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2009
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Sacit M. Cetiner, Kofi Korsah, and Michael D. Muhlheim, “Survey on Failure Modes and Failure Mechanisms in Digital Components and Systems,” Sixth American Nuclearociety International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies NPIC&HMIT 2009, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 5-9, 2009, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2009).

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David E. Holcomb, Belle R. Upadhyaya, Roger A. Kisner, John O’Hara, Edward L. Quinn, and Don W. Miller, “Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface Technology Development Roadmap in Support of Grid Appropriate Reactors,”Sixth American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies NPIC&HMIT 2009, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 5-9, 2009, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2009).

2008
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M. D. Muhlheim, J. A. March-Leuba, and A. Loebel, Technical Evaluation Report on the General Electric-Hitachi (GE-H) ESBWR Software Development Plans, ORNL/TM-2008/177, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2008.

b D. L. Williams, Jr., Grid-Appropriate Reactors – Licensing Issues from the Multinational Design Evaluation Program (MDEP) and Recent NRC Reviews of Small Reactor Designs, ORNL/TM-2008/172 (ORNL/GNEP/LTR-2008-082), UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2008.
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R. T. Wood, “Key Regulatory Issues for Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems at Nuclear Power Plants,” The 2nd International Symposium on Symbiotic Nuclear Power Systems for 21st Century (ISSNP2008) September 8–10, 2008, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

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D. E. Holcomb, B. R. Upadhyaya, R. T. Wood, and R. A. Kisner, “Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface Technology Development Roadmap in Support of Grid Appropriate Reactors,” The 2nd International Symposium on Symbiotic Nuclear Power Systems for 21st Century (ISSNP2008) September 8–10, 2008, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

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M. D. Muhlheim, K. Korsah, T. L. Wilson, and R. T. Wood, Technical Evaluation Report for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Topical Report MUAP-07006-P, Defense-in-Depth and Diversity, ORNL/TM-2008/118, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2008.

S. J. Ball, T. D. Burchell, W. R. Corwin, S. E. Fisher, C. W. Forsberg, R. N. Morris, and D. L. Moore, Next Generation Nuclear Plant GAP Analysis Report, ORNL/TM-2007/228, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 2008.

Juan J. Carbajo and Louis Qualls, “Modeling and Analysis of a Lunar Space Reactor with the Computer Code Relap5-3D/Athena,” paper 8294 pp. 2581–2588 in Proc. of ICAPP ’08, June 8–12, 2008, Anaheim, California.

Juan J. Carbajo, A. Louis Qualls, and Joel L. McDuffee, “COMPARISON OF RELAP5-3D/ATHENA AND ANSYS/FLOTRAN THERMAL-HYDRAULIC RESULTS,” American Nuclear Society: 2008 Annual Meeting“Nuclear Science and Technology: Now Arriving on Main Street,” June 8–12, 2008, Anaheim, California. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 98, 457–459 (2008).

R. T. Wood, “Mars, the Moon, and the Ends of the Earth: Autonomy for Small Reactor Power Systems,” American Nuclear Society: 2008 Annual Meeting“Nuclear Science and Technology: Now Arriving on Main Street," June 8–12, 2008, Anaheim, California. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 98, 95–96 (2008).

S. J. Ball, M. Corradini, S. E. Fisher, R. Gauntt, G. Geffraye, J. C. Gehin, Y. Hassan, D. L. Moses, J.-P Renier, R. Schultz, and T. Wei , Next Generation Nuclear Plant Phenomena Identification and Ranking Tables (PIRTs) Volume 2: Accident and Thermal Fluids Analysis PIRTs, NUREG/CR-6944, Vol. 2 (ORNL/TM-2007/147, Vol. 2), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2008.
S. J. Ball and S. E. Fisher , Next Generation Nuclear Plant Phenomena Identification and Ranking Tables (PIRTs) Volume 1: Main Report, NUREG/CR-6944, Vol. 1 (ORNL/TM-2007/147, Vol. 1), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2008.
2007
G. D. Del Cul, L. D. Trowbridge, J. P. Renier, R. J. Ellis, K. A. Williams, and E. D. Collins, “Possible Recycle of Most Components from LWR Spent Fuel Including Uranium, Cladding and Transuranium Elements,” The American Nuclear Society and the European Nuclear Society 2007 International Conference on Making the Renaissance Real, November 11–15, 2007, Washington, D.C. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 97, 77-78 (2007).

K. A. Williams, “The Economics of Recycling Reprocessed Uranium,” The American Nuclear Society and the European Nuclear Society 2007 International Conference on Making the Renaissance Real, November 11–15, 2007, Washington, D.C. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 97, 85 (2007).

Michael D. Muhlheim and Richard T. Wood, Design Strategies and Evaluation for Sharing Systems at Multi-Unit Plants Phase I, ORNL/LTR/INERI-BRAZIL/06-01, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007.

R. Kisner, J. Mullens, T. Wilson, R. Wood, K. Korsah, A. Qualls, M. Muhlheim, D. Holcomb, and A. Lobel, Safety and Nonsafety Communications and Interactions in International Nuclear Power Plants, ORNL/NRC/LTR-07/05, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, June 2007.

Richard. T. Wood, “Investigation of Autonomous Control for the Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter,” in Proc. of American Nuclear Society 2007 Annual Meeting “It’s All About the People: The Future of Nuclear,” Embedded Topical Meeting: Space Nuclear Conference 2007 (SNC ’07), June 24–28, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 261–70 (July 2007).

A. L. Qualls, D. A. Clayton, D. E. Holcomb, and R. T. Wood, “Control and Protection System Implementation Strategies for Lunar Fission Power Systems,” in Proc. of American Nuclear Society 2007 Annual Meeting “It’s All About the People: The Future of Nuclear,” Embedded Topical Meeting: Space Nuclear Conference 2007 (SNC ’07), June 24–28, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 247–52 (July 2007).

Geoffrey Rothwell and Kent Williams, “The Costs of Demonstrating and Commercializing the Advanced Burner Reactor,” American Nuclear Society 2007 Annual Meeting “It’s All About the People: The Future of Nuclear,” June 24–28, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc , 96, p.135–136 (2007).

K. A. Williams and D. E. Shropshire, “Fuel Cycle Economic Analysis Using an Excel Spreadsheet,” American Nuclear Society 2007 Annual Meeting “It’s All About the People: The Future of Nuclear,” June 24–28, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc, 96, p.119–120 (2007).

K. A. Williams, “The G4-ECONS Economics Evaluation Tool for Generation IV Reactor Systems,” American Nuclear Society 2007 Annual Meeting “It’s All About the People: The Future of Nuclear,” June 24–28, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc , 96, p.131–132 (2007).

Bruce Bevard, Gary Mays, Randal Belles, Don Copinger, Barry Oland, and Jy-An Wang, “Updating the Standard Review Plan—An Oak Ridge National Laboratory Perspective,” American Nuclear Society 2007 Annual Meeting “It’s All About the People: The Future of Nuclear,” June 24–28, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts. Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc , 96, p.87–88 (2007).
2006

D. E. Holcomb and R. T. Wood, “Challenges for Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies in Current and Future Nuclear Power Plants,” Nuclear News, Vol. 49, No. 13, p. 31–36 (December 2006).

Richard. T. Wood, “Enabling Autonomous Control for Space Reactor Power Systems,” in Proc. of 5th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation Control and Human Machine Interface Technology (NPIC & HMIT 2006), November 12–16, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Michael. D. Muhlheim, Richard. T. Wood, William. L. Bryan, Thomas. L. Wilson, Jr., David. E. Holcomb, Kofi Korsah, and Usha Jagadish, “Evaluation of I&C Architecture Alternatives Required for the Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) Reactor,” in Proc. of 5th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation Control and Human Machine Interface Technology (NPIC & HMIT 2006), November 12–16, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

David. E. Holcomb, Roger A. Kisner, W. L. Bryan, and James E. Hardy, “Evaluation of the Measurement Technologies Required for the Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) Reactor,” in Proc. of 5th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation Control and Human Machine Interface Technology (NPIC & HMIT 2006), November 12–16, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

D. E. Shropshire, K. A. Williams, et al., 2006 Advanced Fuel Cycle Cost Basis (INL/EXT-06-11536), July 2006 (report released by INL).

A. L. Qualls and T. L. Wilson Jr., "Dynamic System Model of LS-VHTR to Estimate Design Parameter Impacts on Safety Margin and Reactor Economics,” pp. 682-89 in Proceedings of the 2006 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP '06), June 4–8, 2006, Reno, Nevada.

M. D. Muhlheim, D. A. Copinger, J. W. Cletcher, M. A. Linn, D. W. Williams, Jr., and J. N. Ridgely, “The Use of Probabilistic Safety Techniques for Evaluating the Advanced CANDU Reactor (ACR),” in Proc. of PSAM 8 International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management, May 14–19, 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana.

A. L. Qualls, Surrogate Fluid Selection for Space Rankine Cycle Start-Up Experiment Testing, ORNL/TM-2006/73, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2006.

2005

D. E. Holcomb, R. A. Kisner, and C. L. Britton, Jr., “Fundamental Thermometry for Long-Term and High-Temperature Deployment in Generation IV Reactors,” in Proc. of the International Symposium on the Future I&C for Nuclear Power Plants 2005 (ISOFIC 2005), November 1–4, 2005, Tongyeong, Gyeongnam, Korea, Korean Nuclear Society.

D. E. Holcomb, L. Maya, M. D. Pawel, D. W. Miller, J. W. Talnagi, H. Liu, and M. E. Mickelson, "Hollow Core Light Guide and Scintillator Based Core Temperature and Flux Probe, in Proc. of the IAEA Technical Meeting on "Impact of Modern Technology on Instrumentation and Control in Nuclear Power Plants, September 13-16, 2005, Chatou, France.

G. L. Yoder, J. J. Carbajo , R. W. Murphy, A. L. Qualls, C. D. Sulfredge, M. P. Moriarty, F. J. Widman, K. J. Metcalf, and M. Nikitkin, Technology Development Program for an Advanced Potassium Rankine Power Conversion System Compatible with Several Space Reactor Designs, ORNL/TM-2004/214, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2005.

R. J. Belles, B. B. Bevard, J. J. Carbajo, and J. C. Gehin, ORNL Fissile Material Disposition Program: FY05 Programmatic, Technical, and Financial Report on the State of the VVER-1000 Project, ORNL/MD/LTR-286, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2005.

G. L. Yoder, J. J. Carbajo, R. W. Murphy, A. L. Qualls, J. Hojnicki, M. P. Moriarty, F. J. Widman, K. J.  Metcalf, M. Nikitkin, “Potassium Rankine Cycle Design Study for Space Nuclear Electric Propulsion,” in Proc. of the 3rd International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, (Extended Abstract), August 15–18, 2005, San Francisco, California.

K. A. Williams, “Growing up Under the Shadow of the Atomic Bomb: Recollections of a Nuclear Technologist,” paper presented at The Atomic Bomb and American Society Conference, July 15–17, 2005, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

G. T. Mays, A. L. Qualls, R. L. Lipinski, S. A. Wright, H. S. Bailey, J. A. Bucholz, J. O. Johnson, G. F. Flanagan, R. B. Vilim, C. B. Reed, B. G. Schnitzler, T. J. Hill, D. I. Poston, and R. J. Kapernick, Surface Fission Power for Moon and Mars – Designing for A Mars Human Mission and Adapting for An Early Lunar Robotic Mission, (Official Use Only and Applied Technology) ORNL/TM-2005/28, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 2005.

D. E. Holcomb, R. A. Kisner, and C. L. Britton, Jr., “Ab Initio Thermometry for Long-Term Unattended Space Reactor Operations,” 2005 ANS Annual Meeting Embedded Topical Meeting: Space Nuclear Conference 2005 (SNC’05), June 5–9, 2005, San Diego, California; pp. 460–467 in Proc. of the Space Nuclear Conference 2005.

C. W. Forsberg, T. D. Burchell, and D. F. Williams, D. E. Holcomb, R. F. Holdaway, and A. L. Qualls, “Carbon-Composite, Liquid-Salt-Cooled Electric Space Reactors,”2005 ANS Annual Meeting Embedded Topical Meeting: Space Nuclear Conference 2005 (SNC’05), June 5–9, 2005, San Diego, California; pp. 54–61 in Proc. of the Space Nuclear Conference 2005.

M. Biro, J. W. Cletcher, D. A. Copinger, R. J. Ellis, G. F. Flanagan, M. A. Linn, M. D. Muhlheim, L. D. Proctor, and D. L. Williams, Jr., Prototype Risk Evaluation Model for the ACR-700 Advanced CANDU Reactor, NUREG/CR-XXXX, (ORNL/TM-2005/130), U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2005 (DRAFT).

D. E. Holcomb, L. Maya, M. D. Pawel, D. W. Miller, J. W. Talnagi, H. Liu, and M. E. Mickelson, Miniature, Scintillation Based, Temperature Probe for HTGRs, NERI Project Final Report, May 2005.

D. E. Holcomb, B. S. Moon, D. W. Miller, and J. W. Tainagi, “Solid State Flux Monitor Development, Fabrication, and Testing,” Subtask 2.1 of International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Between United States of America and Republic of Korea, Project 2002-020-K, Development of Enhanced Reactor Operation Strategy Through Improved Sensing and Control at Nuclear Power Plants, Final Project Report, February 2005.

S. D. Nunn, D. E. Holcomb, C. E. Chung, B. S. Moon, D. W. Miller, and J. W. Talnagi, “Ceramic Materials for Primary Loop Magnetic Flowmeters at Nuclear Power Plants,” Subtask 2.3 of International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Between United States of America and Republic of Korea, Project 2002-020-K, Development of Enhanced Reactor Operation Strategy Through Improved Sensing and Control at Nuclear Power Plants, Final Project Report, February 2005.

2004
S. J. Ball, "Sensitivity Studies of Modular High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (MHTGR) Postulated Accidents," #Paper F06 in Proceedings of the Conference on High Temperature Reactors, September 22-24, 2004, Bejing, China, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, HTR-2004, pp: 1-13.
S. J. Ball and C. W. Forsberg, "Advanced High-Temperature (AHTR) Loss-of-Forced-Circulation Accidents," in Proceedings of the Conference on High Temperature Reactors, September 22-24, 2004, Bejing, China, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, HTR-2004 pp: 1-9.

D. T. Ingersoll, C. W. Forsberg, L. J. Ott, D. F. Williams, J. P. Renier, D. F. Wilson, S. J. Ball, R. L. Reid, W. R. Corwin, G. D. Decul, P. F. Peterson, H. Zhao, P. S. Pickard, E. J. Parma, and M. Vernon, Status of Preconceptual Design of the Advanced High Temperature Reactor (AHTR), ORNL/TM-2004/104, UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2004.

R. T. Wood, S. A. Arndt, J. A. Easter, K. Korsah, J. S. Neal, E. L. Quinn, and G. W. Remley, Advanced Reactor Licensing: Experience with Digital I&C Technology in Evolutionary Plants, NUREG/CR-6842 (ORNL/TM-2004/74), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2004.
R. T. Wood, C. R. Brittain, J. March-Leuba, J. A. Mullens,a nd J. S. Neal, "Autonomous Control for Generation IV Nuclear Plants," pp. 517-522, in Proc. of 14th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference, March 21-25, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii.
D. E. Holcomb, R. A. Kisner, and M. J. Roberts, "Johnson Noise Thermometry for Space Reactor Temperature Measurement," in Proc. of Space Technology & Applications International Forum (STAIF-2004), "Creating the Future Together," February 8-11, 2004, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
R. T. Wood, J. S. Neal, C. R. Brittain, and J. A. Mullen, "Autonomous Control Capabilities for Space Reactor Power System," in Proc. of Space Technology & Applications International Form (STAIF-2004), "Creating the Future Together," February 8-11, 2004, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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