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Publications

2017

  1. Senecal, J. P., and W. Ji, "Development of an Efficient Tightly Coupled Method for Multiphysics Reactor Transient Analysis," Progress on Nuclear Energy, accepted (2017)
  2. Morrison, C. G., and W. Ji, "Improving Prompt Temperature Feedback By Stimulating Doppler Broadening in Heterogeneous Composite Nuclear Fuel Forms," Annals of Nuclear Energy, accepted (2017)
  3. Senecal, J. P. and W. Ji, "Addressing Over-Solving in Multiphysics Codes with Nested Solvers," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 116, 567-569 (2017) [pdf]
  4. Senecal, J. P., and W. Ji, "Approaches for Mitigating Over-Solving in Multiphysics Simulations," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 112, 503-528 (2017) [online]
  5. Liu, T., N. Wolfe, C. D. Carothers, W. Ji, and X. G. Xu, "Optimizing the Monte Carlo neutron cross-section construction code, XSBench, for MIC and GPU platforms," Nuclear Science and Engineering, 185, 232-242 (2017) [preprint] [online]
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2016

  1. Eklund, M.D., M. Dupont, P. F. Caracappa and W. Ji, "Computational Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of the RPI Walthousen Reactor Critical Facility (RCF)," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 115, 112-114 (2016) [pdf]
  2. Dupont, M., M.D. Eklund, W. Ji and P. F. Caracappa, "Development of Critical Experiments to Benchmark Moderator Temperature Reactivity Worth," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 115, 142-144 (2016) [pdf]
  3. Pusateri, E. N., H. E. Morris, E. M. Nelson, and W. Ji, "Comparison of Equilibrium Ohmic and Non-Equilibrium Electron Swarm Models for Monitoring Conduction Electron Evolution in High Altitude EMP Calculations," Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 11,884-11,899 (2016) [online]
  4. Liu, T., N. Wolfe, H. Lin, K. Zieb, W. Ji, P. F. Caracappa, C. D. Carothers, and X. G. Xu, "Performance Study of Monte Carlo Codes on Xeon Phi Coprocessors-Testing MCNP 6.1 and Profiling ARCHER Geometry Module on the FS7ONNi Problem," Proceedings of Joint 13th International Conference on Radiation Shielding & 19th Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division of the ANS (ICRS-13 & RPSD-2016), Paris, France, October 3-6, 2016, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2016) [pdf]
  5. Peng, Q., W. Ji, J. Lian, F. Gao, S. Peng, H. Huang and S. De, "A first-principles study of the avalanche pressure of alpha zirconium," RSC Advances, 6, 72551-72558 (2016) [online]
  6. Pavlou, A.T., W. Ji and F.B. Brown, "Verification of the On-The-Fly Thermal Scattering Sampling Method for Bound Hydrogen in Light Water," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2016), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 1-5, 2016, on CD-ROM, pp.2151-2165 American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2016) [pdf]
  7. Morrison, C.G., J.P. Senecal, and W. Ji, "Coupled Neutronics and Heat Transfer in Accident Tolerant Composite Matrix Nuclear Fuels," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2016), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 1-5, 2016, on CD-ROM, pp.1722-1736 American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2016) [pdf]
  8. Senecal, J.P., and W. Ji, "A Novel Tight Coupling Method For Reactor Transient Simulations," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2016), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 1-5, 2016, on CD-ROM, pp.1690-1699 American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2016) [pdf]
  9. Pavlou, A.T., W. Ji, and 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, 91, 111-126 (2016) [online]
  10. Pavlou, A. T. and W. Ji, "Phonon-Based Mesh Optimization for the Monte Carlo On-the-Fly Thermal Scattering Temperature Fit Coefficients," Nuclear Engineering and Design, 302B, 70-80 (2016) [online]
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2015

  1. Senecal, J. P. and W. Ji, "Comparison of Novel Multiphysics Coupling Methods in MOOSE," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 113, 707-710 (2015) [pdf]
  2. Pavlou, A. T. and W. Ji, "The Temperature Zoning Method for the On-the-Fly Thermal Scattering Sampling Procedure," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 113, 652-655 (2015) [pdf]
  3. Li, Y., and W. Ji, "Thermal Analysis of Pebble-bed Reactors based on a Tightly Coupled Mechanical-Thermal Model," Proceedings of the 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16), Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, August 30-September 4, 2015, on CD-ROM, pp.1676-1687, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2015). [pdf]
  4. Pusateri, E. N., H. E. Morris, E. M. Nelson, and W. Ji, "Determination of Equlibrium Electron Temperature and Times using an Electron Swarm Model with BOLSIG+ Calculated Collision Frequencies and Rate Coefficients," Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120, 7300-7315 (2015) [preprint] [online]
  5. Pavlou, A. T., W. Ji, and F. B. Brown, "Implementation of a Least Squares Temperature Fit of the Thermal Scattering Law in MCNP6," Proceedings of ANS MC2015 - Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA) and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, TN, April 19-23, 2015, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2015) [pdf]
  6. Liu, T., N. Wolfe, C. D. Carothers, W. Ji, and X. G. Xu, "Optimizing the Monte Carlo Neutron Cross-Section Construction Code, XSBENCH, to MIC and GPU Platforms," Proceedings of ANS MC2015 - Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA) and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, TN, April 19-23, 2015, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2015) [pdf]
  7. Liu, T., N. Wolfe, C. D. Carothers, W. Ji, and X. G. Xu, "Status of ARCHER - A Monte Carlo Code for the High-Performance Heterogeneous Platforms Involving GPU and MIC," Proceedings of ANS MC2015 - Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA) and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, TN, April 19-23, 2015, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2015) [pdf]
  8. Lin, H., K. Zieb, Y. Gao, W. Ji, P. F. Caracappa, and X. G. Xu, "Development of a Whole-body Tetrahedral Mesh Human Phantom for Radiation Dose Calculations Using New MCNP 6.1 Geometrical Features," Proceedings of ANS MC2015 - Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA) and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, TN, April 19-23, 2015, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2015) [pdf]
  9. Zieb K., H. Lin, W. Ji, P. F. Caracappa, and X. G. Xu, "Preliminary Investigation of MCNP6 Unstructured Mesh Geometry for Radiation Flux Calculations Invovling Space Environment," Proceedings of ANS MC2015 - Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA) and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, TN, April 19-23, 2015, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2015) [pdf]
  10. Li, Y., and W. Ji, "Effects of fluid-pebble interactions on mechanics in large-scale pebble-bed reactor cores," International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 73, 118-129 (2015) [preprint] [online]
  11. Morrison, C. G., W. Ji, and P. M. Blejwas, "Feasibility Study of Solid Matrix Fuels for Space Power Reactors," Proceedings of Conference of Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2015), Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, February 23-26, 2015. [pdf]
  12. Xu, X. G., T. Liu, L. Su, X. Du, M. Riblett, W. Ji, D. Gu, C. D. Carothers, M. S. Shephard, F. B. Brown, M. K. Kalra, and B. Liu, "ARCHER, a new Monte Carlo software tool for emerging heterogeneous computing environments," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 82, 2-9 (2015) [online]
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2014

  1. Pavlou, A. T. and W. Ji, "A New On-the-Fly Sampling Method at Thermal Energies for Monte Carlo Codes," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 111, 151-154 (2014) [pdf]
  2. Peng, Q., W. Ji, J. Lian, X. Chen, H. Huang, F. Gao, and S. De, "Pressure Effect on Stabilities of Self-Interstitials in HCP-Zirconium," Scientific Reports, 4, 5735 (2014) [online]
  3. Liu, T., L. Su, X. Du, H. Lin, K. Zieb, W. Ji, P. F. Caracappa, and X. G. Xu, "Parallel Monte Carlo Methods for Heterogeneous Hardware Computer Systems Using GPUs and Coprocessors: Recent Development of ARCHER Code," Proceedings of ANS RPSD 2014 - 18th Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection & Shielding Division of ANS, Knoxville, TN, September 14-18, 2014, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2014) [pdf]
  4. Du, X, T. Liu, L. Su, W. Ji, P. F. Caracappa, and X. G. Xu, "Development of CSG-based radiation shielding module for ARCHER: preliminary results for photons," Proceedings of ANS RPSD 2014 - 18th Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection & Shielding Division of ANS, Knoxville, TN, September 14-18, 2014, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2014) [pdf]
  5. Su, L., Y. Yang, B. Bednarz, E. Sterpin, X. Du, T. Liu, W. Ji, and X. G. Xu, "ARCHERRT - A GPU-based and Photon-Electron Coupled Monte Carlo Dose Computing Engine for Radiation Therapy: Software Development and Application to Helical Tomotherapy," Medical Physics, 41, 071709 (2014) [online]
  6. Liu, T., X. Du, L. Su, Y. Gao, W. Ji, C. D. Carothers, M. S. Shephard, B. Liu, M.K. Kalra, F. B. Brown, P. F. Fitzgerald, and X. G. Xu, "Testing of ARCHER-CT, A Fast Monte Carlo Code for CT Dose Calculation: Experiment versus Simulation," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 110, 481 (2014) [pdf]
  7. Pavlou, A. T. and W. Ji, "A Temperature Dependence Study of Alpha/Beta Cumulative Distribution Functions Based on S(alpha,beta) Data," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 110, 235-238 (2014) [pdf]
  8. Pavlou, A. T. and W. Ji, "On-the-Fly Sampling of Temperature-Dependent Thermal Neutron Scattering Data for Monte Carlo Simulations," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 71, 411-426 (2014) [preprint] [online]
  9. Liang, C. and W. Ji, "A Novel Extension of Chord Length Sampling Method for TRISO-Type Fueled Reactor Applications," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 71, 440-450 (2014) [preprint] [online]
  10. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Convergence Analysis of a Heuristic Collective Sphere Packing Algorithm," International Journal of Applied Nonlinear Science, Vol. 1, No. 2, 136-155 (2014) [preprint] [online]
  11. Pavlou, A. T., M. F. Wart, W. Ji, and T. H. Trumbull, "On-the-Fly Sampling of Thermal Scattering S(alpha,beta,T) Data for Monte Carlo Codes," Proceedings of International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP 2014), Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, April 6-9, 2014, on CD-ROM, pp.1156-1163. [pdf]
  12. Liang, C., A. T. Pavlou, and W. Ji, "Effects of Fuel Particle Size Distributions on Neutron Transport in Stochastic Media Systems," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 68, 146-156 (2014) [preprint] [online]
  13. Morrison, C. G., W. Ji, A. V. Ilin, F. R. Chang-Diaz, and M. D. Carter, "Specific Mass Requirements for Manned Nuclear Electric Propulsion Missions to Mars," Proceedings of Conference of Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2014), Mississippi, USA, February 24-26, 2014. [pdf]
  14. Ji, W. , C. Liang, and E. N. Pusateri, "Analytical Dancoff factor evaluations for reactor designs loaded with TRISO particle fuel," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 63, 665-673 (2014) [preprint] [online]
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2013

  1. Xu, X. G., Tianyu Liu, Lin Su, Xining Du, Matthew Riblett, W. Ji and F. B. Brown, "An Update of ARCHER, a Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Software Testbed for Emerging Hardware Such as GPUs," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 108, 433-434 (2013) [pdf]
  2. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Stability and Convergence Analysis of a Dynamics-based Collective Method for Random Sphere Packing," Journal of Computational Physics, 250, 373-287 (2013) [preprint] [online]
  3. Peng Q., C. Liang, W. Ji, and S. De, "A First-principles Study of the Mechanical Properties of g-GeC," Mechanics of Materials, 64, 135-141 (2013) [online]
  4. Liang, C., and W. Ji, "A Neutronic Feasibility Study of AP1000 Design Loaded with Fully Ceramic Micro-Encapsulated Fuel," Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 5-9, 2013, on CD-ROM, pp.1522-1533, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2013) [pdf]
  5. Liang, C., A. T. Pavlou, and W. Ji, "The Impact of Fuel Particle Size Distribution on Neutron Transport in Stochastic Media," Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 5-9, 2013, on CD-ROM, pp.2279-2290, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2013) [pdf]
  6. Li, Y., and W. Ji, "Contact Detection Acceleration in Pebble Flow Simulation for Pebble Bed Reactor Systems," Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 5-9, 2013, on CD-ROM, pp.1699-1708, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2013) [pdf]
  7. Liu, T., X. Du, W. Ji, and X. G. Xu, "Development of GPU-Based Monte Carlo Code for Fast CT Imaging Dose Calculation on CUDA Fermi Architecture," Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 5-9, 2013, on CD-ROM, pp.1199-1210, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2013) [pdf]
  8. Du, X., T. Liu, W. Ji, X. G. Xu, and F. B. Brown, "Evaluation of Vectorized Monte Carlo Algorithms on GPUs for a Neutron Eigenvalue Problem," Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 5-9, 2013, on CD-ROM, pp.2513-2522, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL (2013) [pdf]
  9. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Acceleration of Coupled Granular Flow and Fluid Flow Simulations in Pebble Bed Energy Systems," Nuclear Engineering and Design, 258, 275-283 (2013) [preprint] [online]
  10. Peng, Q., W. Ji, H.C. Huang and S. De, "Axial Ratio Dependence of the Stability of Self-Interstitials in HCP Structures," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 437, 293-296 (2013) [online]
  11. Peng, Q., X. Chen, W. Ji, and S. De, "Chemically Tuning Mechanics of Graphene by BN," Advanced Engineering Materials, 15, 718-727 (2013) [online]
  12. Peng, Q., W. Ji, and S. De, "First-Principles Study of the Effects of Mechanical Strains on the Radiation Hardness of Hexagonal Boron Nitride Monolayers," Nanoscale, 5, 695-703 (2013) [online]
  13. Liang, C., W. Ji, and F.B. Brown, "Chord Length Sampling Method for Analyzing Stochastic Distribution of Fuel Particles in Continuous Energy Simulations," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 53, 140-146 (2013) [preprint] [online]
  14. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Pebble Flow and Coolant Flow Analysis Based on a Fully Coupled Multi-Physics Model," Nuclear Science and Engineering, 173, 150-162 (2013). [preprint] [online]
  15. Peng, Q., C. Liang, W. Ji, and S. De, "Mechanical Properties of g-GaN: A First Principles Study," Applied Physics A , 113, 483-490 (2013) [online]
  16. Peng, Q., C. Liang, W. Ji, and S. De, "A Theoretical Analysis of the Effect of the Hydrogenation of Graphene to Graphane on Its Mechanical Properties," Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 15, 2003-2011 (2013) [online]
  17. Peng, Q., C. Liang, W. Ji, and S. De, "A First Principles Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of g-ZnO: the Graphene-like Hexagonal Zinc Oxide Monolayer," Computational Materials Science , 68, 320-324 (2013) [online]
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2012

  1. Peng, Q., C. Liang, W. Ji, and S. De, "A First Principles Investigation of Mechanical Properties of g-TlN," Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science , 2, 76-84 (2012) [preprint] [online]
  2. Peng, Q., W. Ji, and S. De, "Mechanical Properties of Graphyne Monolayer: A First-Principles Study," Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14, 13385-13391 (2012) [preprint] [online]
  3. Burke, T., B. R. Betzler, J. C. Lee, W. R. Martin, A. Pavlou and W. Ji, Y. Li, "A Constrained Sampling Methodology for TRISO Microspheres with Continuous Distributions of Diameters," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 107, 516-518 (2012). [pdf]
  4. Liang, C. and W. Ji, "A Novel Extension of Chord Length Sampling Method for TRISO-Type Applications," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 107, 551-553 (2012). [pdf]
  5. Pusateri, E.N. and W. Ji, "A New Analytical Model to Evaluate Dancoff Factors in Stochastic Media," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 107, 554-556 (2012). [pdf]
  6. Peng, Q., W. Ji, H.C. Huang, and S. De, "Stability of Self-interstitial Atoms in hcp-Zr," Journal of Nuclear Material, 429, 233-236 (2012). [preprint] [online]
  7. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "A Collective Dynamics-based Method for Initial Pebble Packing in Pebble Flow Simulation," Nuclear Engineering and Design, 250, 229-236 (2012) [preprint] [online]
  8. Peng, Q., A.R. Zamiri, W. Ji, and S. De, "Elastic Properties of Hybrid Graphene/Boron Nitride Monolayer," Acta Mechanica, 223, 2591-2596 (2012). [preprint] [online]
  9. Liang, C., Y. Li, and W. Ji, "Application of Chord Length Sampling to Analyzing Reactor Systems with Multi-type Multi-size Fuel Particles," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 106, 339-341 (2012). [pdf]
  10. Liu, T., L. Su, A. Ding, W. Ji, C. Carothers, X. G. Xu and F. B. Brown, "GPU/CUDA-Ready Parallel Monte Carlo Codes for Reactor Analysis and Other Applications," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 106, 378-379 (2012). [pdf]
  11. Liang, C., W. Ji and F.B. Brown, "Chord Length Sampling Method for Analyzing VHTR Unit Cells in Continuous Energy Simulations," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2012), Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, April 15-20, 2012. [pdf]
  12. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Stability and Convergence Analysis of the Quasi-Dynamics Method for Initial Pebble Packing," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2012), Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, April 15-20, 2012. [pdf]
  13. Liang, C. and W. Ji, "Optimization of Monte Carlo Transport Simulations in Stochastic Media," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2012), Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, April 15-20, 2012. [pdf]
  14. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "A Simplified DEM-CFD Approach for Pebble Bed Reactor Simulations," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2012), Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, April 15-20, 2012. [pdf]
  15. Liu, T., A. Ding, W. Ji, X. G. Xu, C. Carothers, and F.B. Brown, "A Monte Carlo Neutron Transport Code for Eigenvalue Calculations on a Dual-GPU System and CUDA Environment," Proceedings of International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics (PHYSOR 2012), Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, April 15-20, 2012. [pdf]
  16. Peng, Q., W. Ji, S. De, "Mechanical Properties of the Hexagonal Boron Nitride Monolayer: ab initio Study," Computational Materials Science, 56, 11-17 (2012). [online]
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2011

  1. Liang, C. and W. Ji, "On the Chord Length Sampling in 1-D Binary Stochastic Media," Transport Theory and Statistical Physics, 40, 282-303 (2011). (Invited Paper) [online] [postprint]
  2. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Study on Pebble-Fluid Interaction Effect in Pebble Bed Reactors," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 105, 524-525 (2011). [pdf]
  3. Liang, C. and W. Ji, "Parameter Sensitivity Study on the Accuracy of Chord Length Sampling Method," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 105, 495-497 (2011). [pdf]
  4. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Modeling of Interactions between Fluid-Dynamics and Pebble Flow in Advanced High Temperature Reactors," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 104, 404-406 (2011). [pdf]
  5. Liang, C. and W. Ji, "Chord Length Sampling in Stochastic Media Packed with Poly-Sized Spheres," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 104, 331-333 (2011). [pdf]
  6. Ji, W. and W.R. Martin, "The Application of the Chord Method to Obtain Analytical Expressions for Dancoff Factors in Stochastic Media," Nuclear Science and Engineering, 169, 19-39 (2011) [pdf] [online]
  7. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "A Collective Dynamics-based Method for Initial Pebble Packing in Pebble Flow Simulation," Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering (M&C 2011), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 8-12, 2011. [pdf]
  8. Ding, A., T. Liu, C. Liang, W. Ji, M.S. Shephard, X.G. Xu and F.B. Brown, "Evaluation of Speedup of Monte Carlo Calculations of Simple Reactor Physics Problems Coded for the GPU/CUDA Environment," Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering (M&C 2011), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 8-12, 2011. [pdf]
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2008-2010

  1. Li, Y. and W. Ji, "Pebble Flow Simulation Based on a Multi-Physics Model," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 103, 323-325 (2010). [pdf]
  2. Liang, C. and W. Ji, "Investigation of Chord Length Sampling Method in Finite 1-D Binary Stochastic Media," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 103, 338-341 (2010). [pdf]
  3. Ji, W. "Impact of the Stochastic Distribution of Fuel Particles on VHTR Neutronic Analysis," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 100, 312-314 (2009). [pdf]
  4. Ji, W. and W.R. Martin, "Application of chord length sampling to VHTR unit cell analysis," Proceedings of International Conference on the Physics of Reactors (PHYSOR08), Interlaken, Switzerland, September 14-19, 2008. [pdf]
  5. Ji, W., "Neutronic Analysis of Stochastic Distribution of Fuel Particles in Very High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactors," PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, 2008. [pdf]
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Before 2008

  1. Ji, W. and W.R. Martin, "Determination of Chord Length Distributions in Stochastic Media Composed of Dispersed Microspheres," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 96, 467-469 (2007). [pdf]
  2. Yesilyurt, G., W. Ji, S. Prasad, W.R. Martin and J.C. Lee, "Coupled Nuclear-Thermal-Hydraulics Analysis for VHTR," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 96, 580-581 (2007). [pdf]
  3. Ji, W. and W.R. Martin, "Monte Carlo Simulation of VHTR Particle Fuel with Chord Length Sampling," Proceedings of Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics & Computation and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (M&C + SNA 2007), Monterey, California, April 15-19, 2007. [pdf]
  4. Talamo, A., W. Ji, J. Cetnar, and W. Gudowski, "Comparison of MCB and MONTEBURNS Monte Carlo burnup codes on a one-pass deep burn," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 33, 1176-1188 (2006). [online]
  5. Ji, W., J. L. Conlin, G. Yesilyurt, W. R. Martin, J. C. Lee, and F. B. Brown, "Neutronic Analysis to Support Validation of Safety Analysis Codes for the VHTR," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 93, 931-933 (2005). [pdf]
  6. Ji, W., J. L. Conlin, W. R. Martin, J. C. Lee, and F. B. Brown, "Explicit Modeling of Particle Fuel for the Very-High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 92, 236-238 (2005). [pdf]
  7. Conlin, J. L., W. Ji, J. C. Lee, and W. R. Martin, "Pseudo Material Construct for Coupled Neutronic-Thermal-Hydraulic Analysis of VHTGR," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 92, 225-227 (2005). [pdf]
  8. No, H.-C., C. H. Oh, J. H. Kim, G.-C. Park, J. C. Lee, W. R. Martin, M. O. Kim, J. L. Conlin, and W. Ji, "Very-High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors: Progress and Challenges," Proc. International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants, ICAPP 2005, Seoul, Korea (May 2005). [pdf]
  9. Brown, F. B., W. R. Martin, W. Ji, J. L. Conlin, and J. C. Lee, "Stochastic Geometry and HTGR Modeling with MCNP5," Proc. Monte Carlo 2005 Topical Meeting, American Nuclear Society, Chattanooga, TN, April 17-21, 2005; also LA-UR-04-8668, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2005). [pdf]
  10. Ji, W., J. L. Conlin, W. R. Martin, and J. C. Lee, "Reactor Physics Analysis of the VHTGR Core," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 91, 556-558 (2004). [pdf]
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