Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Publications:

  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, F.B. Brown, “Phonon-Based Mesh Optimization for the Monte Carlo On-the-Fly Thermal Scattering Temperature Fit Coefficients”, Nucl. Eng. Design, Vol. 302, Part B, pp. 70-80 (2016).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, F.B. Brown, “Verification of the On-the-Fly Thermal Scattering Sampling Method for Bound Hydrogen in Light Water”, Proc. PHYSOR 2016, ANS Reactor Physics Topical Meeting, Sun Valley, ID (2016).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, F.B. Brown, “Implementation and Testing of the On-the-Fly Thermal Scattering Monte Carlo Sampling Method for Graphite and Light Water in MCNP6”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 91, pp. 111-126 (2016).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “The Temperature Zoning Method for the On-the-Fly Thermal Scattering Sampling Procedure”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society National Winter Meeting, Washington DC (2015).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, F.B. Brown, “Implementation of a Least Squares Temperature Fit of the Thermal Scattering Law in MCNP6”, Proceedings of the Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA) and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, TN (2015).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “A Study of the Frequency Spectrum of Thermal Excitations for On-the-Fly Monte Carlo Thermal Scattering Sampling”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society Student Conference at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (2015).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “A New On-the-Fly Sampling Method at Thermal Energies for Monte Carlo Codes”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society National Winter Meeting, Anaheim, CA (2014).
  • A.T. Pavlou, F.B. Brown, W. Ji, “A New On-the-Fly Sampling Method for Incoherent Inelastic Thermal Neutron Scattering Data in MCNP6”, Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LA-UR-14-26856 , presentation LA-UR-1426956 (2014).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “A Temperature Dependence Study of Alpha/Beta Cumulative Distribution Functions Based on S(α,β) Data”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting, Reno, NV (2014).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “On-the-Fly Sampling of Temperature-Dependent Thermal Neutron Scattering Data for Monte Carlo Simulations”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 71, pp. 411-426 (2014).
  • A.T. Pavlou, M. Wart, W. Ji, T. H. Trumbull, “On-the-Fly Sampling of Thermal Scattering S(α,β,T) Data for Monte Carlo Codes”, Proceedings of the International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), Charlotte, NC  (2014).
  • A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “A Temperature Dependence Study of Alpha/Beta Cumulative Distribution Functions Based on S(α,β) Data”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society Student Conference at the Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA (2014).
  • A.T. Pavlou, M. Wart, W. Ji, T. H. Trumbull, “Temperature Dependence of Thermal Neutron Scattering S(α,β,T) Data for Monte Carlo Codes”, Poster for the American Nuclear Society National Winter Meeting, Washington, DC (2013).
  • A.T. Pavlou, B.R. Betzler, T.P. Burke, J.C. Lee, W.R. Martin, W.N. Pappo, E.E. Sunny, “Eigenvalue Sensitivity Studies for the Fort St. Vrain VHTR Benchmark”, Poster for the VHTR R&D Technical Review Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT (2012).
  • A.T. Pavlou, B.R. Betzler, T.P. Burke, J.C. Lee, W.R. Martin, W.N. Pappo, E.E. Sunny, “Eigenvalue Sensitivity Studies for the Fort St. Vrain High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor to Account for Fabrication and Modeling Uncertainties”, Proceedings of PHYSOR-2012, ANS Reactor Physics Topical Meeting, Knoxville, TN (2012).
  • A.T. Pavlou, F.B. Brown, W.R. Martin, B.C. Kiedrowski, “Comparison of Discrete and Continuous Thermal Neutron Scattering Cross-Section Treatments in MCNP5”, Proceedings of PHYSOR-2012, ANS Reactor Physics Topical Meeting, Knoxville, TN LA-UR-11-06160 (2012).
  • A.T. Pavlou, F.B. Brown, W.R. Martin, B.C. Kiedrowski, “Comparison of Discrete and Continuous Thermal Neutron Scattering Cross-Section Treatments in MCNP5”, Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LA-UR-11-04542, presentation LA-UR-11-04821 (2011).
  • A.T. Pavlou, “Derivation and Sampling of the Double-Differential Thermal Neutron Scattering Cross Section for Bound Incoherent Inelastic Scattering”, Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LA-UR-11-04656 (2011).

Other Publications:

  • C. Liang, A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “Effects of Fuel Particle Size Distributions on Neutron Transport in Stochastic Media”, Annals of Nuclear EnergyVol. 68, pp. 146-156 (2014).
  • C. Liang, A.T. Pavlou, W. Ji, “The Impact of Fuel Particle Size Distribution on Neutron Transport in Stochastic Media”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, ID (2013).
  • T. Burke, B. Betzler, J. Lee, W. Martin, A.T. Pavlou, “A Constrained Sampling Methodology for TRISO Microspheres with Continuous Distributions of Diameters”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society National Winter Meeting, San Diego, CA (2012).
  • B. Betzler, A.T. Pavlou, E. Sunny, T. Burke, W. Pappo, J. Lee, W. Martin, “Neutronic Sensitivity Studies in Support of the Fort St. Vrain Reactor Benchmark”, Poster for the VHTR R&D Technical Review Meeting, Albuquerque, NM (2011).
  • B. Betzler, H. Hadgu, C. Lawrence, M. Orians, A.T. Pavlou, A. Poitrasson-Rivière, “Irradiation of Food Using Spent Nuclear Fuel”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society National Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (2010).
  • B. Herman, A.T. Pavlou, “Conceptual Design of a Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society Student Conference at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2009).