WELCOME TO THE CORTEX PROJECT
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Launched in September 2017, CORTEX aims to develop an innovative core monitoring technique that allows detecting anomalies in nuclear reactors.
Workshops & Courses
A series of workshops and courses will be organised during the CORTEX project to disseminate knowledge and train the scientific community.
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STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 1
To develop simulation tools that will be specifically dedicated to the modelling of the stationary fluctuations’ effect in power reactors with a high level of fidelity
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 3
Advanced signal analysis and machine learning techniques will be combined with reactor transfer function modelling capabilities
STRATEGIC OBEJECTIVE 2
The validation of the simulation tools will be performed using reactor experiments specifically designed for noise analysis applications
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 4
The modelling capabilities for the estimation of the reactor transfer function and the advanced signal analysis techniques need to be combined into a set of tools that can be directly used for analysing plant data and performing core diagnostics
Mark your calendar for the “Deterministic modelling of nuclear systems” course organised in the framework of the ESFR-SMART project, in Gothenburg (Sweden), from 9-13 September 2019! This 5-day course is dedicated to topics covering neutron transport, fluid dynamics and heat…
The NUGENIA Forum 2019 will be held from 13 to 15 March 2019 at La Cité Universitaire in Paris, France. The theme of this year Forum is “Innovation for a safe, efficient and low-carbon nuclear energy production”. It will be devoted to the discussion on the technical…
The PHYSOR 2018 conference: Reactor Physics Paving The Way Towards More Efficient Systems, will be held from 22 to 24 April 2017 in Cancun, Mexico. It will focus on both modeling/simulation & experimental aspects of reactor physics and exploration of…