Publications

Journal Publications

  • A. Haghighat, K. Royston, and W. Walters, "MRT Methodologies for Real-time Simulation of Nonproliferation and Safeguards Problems," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 2015.
  • K. Royston, A. Haghighat, W. Walters, C. Yi, G. Sjoden, "Determination of Current at a Detector Window Using a Hybrid Adjoint Function Methodology," Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 528, 2014.
  • W. Walters, A. Haghighat, K. Royston, C. Yi, G. Sjoden, "A Response Function Methodology to Calculate Induced Fission Neutron Flux Distribution in an Active Interrogation System," Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 533, 2014.
  • A. Haghighat, K. Royston, G. Sjoden, C. Yi, M. Huang, "Unique Formulations in TITAN and PENTRAN for Medical Physics Applications," Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 883, 2014.
  • K. Royston, A. Haghighat, W. Walters, C. Yi, G. Sjoden, "Determination of Current at a Detector Window Using a Hybrid Adjoint Function Methodology," Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, 2013, submitted
  • W. Walters, A. Haghighat, K. Royston, C. Yi, G. Sjoden, "A Response Function Methodology to Calculate Induced Fission Neutron Flux Distribution in an Active Interrogation System," Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, 2013, submitted
  • W. Walters, A. Haghighat, Y. Ham, S Sitaraman, "Development of INPCT-S for Inspection of Spent Fuel Pool", Journal of ASTM International, Volume 9 Issue 4 (2012)
  • K. Royston, A. Haghighat, C. Yi, "Comparison of TITAN Hybrid Deterministic Transport Code and MCNP5 for Simulation of SPECT," Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 2, pp. 201, 2011.

Conference Proceedings

  • W. Walters, N. Roskoff, and A. Haghighat, "A Fission Matrix Approach to Calculate Pin-wise 3D Fission Density Distribution," Proc. M&C 2015 , Nashville, Tennessee, April 19-23, 2015.
  • W. Walters, N. Roskoff, and A. Haghighat, "Use of the Fission Matrix Method for Solution of the Eigenvalue Problem in a Spent Fuel Pool," Proc. PHYSOR 2014 , Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 28-Oct 3, 2014.
  • N. Roskoff, W. Walters, A. Haghighat, C. Yi, and G. Sjoden, "Implementation and Verification of the SDM in the TITAN 3-D Sn Transport Code," Proc. PHYSOR 2014 , Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 28-Oct 3, 2014.
  • N. Roskoff, W. Walters, and A. Haghighat, "Application of the subgroup decomposition method (SDM) for reactor simulation," Proc. 15th ISRD, Aix en Provence, France, May 18-23, 2014.
  • W. Walters and A. Haghighat, "ACS Algorithm in Discrete Ordinates for Pressure Vessel Dosimetry," Proc. 15th ISRD, Aix en Provence, France, May 18-23, 2014.
  • K. Royston and A. Haghighat, "Preliminary Results of a New Deterministic Iterative Image Reconstruction Algorithm," Proc. ANS RPSD 2014 , Knoxville, TN, September 14-18, 2014.
  • A. Haghighat, K. Royston, C. Yi, "Application of the TITAN Hybrid Deterministic Transport Code to Medical Physics," Proc. ANS RPSD 2014, Knoxville, TN, September 14-18, 2014, invited.
  • K. Royston, A. Haghighat, C. Yi, "Application of TITAN for Simulation of Particle Streaming in a Duct," Proc. 15th ISRD, Aix en Provence, France, May 18-23, 2014.
  • A. Haghighat, K. Royston, W. Walters, "Development of Methodologies for Ex-core Detector Modeling for SMRs," Proc. ASME 2014 Small Modular Reactors Symposium, Washington, DC, April 15-17, 2014.
  • B. Upadhyaya, A. Haghighat, C. Atchley, N. Roskoff, "Curriculum Development on Nuclear Reactor Instrumentation and Controls (I&C)," Proc. ANS 2014 , Washington, DC, Nov. 10-14, 2013.
  • K. Royston and A. Haghighat, "Performance of the New WCOS Technique for the TITAN SPECT Formulation," Proc. SNA+MC 2013, Paris, France, Oct. 27-31, 2013.
  • W. Walters and A. Haghighat, "Performance of the Adaptive Collision Source (ACS) Method for Discrete Ordinates in Parallel Environments," Proc. SNA+MC 2013, Paris, France, October 27-31, 2013.
  • K. Royston, W. Walters, A. Haghighat, C. Yi, and G. Sjoden, "Development of Active Interrogation for Monitoring Special-Nuclear-Materials (AIMS) Hybrid Tool," Proc. ANS 2013 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16-20, 2013.
  • K. Royston, W. Walters, A. Haghighat, C. Yi, and G. Sjoden, "Development and Application of a Hybrid Transport Methodology for Active Interrogation Systems," Proc. M&C 2013, Sun Valley, ID, May 5-9, 2013.
  • W. Walters and A Haghighat, "Development of the Adaptive Collision Source (ACS) Method for Discrete Ordinates," Proc. M&C 2013, Sun Valley, Idaho, May 5-9, 2013
  • K. Royston and A. Haghighat, "Development of a Collimator Representation in the TITAN Transport Code for SPECT Simulation," Proc. 2012 IEEE NSS-MIC, Anaheim, CA, Oct. 29-Nov. 3, 2012.
  • S. Sitaraman, Y. Ham, W. Walters, A. Haghighat, O. Peixoto, "In-Situ Verification of Spent Fuel at Atucha-I Nuclear Power Plant, Proc. INMM 52nd Annual Meeting, Palm Desert, CA, July 17-21, 2011
  • K. Royston, A. Haghighat, C. Yi, A. Cebula, D. Gilland, "Validation of a New Hybrid Deterministic Transport Code for SPECT Simulation," Proc. 2010 IEEE NSS-MIC, Knoxville, TN, Oct. 30-Nov. 6, 2010.
  • W. Walters, A Haghighat, M. Wenner, Y. Ham, S. Sitaraman, "A Methodology for Determination of Detector Response for Inspection of a Spent Fuel Pool", Proc. PHYSOR 2010 Int. Conf. on Advances in Reactor Physics, Pittsburgh, PA, May 9-14 2010
  • K. Royston, A. Haghighat, C. Yi, "Verification of a Hybrid Adjoint Methodology in TITAN for Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography," Proc. PHYSOR 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, May 9-14, 2010.
  • W. Walters, A. Haghighat, M. Wenner, Y. Ham, S. Sitaraman, "Calculation of Sub-critical Multiplication Using a Simplified Fission Matrix Method", Trans. ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, DC, November 15-19 2009
  • W. Walters, A. Haghighat, M. Wenner, Y. Ham, S. Sitaraman, "Methodology and Determination of Field of View of Neutron and Gamma Detectors in the Atucha Spent Fuel Storage Pool", Proc. INMM 50th Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ, July 12-16, 2009
  • K. Keller, C. Yi, A. Haghighat, "Analysis of SPECT Imaging Simulation Using the TITAN Transport Code," Proc. M&C 2009, Saratoga Springs, NY, May 3-7, 2009.