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UCANS 10 Timetable at a Glance

Short Program pdf (version: 12.10.2023.)

Sessions and Speakers

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Visit and Social Dinner information

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Poster Presentations

List of Poster Presentations pdf (version: 12.10.2023.)

Posters will be available for discussion in the coffee break area during the entire time of the meeting.


Monday, 16 October, 2023

12:45 - 13:40

Registration & Welcome

13:40 - 14:00

Opening session

14:00 - 15:30

Session 1. Instrumentation

Chair: Ferenc Mezei

Jörg Voigt JCNS (keynote) – An Instrumentation Suite for HBS

Koichi Kino AIST (inv.) – Status and imaging examples of the compact electron accelerator-driven neutron facility AISTANS

Sheng Wang INPC CAEP – Improvements of fast neutron tomography based on compact accelerator of D-T neutron source

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00

cont. Session 1. Instrumentation

Oliver Zimmer ILL (inv.) – Nested mirror optics – the next generation of neutron delivery systems?

Yoshihisa Iwashita Kyoto Univ. – Update of Magnetic Optics for Neutron Beams

Stefan Scheuren Darmstadt Techn. Univ. – Demonstration of non-destructive, isotope-sensitive material characterization using a laser-based neutron source

17:00 - 18:00

Posters & Discussions

17:30 - 19:00

ELENA Association General Assembly

Tuesday, 17 October, 2023

09:00 - 10:45

Session 2. Applications

Chair: Dong Won Lee

Yoshié Otake RIKEN (keynote) – RIKEN Accelerator-driven compact neutron sources, RANS, and their applications

Alain Menelle LLB (inv.) – CANS and industrial applications

Ryu Kiuchi NTT – Possibility of evaluating the cosmic proton environment for CANS using clarifying the relationship between neutron- and proton-induced SEU cross sections

Ke Jianlin INPC CAEP – Development and applications of compact deuterium-deuterium neutron generator at INPC, CAEP

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:45

cont. Session 2. Applications

Young-soon Bae DawonMedax (inv.) – Boron neutron capture therapy using LINAC-driven epithermal
neutron beam in Korea

Hiroaki Kumada Tsukuba Univ. – Neutron beam performance of iBNCT001, a linac-based neutron source for neutron capture therapy in Tsukuba project

Ettore Mafucci Torino Univ. – Development of a Neutron Capture Therapy Compact Spectrometer

Javier Dawidowski CNEA – Determination of effective temperatures through affordable concurrent techniques in CANS

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch included on site

14:00 - 15:30

Session 3. Facilities/Projects I.

Chair: Xuewu Wang

Hirohiko M. Shimizu Nagoya Univ. (keynote) – A Quantitative Description of Supply and Demand Relationship of Neutron Beam Use – Numeracy for Applications of Neutrons

Mario Perez ESS Bilbao – The European Low Energy accelerator-based Neutron facilities Association (ELENA) – Current Status and Perspectives

Natko Skukan IAEA – Neutron Science Facility of the IAEA

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00

cont. Session 3. Facilities/Projects I.

Ulrich Rücker JCNS – Thermal moderator-reflector assembly for HBS

Dong Won Lee KAERI – Development status and application plan of 30 MeV cyclotron based neutron source in Korea

Wen Wang (subst. for Chao Liu) IANS – Development of HINEG Series High Intensity Steady Neutron Generators

17:00 - 18:00

Posters & Discussions

18:00 - 19:00

UCANS Board Meeting

19:00 - 21:00

UCANS 10 Scientific Program Committee Dinner

Wednesday, 18 October, 2023

09:00 - 10:45

Session 4. Technologies

Chair: Frédéric Ott

Masahiro Okamura BNL (keynote) – RFQ linear accelerators for compact neutron production system

Luyu Ji CIAE – The development of the Compact Accelerator-driven Neutron Source at CIAE

Yuxuan Lai Tsinghua Univ. – The optimization of target station for bimodal neutron and photon imaging

Petr Konik HUN-REN CER – Coupling neutron moderators and optics

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:45

cont. Session 4. Technologies

Luca Zanini ESS (inv.) – Moderator developments in HighNESS and feedback to compact sources design

Yun Chang Shin IBS – Compact ultracold neutron source for low-energy accelerator-driven neutron sources

Kazuo Muramatsu (subst. for Y. Ikeda) Incubation All. – Exploring a new application of RANS cold neutrons for increasing cold neutrons with flower shaped graphene reflector

László Rosta HUN-REN CER – Cold moderator developments for the new generation neutron sources

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch included on site

14:00 - 15:30

Session 5. Facilities/Projects II.

Chair: Javier Dawidowski

Hirotaka Sato Hokkaido Univ. (keynote) – Recent achievements of the Hokkaido University Neutron Source (HUNS) facility with cold/thermal/epithermal/fast neutrons

Xuewu Wang Tsinghua Univ. (inv.) – CANS Projects in China

Paul Zakalek JCNS – JULIC Neutron Platform, a testbed for HBS

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00

cont. Session 5. Facilities/Projects II.

Frédéric Ott LLB – The ICONE project: towards a new neutron source in France for materials science and industry

Luis A. Fernandez Barrio ESS Bilbao – The neutron source target proposal for the ARGITU project

Cheolmin Ham IRIS – Recent progress of Nuclear Data Production System at RAON


17:00 - 18:00

Posters & Discussion

19:00 - 22:00

Social Dinner

Vén Hajó Restaurant (Kossuth Museum Boat)

1052 Budapest, Vigadó 2nd pier

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Thursday, 19 October, 2023

09:00 - 10:45

Session 6. Nuclear Physics

Chair: Rolando Granada

Douglas Di Julio ESS ERIC (keynote) – Advances in nuclear data development for moderator and reflector design at the European Spallation Source

Norberto Schmidt JCNS – On the comparison of the experimental neutron cold spectra obtained for various para- and ortho-hydrogen ratios against Monte Carlo simulations with different codes and nuclear data libraries

Douglas Di Julio ESS ERIC – New Scattering kernels for Monte-Carlo Neutron Transport in Superfluid Helium

Sheng-Long Jeng INER – Neutron researches using cyclotron accelerator at INER

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:45

John M. Carpenter Prize Ceremony

Closing session

Group photo

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch included on site

14:15 - 14:20

Meeting at 14:15 in the Mercure Hotel Lobby

Train to Martonvásár from Déli train station with group ticket

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15:30 - 18:20

LvB CANS visit Martonvásár

Meeting for the train back to Déli Station at LvB CANS at 17:15

Friday, 20 October, 2023

07:50 - 12:00

Optional Visit to BNC (Budapest Neutron Centre) and Mirrotron’s Neutron Optics HQ & labs

Meeting point: Mercure Hotel Lobby 7:50

8:00 – Charter bus from Hotel Mercure Castle Hill to KFKI campus (approx. 30 min.)

12:00 – Charter bus from KFKI back to Hotel Mercure Castle Hill (approx. 30 min.)

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