Mini-CSEWG-2017

US/Mountain
Hot Rocks (upstairs) (Los Alamos)

Hot Rocks (upstairs)

Los Alamos

4200 W Jemez Rd Los Alamos, NM 87544
Alejandro Sonzogni, Dave Brown, Mark Chadwick (Lanl), Mike Herman (BNL)
Description
Goal of the Mini-CSEWG-2017 meeting is to review progress towards ENDF/B-VIII.0 relase scheduled for the end of 2017. The focus will be on the beta4 release, its's performance in the validation and work needed to be done before the final release of the library.  
Minutes
Participants
  • Boris Pritychenko
  • Bret Beck
  • Chuck Lee
  • David Brown
  • David Heinrichs
  • Denise Neudecker
  • Donald Smith
  • Dorothea Wiarda
  • Hye Young Lee
  • Ian Thompson
  • Jason Thompson
  • Jeremy Conlin
  • Jesse Holmes
  • John Bess
  • John Lestone
  • Keegan Kelly
  • Luiz Leal
  • Marco Pigni
  • Mark Chadwick
  • Mark Paris
  • Matt Devlin
  • Michael Dunn
  • Michael Rapp
  • Michael Zerkle
  • Mike Herman
  • Morgan White
  • Patrick Jaffke
  • Patrick Talou
  • Robert Haight
  • Ron Nelson
  • Skip Kahler
  • Sonzogni Alejandro
  • Toshihiko Kawano
  • William Marshall
  • Yaron Danon
Support
    • 09:00 10:00
      Overview

      Where we are now?

      Convener: Dr Mark Chadwick (Lanl)
      Overview Session

      Draft-2 of the Agenda is presented in this Indico-site. 
      • 09:00
        Welcome 10m
        Speaker: Dr Mark Chadwick (Lanl)
      • 09:10
        What has changed so far? 20m
        Speaker: Brown David (NNDC, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 09:30
        Status of standards evaluations 20m
        Speaker: Roberto Capote (IAEA NDS)
        Slides
      • 09:50
        Anniversary plans 10m
        Speaker: Alejandro Sonzogni (NNDC - BNL)
        Slides
    • 10:00 12:15
      Validation

      How is ENDF/B-VIII.0 performing, what needs to be fixed?

      Convener: Dr Skip Kahler (LANL)
    • 12:15 13:15
      Lunch 1h
    • 13:15 14:25
      Validation

      How is ENDF/B-VIII.0 performing, what needs to be fixed?

      Convener: Dr Skip Kahler (LANL)
      • 13:45
        Library deficiencies 20m
        Speaker: Brown David (NNDC, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
        document
        Slides
      • 14:05
        Astrophysical cross sections 20m
        Speaker: Dr Boris Pritychenko (NNDC, BNL)
        Slides
    • 14:25 17:00
      Evaluation

      Only stuff that's going into ENDF/B-VIII.0!

      Convener: Dr Mark Chadwick (Lanl)
      • 14:25
        Light nuclei evaluations & issues (incl adding back in g prod) 20m
        Speaker: Gerry Hale (LANL)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Fe status 10m
        Speaker: Dr Mike Herman (BNL)
        Slides
      • 14:55
        235U status 10m
        Speaker: Roberto Capote (IAEA NDS)
        Slides
      • 15:05
        238U status 10m
        Speaker: Roberto Capote (IAEA NDS)
      • 15:15
        239Pu status 10m
        Speaker: Patrick Talou (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 15:25
        Coffee Break 15m
      • 15:40
        PFGS updates for actinides 15m
        Speaker: Dr Ionel Stetcu (Los Alamos National Lab)
        Slides
      • 15:55
        Gamma production (validation, comparisons) 15m
        Speakers: Goorley, Dr Ionel Stetcu (Los Alamos National Lab), Morgan White (LANL), Roberto Capote (IAEA NDS)
        Slides
      • 16:10
        Energy deposition in fission 25m
        Speakers: John Lestone (LANL), Morgan White (LANL)
        Slides
      • 16:35
        Status of the high-energy “LA150” type part of evaluations 10m
        Speaker: Dr Mike Herman (BNL)
        Slides
    • 17:00 18:00
      Round table discussion on evaluation items
      Convener: Dr Mark Chadwick (Lanl)
      • 17:00
        beta4->beta5 items 1h
        Speaker: All
        • - Fixes 15m
        • - Covariances 15m
        • - Fast neutron range 15m
        • - Documentation in the file 15m
    • 08:30 10:30
      Formats

      We always release a formal manual for the format when we release. This time we have 2 formats!

      Convener: Dr Michael Dunn (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
      • 08:30
        ENDF-6 manual status 20m
        Speaker: Brown David (NNDC, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 08:50
        "Final" ENDF-6 format proposals - PGFS 20m
        Speaker: Dr Ionel Stetcu (Los Alamos National Lab)
        document
        Slides
      • 09:10
        "Final" ENDF-6 format proposals - MF=4 for non-neutron evaluations 20m
        Speaker: Brown David (NNDC, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
        document
      • 09:30
        EG-GNDS - choose members of governance board 20m
        Speaker: Brown David (NNDC, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
        document
        Slides
      • 09:50
        GND, what's needed for B-VIII.0? 20m
        Speaker: Dr Bret Beck (LLNL)
        Slides
      • 10:10
        Discussion of processing problems 20m
        Speaker: All
    • 10:30 12:05
      Decay Data and Covariances
      • 10:30
        Decay data, how is it used? 20m
        Speaker: Soloman
      • 10:50
        Decay data updates 20m
        Speaker: Alejandro Sonzogni (NNDC - BNL)
        Slides
      • 11:10
        Covariance work of 235U and 239Pu in the RRR 15m
        Speaker: Dr Marco Pigni (ORNL)
      • 11:25
        Problems in covariance evaluations 10m
        Speaker: Dorothea Wiarda (ORNL)
        Slides
      • 11:35
        Covariance testing at ORNL 20m
        Speaker: William Marshall
        Slides
      • 11:55
        PFNS Covariance 10m
        Speaker: Dr Denise Neudecker (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Theoretical Division)
        Slides
    • 12:30 13:15
      Lunch 45m
    • 13:15 17:15
      Round table discussion on various topics
      Convener: Dr Mark Chadwick (Lanl)
      • 13:15
        Topics for discussion: 4h
        Speaker: All
        • - Covariance data status and path forward
        • - Continued discussion on evaluation issues
        • - Timeline & goals of future betas
        • - Do we need a Hackathon? Micro-CSEWG?
        • - TENDL files (Capote)
          Slides
        • - Big paper issues
        • - TSL issues?
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