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List of Publications
Prof. John R. White

2000 - present

A. Jirapongmed and J. R. White, "Activation Analysis Using the ACTIV Code System," ANS 2002 Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Nov. 2002).

J. R. White and L. Bobek, "Startup Test Results and Model Evaluation for the HEU to LEU Conversion of the UMass-Lowell Research," 24th International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors (RERTR 2002), San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina (Nov. 2002).

J. R. White, L. Bobek, and T. M. Regan, "Initial Testing of the New Ex-Core Fast Neutron Irradiator at the UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Final Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 14-08567 (July 2002). This final report also included a copy of the paper presented at the RPS Topical Conference in Santa Fe, NM in April 2002.

J. R. White, A. Jirapongmed, L. Bobek, and T. M. Regan, "Design and Initial Testing of an Ex-Core Fast Neutron Irradiator for the UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," 2002 ANS Radiation Protection and Shielding Topical Conference, Santa Fe, NM (April 2002).

T. M. Regan, D. C. Harris, R. M. Stroud, and J. R. White, "Neutron Irradiation of Sapphire for Compressive Strengthening: I. Processing Conditions and Compressive Strength," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 300, 39-46 (2002).

J. R. White and A. Jirapongmed, "Activation Analysis for the Fermi 1 Reactor," Final Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 05-08620 (Jan. 2001).

J. R. White, J. Byard, and A. Jirapongmed, "Calculational Support for the Startup of the LEU-Fueled UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Proceedings of Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Mathematics and Computation, Pittsburgh, PA (May 2000).

J. R. White, A. Jirapongmed, and J. Byard, "Preliminary Characterization of the Irradiation Facilities Within the LEU-Fueled UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Proceedings of Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Mathematics and Computation, Pittsburgh, PA (May 2000).

J. R. White, "On Computing the Thermal Flux in Ex-Core Neutron Activation Studies," Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 05-08453 (Jan. 2000).

J. R. White, "SYN2D Summary Notes and Usage with 1-D Versus 2-D Comparisons for the JPDR," Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 05-08453 (Jan. 2000).

1995 - 1999

J. R. White and R. D. Tooker, "Modeling and Reference Core Calculations for the LEU-Fueled UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," ANS 1999 Winter Meeting, Long Beach, CA (Nov. 1999).

J. R. White, "Cross Section Libraries and Preliminary Modeling for the Reference UMLRR LEU Core Configuration," Final Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 05-08186 (Jan. 1999).

J. R. White, "Additional Characterization of the Irradiation Facilities in the UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Final Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 05-07895 (Ext. #1) (June 1998).

J. R. White, "Updated Results for the JPDR Activation Analysis Benchmark Using VITAMIN-B6 and BUGLE-96 Data," 1998 ANS Radiation Protection and Shielding Topical Conference, Nashville, TN (April 1998).

J. R. White, "Characterization of the Neutron Spectrum in the UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Final Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 05-07895 (Jan. 1998).

J. R. White, "Preliminary Characterization of the Neutron Spectrum in the UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Final Report for UMass-Lowell Research Foundation Project No. 05-07819 (July 1997).

P. M. Delmolino and J. R. White, "Development and Testing of a Generalized Adjoint Formulation Within the Framework of an Advanced Nodal Code," Advances in Nuclear Fuel Management II, Myrtle Beach, SC (March 1997).

J. R. White, "Summary Results of the MCNP-MCNP Coupling Studies for the Point Source KSU Skyshine Benchmark Problem," technical report submitted to Yankee Atomic Electric Company (Jan. 1997).

L. H. Bettenhausen and J. R. White, "Engineering Service Life Determination Using a Research Reactor," ANS/ENS International Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Nov. 1996).

J. R. White and A. P. Fyfe, "UMass-Lowell Results for the JPDR Activation Analysis Benchmark," 1996 Radiation Protection & Shielding Topical Meeting, No. Falmouth, Massachusetts (April 1996).

J. R. White, L. H. Bettenhausen, and P. J. Tutinas, "Determination of the Service Life for the Excore Neutron Detector Cables in Seabrook Station," 1996 Radiation Protection & Shielding Topical Meeting, No. Falmouth, Massachusetts (April 1996).

J. R. White and A. P. Fyfe, "UMass-Lowell Results of the IAEA Benchmark Calculation of Radioactive Inventory for Fission Reactor Decommissioning," report of IAEA Benchmark Exercise for the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria (July 1995).

1990 - 1994

K. B. Spinney, J. R. White, and R. C. Paulson, "Determination of Neutron and Gamma Radiation Fields in a Mark I BWR Drywell via Calculation and Measurement," Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Radiation Shielding, Arlington, Texas (April 1994).

J. R. White, et al., "Comparison of the BUGLE-80 and SAILOR Libraries for Coupled Neutron-Gamma Transport Applications," Eighth ASTM-EURATOM Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry, Vail, Colorado (Aug. 1993).

J. R. White, et al., "Maine Yankee Dosimetry Capsule and Pressure Vessel Neutron Fluence Calculations," Eighth ASTM-EURATOM Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry, Vail, Colorado (Aug. 1993).

K. B. Spinney, K. J. Morrissey, and J. R. White, "Equilibrium Cycle Excore Neutron and Gamma Fluxes for the GE Simplified Boiling Water Reactor," YAEC-1858, Yankee Atomic Electric Company (May 1993).

J. R. White and P. M. Delmolino, "Simple Heuristics: A Bridge Between Manual Core Design and Automated Optimization Methods," International Conference on Mathematical Methods and Super Computing in Nuclear Applications, Karlsruhe, Germany (April 1993).

J. R. White and P. M. Delmolino, "LWR Core Design and Analysis Using the RESCUE Interactive Reload Design Tool," AI 91: Frontiers in Innovative Computing for the Nuclear Industry, Jackson, Wyoming (Sept. 1991).

J. R. White and T. F. DeLorey, "Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis of Integral Physics Parameters in High Conversion Reactors." Nuclear Technology, 95, 129 (Aug. 1991).

J. R. White, "Integrating Computer Literacy into the Nuclear Engineering Curriculum," ASEE Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana (June 1991).

J. R. White, K. R. Robinson, and P. M. Delmolino, "Implicit Versus Explicit Perturbation Methods for the Efficient Evaluation of Alternative Core Designs," International Topical Meeting on Advances in Mathematics, Computations, and Reactor Physics, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (April 1991).

J. R. White and P. M. Delmolino, "RESCUE - A PC-Based Interactive Reload Design Tool," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 62, 551 (Nov. 1990).

J. R. White and P. M. Delmolino, "An Implicit High-Order GPT Method for LWR Reload Design Applications," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 61, 159 (June 1990).

T. F. DeLorey and J. R. White, "Quantifying the Void Coefficient Uncertainty in High Conversion Reactor Systems," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 61, 336 (June 1990).

J. R. White and G. A. Swanbon, "Development of a Technique for the Practical Implementation of Higher-Order Perturbation Methods," Nuc. Sci. Eng., 105, 160 (June 1990).

J. R. White and T. F. DeLorey, "Data Uncertainty Reduction in High Converter Reactor Designs Using PROTEUS Phase II Integral Experiments," International Conference on the Physics of Reactors: Operation, Design and Computation, Marseille, France (April 1990).

J. R. White and P. M. Delmolino, "Accurate LWR Assembly Power Distributions Based on Generalized Perturbation Theory," International Conference on the Physics of Reactors: Operation, Design and Computation, Marseille, France (April 1990).

J. R. White and K. M. Avila, "Developing Feasible Loading Patterns Using Perturbation Theory Methods," International Conference on the Physics of Reactors: Operation, Design and Computation, Marseille, France (April 1990).

1985 - 1989

D. Biswas, W. P. Kovacik, and J. R. White, "Evaluation of the Delayed Neutron Importance Factor with ENDF/B-V Data," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 59, 318 (June 1989).

J. R. White and G. A. Swanbon, "A Practical Approach to Higher Order Generalized Perturbation Theory," ANS Topical Meeting on Advances in Nuclear Engineering Computation and Radiation Shielding, Santa Fe, New Mexico (April 1989).

J. R. White, J. E. Stoddard, Jr., and J. P. Phelps, "Physics Analyses for the HEU to LEU Conversion at the University of Lowell Research Reactor," 1988 International Reactor Physics Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming (Sept. 1988).

J. R. White, J. E. Stoddard Jr., and J. P. Phelps, "Verification of the Computational Models for the Physics Analysis of the University of Lowell Reactor," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 56, 574 (June 1988).

B. R. Frank and J. R. White, "Implementation of Static Generalized Perturbation Theory for LWR Design Applications," International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics, Mathematics, and Computations, Paris, France (April 1987).

J. R. White and B. R. Frank, "Analytic Solutions to Several Forms of the One-Dimensional Multigroup Diffusion Equation," International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics, Mathematics, and Computations, Paris, France (April 1987).

J. R. White, "Conceptual Development of a Complete LWR Reload Design Methodology Based on Generalized Perturbation Theory," PhD Dissertation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. (March 1987).

J. R. White and B. R. Frank, "Generalized Perturbation Theory for LWR Depletion Analysis and Core Design Applications," Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Safety, Saratoga Springs, New York (Sept. 1986).

J. R. White and B. R. Frank, "Static Generalized Perturbation Theory with Feedback Effects and Criticality Reset," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 53, 433 (June 1986).

J. R. White, D. M. Chapman, and D. Biswas, "Fuel Management Optimization Based on Generalized Perturbation Theory," Topical Meeting on Advances in Fuel Management, Pinehurst, North Carolina (March 1986).

J. R. White, D. M. Chapman, and D. Biswas, "Development of a GPT-Based Optimization Algorithm," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 50, 83 (Nov. 1985).

J. R. White, T. J. Cahill, and B. R. Frank, "Exact Analytic Solution for the Generalized Flux in 1-D Cartesian Geometry," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 49, 220 (June 1985).

B. R. Frank and J. R. White, "Evaluation of the DIF3D Nodal Option for HTGR Neutronic Applications," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 49 (June 1985).

B. R. Frank and J. R. White, "Few-Group Three-Dimensional Hexagonal HTGR Benchmark Problem," ANS International Meeting on Advances in Nuclear Engineering Computational Methods, Knoxville, TN. (April 1985).

J. R. White, "The DEPTH-CHARGE Static and Time-Dependent Perturbation/Sensitivity System for Nuclear Reactor Core Analysis, Revision I," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/CSD-78R (April 1985).

1980 - 1984

J. R. White, B. R. Frank, and J. Pappas, "Analytic Solution for the Fundamental and Higher Harmonics of the 1-D Diffusion Equation," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 46, 408 (June 1984).

J. R. White, J. Konovalchick, J. H. Marable, and J. L. Lucius, "Sensitivity Analysis of the Doppler Coefficient in Heterogeneous LMFBRs," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 45, 769 (Nov. 1983).

J. R. White, J. H. Marable, and R. E. Schenter, "Sensitivity Analysis of the Inherent Neutron Source Strength," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 43, 723 (Nov. 1982).

J. R. White and M. L. Williams, "Application of Time-Dependent Generalized Perturbation Theory Methods in LWR Physics Analyses," Topical Meeting on Reactor Physics and Core Thermal Hydraulics, Kiamesha Lake, New York (Sept. 1982).

J. H. Marable, D. G. Cacuci, C. R. Weisbin, J. R. White, D. Biswas, J. M. Kallfelz, C. C. Cowan, and R. Protsik, "Sensitivities and Uncertainties of a Large LMFBR Using Adjusted Cross Section Library ORACLE-1," Topical Meeting on Reactor Physics and Core Thermal Hydraulics, Kiamesha Lake, New York (Sept. 1982).

J. R. White and R. E. Schenter, "Analysis of the Lumped Fission Product Uncertainty in CRBR," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 39, 931 (Nov. 1981).

J. M. Kallfelz, E. T. Tomlinson, D. Biswas, and J. R. White, "Preliminary Analysis and Sensitivity Study of PHENIX Fuel Irradiation Experiments," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM-7505 (Sept. 1981).

J. R. White, "The DEPTH-CHARGE Static and Time-Dependent Perturbation/Sensitivity System for Nuclear Reactor Core Analysis," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/CSD-78 (Sept. 1981).

D. Biswas, J. M. Kallfelz, and J. R. White, "Depletion Analysis and Sensitivity Study of PHENIX Fuel Irradiation Experiments," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 38, 673 (June 1981).

J. R. White and D. T. Ingersoll, "Analysis of the Thorium Axial Blanket Experiments in the PROTEUS Reactor," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM-7471 (Dec. 1980).

J. R. White and T. J. Burns, "Preliminary Evaluation of Alternate Fueled Gas Cooled Fast Reactors," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM-7432 (Dec. 1980).

J. R. White, "Burnup Effects in Data Sensitivity Studies," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 35, 587 (Nov. 1980).

J. M. Kallfelz, et al., "Design and Sensitivity Analysis of a CDS-Type Heterogeneous Core," ANS Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Shielding, Sun Valley, Idaho (Sept. 1980).

J. R. White, T. J. Burns, and M. L. Williams, "On the Implementation, Verification, and Application of Multicycle Depletion Perturbation Theory," Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Shielding, Sun Valley, Idaho (Sept. 1980).

J. R. White, "The Development, Implementation, and Verification of Multicycle Depletion Perturbation Theory for Reactor Burnup Analysis," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM-7305 (Aug. 1980).

J. R. White and T. J. Burns, "Development and Verification of Multicycle Depletion Perturbation Theory," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 34, 824 (June 1980).

J. R. White, D. T. Ingersoll, U. Schmocker, and K. Gmur, "Analysis of the Thorium Axial Blanket Experiments in the PROTEUS Reactor," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 34, 759 (June 1980).

J. R. White and T. J. Burns, "Analysis of Fission-Product Effects in a Fast Mixed-Spectrum Reactor Concept," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM-7091 (Feb. 1980).

1977 - 1979

J. R. White, D. T. Ingersoll, U. Schmocker, and K. Gmur, "Analysis of a Swiss Thorium Blanket Integral Experiment," International Conf. on Nuclear Cross Sections for Technology, Knoxville, TN. (Oct. 1979).

T. J. Burns and J. R. White, "Preliminary Neutronic Analysis of a Fast Mixed-Spectrum Reactor (FMSR)," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM-6954 (Aug. 1979).

M. L. Williams, J. R. White, and T. J. Burns, "A Technique for Sensitivity Analysis of Space- and Energy-Dependent Burnup Calculations," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 32, 766 (June 1979).

J. R. White and T. J. Burns, "Alternative Heterogeneous GCFR Fuel Cycles," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 32, 403 (June 1979).

T. J. Burns and J. R. White, "Preliminary Evaluation of Alternative Fuel Cycle Options Utilizing Fast Breeders," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL-5389, (Oct. 1978).

M. L. Williams, J. R. White, J. H. Marable, and E. M. Oblow, "Sensitivity Theory for Depletion Analysis," Seminar-Workshop on the Theory and Application of Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, ORNL/RSIC-42 (Aug. 1978).

D. E. Bartine, T. J. Burns, J. R. White, J. M. Kallfelz, and D. M. Rowland, "Alternative Fuel Cycles for Breeder Reactors," ANS Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics, Gatlinburg, Tennessee (April 1978).

D. E. Bartine, T. J. Burns, J. R. White, J. M. Kallfelz, and D. M. Rowland, "Alternative Fuel Cycles for Breeder Reactors," International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, Miami Beach, Florida (Dec. 1977).

T. J. Burns, J. R. White, D. E. Bartine, J. M. Kallfelz, and D. M. Rowland, "Denatured Fast Reactor Symbiosis," Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 27, 454 (Nov. 1977).

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