Nuclear energy modeling & simulation

Discovery sheds light on nuclear reactor fuel behavior during a severe event November 20, 2014

A new discovery about the atomic structure of uranium dioxide will help scientists select the best computational model to simulate severe nuclear reactor accidents.

Argonne licenses SAS4A/SASSYS-1 advanced reactor safety analysis code to TerraPowerAugust 13, 2012

UChicago Argonne, LLC and TerraPower have reached a license agreement for the SAS4A/SASSYS-1 safety analysis code system.

SHARP could slash nuclear reactor design costsJuly 1, 2012

Researchers are using some of the world’s most powerful computers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to take a leap forward in nuclear reactor design, analysis and engineering.