Development of a 1200 fine group nuclear data library for advanced nuclear systems

  • Jun Zou
  • Lei-Ming Shang
  • Fang Wang
  • Li-Juan Hao


Accurate and reliable nuclear data libraries are essential for calculation and design of advanced nuclear systems. A 1200 fine group nuclear data library Hybrid Evaluated Nuclear Data Library/Fine Group (HENDL/FG) with neutrons of up to 150 MeV has been developed to improve the accuracy of neutronics calculations and analysis. Corrections of Doppler, resonance self-shielding, and thermal upscatter effects were done for HENDL/FG. Shielding and critical safety benchmarks were performed to test the accuracy and reliability of the library. The discrepancy between calculated and measured nuclear parameters fell into a reasonable range.


Advanced nuclear system Fine group nuclear data library Effective multiplication factor 



The authors would like to thank other members of the FDS team for their supports and contributions to this research. We thank Meng-Ping Sun for her contributions to improve this manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun Zou
    • 1
  • Lei-Ming Shang
    • 1
  • Fang Wang
    • 1
  • Li-Juan Hao
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Neutronics and Radiation Safety, Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety TechnologyChinese Academy of SciencesHefeiChina

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