Former NES PhD theses


Name Thesis title Year
Kasemeyer, Uwe Design of a uranium-free LWR core for plutonium burning 1998
Köberl, Oliver Experimental neutron balance investigations of water entry in a HTR with low enriched uranium fuel 1998
Lüthi, Anton Development and validation of gamma-heating calculational methods for Pu-burning fast reactors 1999
Rosselet, Marc Reactivity measurements and their interpretation in systems with large spatial effects 1999
Sengstag, Thierry On the modelling of reactivity initiated accidents in light water reactor cores containing high-burnup fuel 2001
Pralong, Catherine Investigation of within-pin reaction rate distributions in a highly heterogeneous fuel assembly 2002
Cometto, Marco Benchmarking of ADS calculational tools and their application to different waste transmutation scenarios 2003
Dokhane, Abdelhamid BWR stability analysis using a novel reduced order model and the system code RAMONA 2004
Plaschy, Michael Numerical and experimental studies of the characteristics of a sub-critical fast system driven by an external source 2004
Zilio, Valery Olivier Development and validation of on-line dosimetric methods for the treatment of prostate cancer 2005
Negreanu, Cezarina Elena Development and validation of data sets and Monte Carlo methods for electron/positron transport at low and medium energies 2005
Tani, Filippo Decomposition analysis of reactivity effect predictions for modern LWR fuel 2006
Caruso, Stefano Characterisation of high-burnup LWR fuel rods through gamma-tomography 2007
Vinai, Paolo Development and application of objective uncertainty measures for transient code predictions 2007
Blair, Paul Modelling of fission gas behaviour in high burnup nuclear fuel 2008
Petkevich, Petr Development and application of an advanced fuel model for the safety analysis of the generation IV gas-cooled fast reactor 2008
Girardin, Gaëtan Development of the control assembly pattern and dynamic analysis of the generation IV large gas-cooled fast reactor (GFR) 2009
Epiney, Aaron Simon Improvement of the decay heat removal characteristics of the Generation IV Gas-cooled Fast Reactor 2010
Kröhnert, Hanna Fission rates measured using high-energy gamma-rays from short half-life fission products in fresh and spent nuclear fuel 2011
Chenu, Aurélia Single- and two-phase flow modeling for coupled neutronics/thermal-hydraulics transient analysis of advanced sodium-cooled fast reactors 2011
Bertolotto, Davide Coupling of a system code with computational fluid dynamics for the simulation of complex coolant reactivity effects 2011
Giust, Flavio Dante Appraisal of BWR core analysis methods against the LWR-PROTEUS experiments 2012
Rätz, Dominik Neutronics experiments and analysis related to strong moderation heterogeneity in LWRs 2012
Sun, Kaichao Analysis of Advanced Sodium-cooled Fast Reactor Core Designs with Improved Safety Characteristics 2012
Zhu, Ting Sampling-Based Nuclear Data Uncertainty Quantification for Continuous Energy Monte Carlo Codes 2015
Brankov, Vladimir Modeling of fuel fragmentation, relocation and dispersal during Loss-of-Coolant Accident in Light-Water Reactors 2017


Name Thesis title Year
Dupont, Julien 2016
Badreddine, Hassan 2015
Betschart, Thorsten 2015
Ritterath, Martin Instrumentation and mixing experiments on safety relevant gas flows in containments of nuclear reactors 2012