SAMOSAFER builds on the results of the SAMOFAR project

Publications & Outreach

Journal papers

  1. Caruggi, Federico, Antonio Cammi, Eric Cervi, Andrea Di Ronco and Stefano Lorenzi, ‘Multiphysics Modelling of Gaseous Fission Products in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor’, Nuclear Engineering and Design 392 (June 2022) 111762. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nucengdes.2022.111762 
  2. Di Ronco, Andrea, Stefano Lorenzi, Francesca Giacobbo, Antonio Cammi, ‘Multiphysics analysis of RANS-based turbulent transport of solid fission products in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor’, Nuclear Engineering and Design 391 (June 2022) 111739. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nucengdes.2022.111739
  3. Nichenko, Sergii , Jarmo Kalilainen and Terttaliisa Lind, ’MSR simulation with cGEMS: Fission product release and aerosol formation’, J. Nucl. Eng. 2022, 3(1), 105-116. Doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/jne3010006
  4. Di Ronco A, Lorenzi S, Giacobbo F and Cammi A An Eulerian Single-Phase Transport Model for Solid Fission Products in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor: Development of an Analytical Solution for Verification Purposes. Front. Energy Res. (2021) 9:692627. doi: 10.3389/fenrg.2021.692627
  5. Kalilainen, Jarmo, Sergii Nichenko, Jiri Krepel, ‘Evaporation of materials from the molten salt reactor fuel under elevated temperatures’, Journal of Nuclear Materials 533 (2020) 152134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152134

Conference papers

  1. Sandra Dulla, Karin van der Graaf, Jan Leen Kloosterman, Stefano Lorenzi, Book of abstracts, Young Molten Salt Reactor (YMSR) conference, Politecnico di Milano, Lecco campus, June 6 – June 8, 2022
  2. Dietz, J., J. Krepel, S. Nichenko, ‘MSR fuel cycle and thermo-dynamics simulations’, International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles (FR22), Viena, Austria, 22 April 2022, IAEA-CN-291/34,  https://conferences.iaea.org/event/218/papers/19008/files/8055-CN291-Dietz_MSR_final_rew2.pdf
  3. Evgeny IVANOV, Frédéric BERTRAND, Elsa MERLE, Daniel HEUER, Axel LAUREAU, Thibault LEMEUTE, Nathalie SEILER, Sebastien ISRAEL, Olivier BAUDRAND, International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles FR22, Vienna, Austria, 10-22 April 2022, FR21: IAEA-CN-291440, https://conferences.iaea.org/event/218/contributions/18877/attachments/10593/15359/FR%C2%B0291440%C2%B0full%C2%B0paper.docx
  4. Merla Giulia, Antonio Cammi, and Stefano Lorenzi, ‘A New Reactivity Control Approach for Circulating Fuel Reactors’, Proceedings of the International Conference Nuclear Energy for New Europe, pp. 206.1–206.8, Bled, Slovenia, September 6–9, 2021, https://www.djs.si/nene2021/proceedings/pdf/NENE2021_206.pdf

BSc / MSc theses

  1. Caruggi, Federico, Multiphysics Modelling Approach for the Analysis of Xenon Removal via Helium Bubbling in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor. MSc thesis. Politecnico di Milano, April 2021
  2. Merla, Giulia, Improvement of continuous reprocessing and fuel composition adjustment capabilities in SERPENT-2 for Molten Salt Reactors. MSc thesis. Politecnico di Milano, April 2021

Presentations and Posters

  1. Jiri Krepel, Fuel handling and waste issues for Molten Salt Reactors. Presentation at the FISA 2022/EUREDWASTE 22 conference in the embedded SNETP forum meeting, 2 June 2022, related to the selected waste issues of Molten Salt Reactors mainly from neutronics perspective. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6684068

Outreach

  1. ‘SAMOSAFER: Bringing nuclear safety to the next level’, Press Release, October 2019
  2. ‘The Nederlands will really need a thorium reactor’, Interview by Joost Wassink with Jan Leen Kloosterman, Delft Integraal, October 2019
  3. ‘Horizon 2020 project SAMOSAFER granted’, News item by PSI, 19 Feb 2019
  4. Balkenende, Frank, Jan Leen Kloosterman (interview), Thoriumreactor en klassieke kerncentrale, het verschil tussen een diesel en een hybride auto, PZC, 3 maart 2021.
  5. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘SAMOSAFER, overview on required R&D’, ESFR-SMART summer school, 29-31 March 2021.Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Progress in the SAMOSAFER Euratom project’, Presentations at GEN IV International Forum meeting, May 11, 2021.
  6. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, KIVI Drechtsteden, 17 May 2021.
  7. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Studievereniging Team Energy, TU Eindhoven, 24 March 2021.
  8. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Bijdrage Energiedebat Gedeputeerde Staten Utrecht, 3 Feb 2021.
  9. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Bijdrage SmartPort Rotterdam, 2 Feb 2021.
  10. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Bijdrage Energiedebat gemeente Zuidplas, 28 Jan 2021.
  11. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Bijdrage Energiedebat Provinciale Staten Limburg, 29 Jan 2021.
  12. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Bijdrage Energiedebat VVD Gelderland, 20 Jan 2021.
  13. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, Bijdrage kernenergiedebat Tweede Kamer Commissie, 2 Dec 2020.
  14. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Goede vrienden TU Delft, 28 Oct 2020.
  15. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Kennisconferentie Provinciale Staten Noord Holland, 22 Oct 2020.
  16. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, ‘Kernenergie: Trends en Thorium’, Kennisconferentie Kernenergie – Thorium, Landelijke Provinciale Staten, 21 Oct 2020.
  17. Jan Leen Kloosterman, ‘R&D in Euratom projects SAMOFAR and SAMOSAFER’, MSR workshop, Oak Ridge, USA, 14-15 Oct 2020.
  18. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, Discussie Kernenergie, Bijdrage Energiedebat Gedeputeerde Staten Zuid Holland, 13 May 2020.
  19. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, Duurzame Kernenergie, Natuurkundige Voordrachten 2019-2020, 98, Koninklijke Mij voor Natuurkunde ‘Diligentia’, Den Haag, 17 Feb 2020.
  20. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, Duurzame Kernenergie, HOVO, Leiden, 14 Feb 2020.
  21. Kloosterman, Jan Leen, Thorium Molten Salt Reactors, Rotterdams Natuurkundig Genootschap, Rotterdam, 21 Jan 2020.
  22. Van der Kamp, Coen, Jan Leen Kloosterman (interview), Thorium, de energiebron van de toekomst?, NVOX, 2 Feb 2020, NVOX, 3 March 2020.
  23. Krepel, Jiri, ‘Comparison of 16 Reactors neutronic performance in closed Th-U and U-Pu cycles’ Presentations at GEN IV International Forum meeting, 24 June 2020
  24. Thomann, Christoph, Jiri Krepel (interview), ‘Hat die Kernenergie eine Zukunft?’, Folio 4 (2020) 22-25.