions to LEU Operation

Perspectives on Fuel Performance Issues

Fuel Development—Fabrication Technology I

High Performance Reactor Conversions

Fuel Development—Fabrication Technology II

Conversion Analysis and Methods

Russian-Designed Reactor Conversions

Poster Session

Fuel Irradiation Testing and Characterization

  • S10-P1 Destructive Post-irradiation Examination of the RERTR-12 and AFIP-6 MKII
    A.B. Robinson
  • S10-P2 Recent Results of Microstructural Characterization of Irradiated U-Mo Fuels
    D.D. Keiser
  • S10-P3 KJRR Fuel (U-7Mo) Qualification Plan and Its Status
    J.S. Yim
  • S10-P4 Non Destructive Post-irradiation Examination of the RERTR-12 and AFIP-6 MKII Experiments
    W.J. Williams
  • S10-P5 TEM Characterization of High Burnup U-10Mo Monolithic Fuel Plate
    J. Gan, B.D. Miller, D.D. Keiser, J.F. Jue, J.W. Madden, A.B. Robinson, M.K. Meyer
    Posted on: Fri, Aug. 12, 2016 | [ 108K B]




Please address inquiries about the RERTR-2015 technical program to the Meeting organizer, John Holland.

Last Modified: Fri, January 15, 2016 9:44 AM

2016 RERTR Meeting

The 2016 International RERTR Meeting (RERTR-2016) will take place in Belgium in October 2016.
Stay tuned for further details.

RERTR-2015 News:

Nov. 5, 2015 First set of papers available: A first set of papers from the RERTR-2015 International Meeting in Seoul is now available for downloading…Download Papers

Sep. 30, 2015 Technical Program: The technical program for RERTR-2015 is now available…Download Technical Program

Jun. 4, 2015RERTR-2015: Announcing RERTR-2015… Details

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Technical Questions:
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John Holland
Argonne National Laboratory
See also Program Committee

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