Publications and Presentations

Publications:

  1. N. Thompson, Y. Danon, “Neutron Capture Cross Section Measurements Using a Lead Slowing Down Spectrometer”, 2016 Stewardship Science Academic Programs Annual, NNSA, DOE, DOE/NA-0038 (2016).
  2. J. Thai, N. Thompson, Y. Danon, “Measurements of the 59Co (n,γ) Cross Section Using a Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer”, The MANE Student Research and Design Journal, The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 19-22 (2016). 
  3. B. Becker, A. Weltz, J.A. Kulisek, J. Thompson, N. Thompson, Y. Danon, “Non-destructive Assay Measurements Using the RPI Lead Slowing Down Spectrometer”, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 175, 124–134, (2013).

 

Conference Proceedings:

  1. E. Blain, Y. Danon, B. McDermott, A. Youmans, J. Brown, N. Thompson, A. Weltz, K. Mohindroo, G.Leinweber, R. Block, M. Rapp, D. Barry, “Development of an In-Beam Neutron Flux Monitor for Time of Flight Capture Measurements” , Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 115, Las Vegas, NV, November 6-10, 2016.
  2. R. Bahran, J. Hutchinson, J. Arthur, A. Sood, P. Caracappa, N. Thompson, S. Pozzi, “Development of a Research Reactor Protocol for Neutron Multiplication Measurements”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 115, Las Vegas, NV, November 6-10, 2016.
  3. D. Curtis and N. Thompson, “The Clean Power Plan-Impact on the U.S. Nuclear Energy Industry and Analysis of Major Issues”, Proceedings of the 2016 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants, San Francisco, CA, 486-497 (2016).
  4. Y. Danon, E. Blain, A. Daskalakis, B. McDermott, N. Thompson, A. Youmans, R. C. Block, D. Barry, B. Epping, G. Leinweber, M. Rapp, “Measurement of Total Cross Section of Water and O-16 in the MeV Energy Range”, 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators (AccApp ’15), Washington D.C., November 2015.
  5. N. W. Thompson, A. Lewis, J. Thai, A. Daskalakis, E. Blain, Y. Danon, “Progress on Using a Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer to Measure Neutron Capture Cross Sections”, 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators (AccApp ’15), Washington D.C., November 2015.
  6. Amanda E. Youmans, J. Brown, A. Daskalakis, N. Thompson, A. Welz, Y. Danon, B. McDermott, G. Leinweber, M. Rapp, “Fast Neutron Scattering Measurements with Lead”, 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators (AccApp ’15), Washington D.C., November 2015.
  7. Brian McDermott, E. Blain, A. Daskalakis, N. Thompson, A. Youmans, H.J. Choun, W. Steinberger, Y. Danon, R.C. Block, D.P. Barry, B. Epping, G. Leinweber, M.J. Rapp, “New (n, gamma) measurements on elemental iron from 850 to 2500 keV”, 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators (AccApp ’15), Washington D.C., November 2015.
  8. Y. Danon, A. Daskalakis, B. McDermott, N. Thompson, A. Youmans, R. Block, D. Barry, B. Epping, G. Leinweber, M. Rapp, and T. Donovan, “Recent Developments in Nuclear Data Measurement capabilities at the Gaerttner LINAC Center at RPI”, Proceedings of WONDER 2015: Fourth International Workshop on Nuclear Data Evaluation for Reactor Applications, Aix-en-Provence, France. October 5-8 2015.
  9. Brian McDermott, E. Blain, A. Daskalakis, N. Thompson, A. Youmans, H.J. Choun, W. Steinberger, Y. Danon, “Capture Cross Sections in nat-Fe and 181-Ta from 1 to 2000 keV using a new C6D6 Detector Array”, International Conference on Nuclear Criticality Safety, Charlotte, NC, September 2015.
  10. Nicholas Thompson , Rian Bahran, Glenn Winters, Emily Frantz, Rebecca Gazda, Brian McDermott, Wei Ji, Peter Caracappa, Timothy Trumbull, Jason Thompson, and Yaron Danon, “Nuclear Engineering Education At The RPI Walthousen Reactor Critical Facility”, Proceedings of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 56th Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, CA, July 12-16, 2015.
  11. N. Thompson, A. Lewis, E. Blain, A. Daskalakis, and Y. Danon, “Neutron Capture Cross Section Measurements Using a Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 111, Anaheim, California, November 9–13, 2014.
  12. A. Youmans, R. Bahran, E. Blain, A. Daskalakis, B. McDermott, S. Piela, N. Thompson, A. Weltz and Y. Danon, D. Barry, G. Leinweber, M. Rapp, R. Block. “Using Simulations To Determine The Energy Resolution Function Of Neutron Time-Of-Flight Experiments”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 109, p. 861-864, Washington, D.C., November 10–14, 2013.
  13. N. Thompson, B. Becker, J. Thompson, D. Beller, S. Bowyer, A. Gavron, G. Imel and Y. Danon, “Non-Destructive Assay of 235U and 239Pu Using a Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 105, Washington, D.C., October 30–November 3, 2011.
  14. B. Becker, N. Thompson, J. Thompson, , D. Beller, S. Bowyer, V. Garvon, G. Imel and Y. Danon, “Towards Benchmark Measurements For Used Nuclear Fuel Assay Using A Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer”, Proceedings of the Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators (AccApp 2011), Knoxville, TN, 2011.

 

Panels:

  1. “The Economics of Nuclear”, ANS Student Conference 2017, Pittsburgh, PA.
  2. “Potent Policies: Understanding ANS Position Papers”, 2016 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.
  3. “Nuclear Politics: Advocacy”, 2016 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.
  4. “Special Session: ANS Special Committee on Nuclear in the States”, 2016 American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  5. “Ask the Public Policy Committee Anything”, 2016 American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  6. “Nuclear Politics: Perspectives from Nuclear Advocates”, 2016 American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  7. “Potent Policies: Understanding ANS Position Papers”, American Nuclear Society Student Conference, 2016, Madison, Wisconsin.
  8. “What’s New in Academia?”, 2014 U.S. Women in Nuclear Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Committee Reports:

  1. Co-Author, Nuclear in the States Toolkit, Version 2.0, ANS Special Committee on Nuclear in the States, June 2016.
  2. Co-Author, The US without Nuclear Energy: A Report on the Public Impact of Plant Closures, ANS Special Committee on Nuclear in the States, April 2016.
  3. Co-Author, Nuclear in the States Toolkit, Version 1.0, ANS Special Committee on Nuclear in the States, February 2016.

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