As of June 27, 2008

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008
08:30 - 09:00       Registration
09:00 - 09:30 10'     Welcome (P. Oblozinsky, D. Smith)
  20' P. Oblozinsky BNL Neutron cross section covariances: status, issues, questions
  User's perspective, chair G. Palmiotti (INL)
09:30 - 10:15 30'+15' M. Salvatores CEA Needs and issues for covariance data application
10:15 - 10:45   Coffee break
10:45 - 12:15 20'+10' P. Griffin SNL Dosimetry user's perspective on covariance needs
  20'+10' B. Rearden ORNL User's perspective on use of covariances for criticality safety
  20'+10' G. Aliberti ANL Use of covariance data to select experiments for GNEP
12:15 - 14:00   Lunch break
  Covariance methodology, chair A. Trkov (Ljubljana)
14:00 - 15:15 30'+15' M. Herman BNL Covariances in EMPIRE code
  20'+10' H. Leeb Vienna Consistent procedure for evaluation based on modeling
15:15 - 15:45   Coffee break
15:45 - 17:00 20'+10' R. Capote IAEA Performance of unified MC method for neutron cs evaluation
  20'+10' M. Pigni BNL Can cross section be accurately known a priori?
  10'+5' F. Dietrich LLNL Uncertainties of nonelastic cross sections
17:00 - open   Discussion: User's needs, discussion leader M. Salvatores (CEA)

Wednesday, June 25, 2008
  Applications, chair M. Dunn (ORNL)
09:00 - 10:15 30'+15' M. Ishikawa JAEA Application of covariances to fast reactor core analysis
  20'+10' H. Abdel-Khalik NCSU Advances in sensitivity, uncertainty and data assimilation
10:15 - 10:45   Workshop photograph taken by Danfords lobby
Coffee break
10:45 - 12:15 20'+10' D. Wiarda ORNL Advances with the AMPX covariance processing in PUFF-IV
  20'+10' M. Williams ORNL S/U analysis capabilities and new covariances in SCALE
  20'+10' H. Hiruta INL Few group collapsing of covariance matrix
12:15 - 14:00   Lunch break
  Covariance methodology, chair D. Brown (LLNL)
14:00-15:15 30'+15' D. Rochman Petten Living without covariance files
  20'+10' H. Hofmann Erlangen Covariances from nuclear theory for light nuclei
15:15 - 15:45   Coffee break
15:45 - 17:00 20'+10' G. Hale LANL Covariances from light-element R-matrix analyses
  20'+10' T. Kawano LANL Covariance evaluation work at LANL
  10'+5' A. Sonzogni BNL Extending Sigma web retrieval to incorporate covariances
17:00 - 18:00   Discussion: Covariance methodology, discussion leader R. Capote (IAEA)
19:00 - 21:30   Workshop dinner, courtesy of Brookhaven Science Associates.
Brookhaven Ballroom, Danfords main building, 2nd floor

Thursday, June 26, 2008
  Covariance evaluations, chair M. White (LANL)
09:00 - 10:15 30'+15' R. Little LANL Low-fidelity covariance project
  20'+10' A. Carlson NIST Covariances of neutron cross section standards
10:15 - 10:45   Coffee break
10:45 - 12:15 20'+10' V. Maslov Minsk Inconsistencies in Pu, Am and Cm evaluations and impact on uncertainties
  20'+10' I. Kodeli NEA Covariances of prompt fission neutron spectra
  20'+10' W.-S. Yang ANL Fission spectrum covariances and sensitivity coefficients
12:15 - 14:00   Lunch break
  Covariance evaluations, chair Y. Danon (RPI)
14:00-15:00 20'+10' P. Talou LANL Uncertainty quantifications for fission spectra and nubars
  20'+10' S. Mughabghab BNL Cross section uncertainties in thermal and resonance region
15:00 - 15:30   Coffee break
15:30 - 16:45 30'+15' L. Leal ORNL Resonance region covariance analysis for U and Pu
  20'+10' D. Muir LANL/ANL Integration of international standards evaluation into GANDR
16:45 - open   Discussion: Covariance methodology and evaluations,
discussion leader P. Oblozinsky (BNL)

Friday, June 27, 2008
9:00 - 10:00   Concluding session, chair McKnight (ANL)
  20'+10' J. Wagschal Jerusalem How important are response-parameter correlations
  20'+10' O. Iwamoto JAEA JENDL actinide file and plan for covariance evaluation
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee break
  30'+15' D. Smith ANL Summary talk
  Concluding discussion: What we learned, what needs to be done
13:00 Workshop adjourned

  During all coffee breaks, coordinator A. Sonzogni (BNL)
  R. Arcilla BNL Processing of covariances with PUFF and NJOY
  Y.-S. Cho KAERI Extension of EMPIRE for covariances in resonance region
  P. Dossantos-
Bruyeres Polynomial chaos approach for uncertainty evaluations
  A. Kahler LANL Recent NJOY/ERRORJ experience
  M. Pigni BNL Evaluated Mn and Zr covariances in fast neutron region
  B. Pritychenko BNL Sigma: Web retrieval interface for nuclear reaction data
  A. Trkov Ljubljana Evaluation of tungsten with covariances