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2015 LUG Meeting

November 2 - 3, 2015
La Posada de Santa Fe, in Santa Fe, New Mexico

The purpose of the meeting is to hear your input on the capabilities you need from LANSCE over the next 5 years.

Contact  

  • LANSCE User Office
  • Nina Roelofs
  • LANSCE User Program Coordinator
  • (505) 665-9967
  • Email
The LANSCE Facility continues to carryout a critical mission for the Nation and a leading program of fundamental research. The past year has seen significant changes to the Facility which bring with them opportunity.

Day 1 | Monday, November 2

8:30

Greeting
G. Sinnis |
Los Alamos National Laboratory

8:40

Accelerator Performance and the Proposed Schedule | LA-UR-15-28406
R. Garnett | Los Alamos National Laboratory

Session I: The Path to MaRIE

9:10

LANSCE Plans and Progress and a Snapshot of MaRIE | LA-UR-15-28475
G. Sinnis | Los Alamos National Laboratory

9:40

Neutrons on the way to MaRIE and Neutrons in the MaRIE Era
M. Hockaday | Los Alamos National Laboratory

10:10

Break

Session II: Imaging Research at LANSCE

10:30

Imaging Overview (LANSCE and LANL) | LA-UR-15-28542
R. Nelson | Los Alamos National Laboratory

11:00

Medical Applications in Proton Radiography: Imaging and Therapy Guidance | LA-UR-15-28693
M. Freeman | Los Alamos National Laboratory

11:20

Proton Radiography Peers into Metal Solidification | LA-UR-15-28524
J. Gibbs | Los Alamos National Laboratory

11:40

HE studies at pRad | LA-UR-15-28501
M. Rightley | Los Alamos National Laboratory

12:00 | Lunch and Poster Session I

Session II: Continued

1:30

New Developments in Imaging with Neutrons
A. Tremsin | University of California, Berkeley

2:00

Multimode Tomographic Reconstruction
C. Bouman | Purdue University

2:30

Forum: New Capability at FP5, “Round Robin” Measurements and New Directions

3:30

Break

Session III: Materials Research at LANSCE

3:50

Overview and New Directions in Materials Science Research at LANSCE
M. Bourke | Los Alamos National Laboratory

4:10

The Needs from the Science Campaigns and Directed Stockpile Work
D. Brown | Los Alamos National Laboratory

4:30

Microstructural Characterization Of Additively Manufactured U6Nb During Heat Treatment and Deformation | LA-UR-15-28526
B. Clausen | Los Alamos National Laboratory

4:50

Formulation-Derived Interface Characteristics Contributing to Failure in Plastic-Bonded Explosive Materials | LA-UR-14-25218
J. Yeager | Los Alamos National Laboratory

5:10

Neutron Diffraction Measurements for Thermomechanical Modeling of TATB-based Explosives | LA-UR-15-28495
DJ Luscher | Los Alamos National Laboratory

5:30

Neutron Characterization of Nuclear Fuels
M. Okuniewski | Idaho National Laboratory

5:50

Forum: Needs for Material Research Over the Next 5 Years

6:15 | Poster Session II

7:00 | Banquet

Day 2 | Tuesday, November 3

Session IV Industrial and Security Applications at LANSCE

8:30

Aviation Industry Needs and Capability Moving Forward
L. Dominik | Honeywell

9:00

Global Security – Remote Sensing Needs for an Irradiation Facility | LA-UR-15-28354
H. Quinn | Los Alamos National Laboratory

9:30

Proposed Upgrades and New Capability at LANSCE | LA-UR-15-28523
S. Wender | Los Alamos National Laboratory

10:00

Break

10:20

Forum: Current and Expected Needs for Industrial Applications at LANSCE for the Next 1 to 5 Years

Session V: Nuclear and Particle Physics Research at LANSCE

10:40

Underpinning Science Based Stockpile Stewardship with LANSCE
S. Sterbenz | Los Alamos National Laboratory

11:20

The Center of Excellence for Radioactive Ion Beam Studies for Stewardship Science
D. Bardayan | University of Notre Dame

11:50

Nuclear Data Measurements at DANCE | LA-UR-15-28496
M. Jandel | Los Alamos National Laboratory

12:10 | Lunch and Poster Session III

Session V: Continued

1:50

LANSCE Measurements supporting LLNL Nuclear Science Program
N. Bowden | Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

2:10

Ultracold neutron research at LANSCE
B. Plaster | University of Kentucky

2:30

Particle Physics Motivated Research at LANSCE | LA-UR-15-28577
C. Mauger | Los Alamos National Laboratory

2:50

Fundamental Nuclear Physics with Neutron Beams at LANSCE
W. Snow | Indiana University

3:10

Break

3:40

Radiation Damage at LANSCE: Applications for Particle and Nuclear Physics
S. Seidel | University of New Mexico

4:00

Forum: New Capabilities for Fundamental and Applied Research at LANSCE: Needs and Discussion of new capability at Target 1 and Area A

4:10

Forum: Discussion of a Stockpile Stewardship Center at LANSCE

4:50

Status of the User Group and User Group Business