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Title: Method for nonlinear optimization for gas tagging and other systems

Abstract

A method and system for providing nuclear fuel rods with a configuration of isotopic gas tags. The method includes selecting a true location of a first gas tag node, selecting initial locations for the remaining n-1 nodes using target gas tag compositions, generating a set of random gene pools with L nodes, applying a Hopfield network for computing on energy, or cost, for each of the L gene pools and using selected constraints to establish minimum energy states to identify optimal gas tag nodes with each energy compared to a convergence threshold and then upon identifying the gas tag node continuing this procedure until establishing the next gas tag node until all remaining n nodes have been established.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Chicago, IL
  2. Bolingbrook, IL
  3. Glendale Heights, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871316
Patent Number(s):
5706321
Assignee:
University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21D - NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; nonlinear; optimization; gas; tagging; systems; providing; nuclear; fuel; rods; configuration; isotopic; tags; selecting; true; location; tag; node; initial; locations; remaining; n-1; nodes; target; compositions; generating; set; random; pools; applying; hopfield; network; computing; energy; cost; selected; constraints; establish; minimum; identify; optimal; compared; convergence; threshold; identifying; continuing; procedure; establishing; established; tag nodes; target gas; gas tag; gas tagging; fuel rods; nuclear fuel; fuel rod; tag node; gas tags; tag compositions; tag composition; isotopic gas; /376/

Citation Formats

Chen, Ting, Gross, Kenny C, and Wegerich, Stephan. Method for nonlinear optimization for gas tagging and other systems. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Chen, Ting, Gross, Kenny C, & Wegerich, Stephan. Method for nonlinear optimization for gas tagging and other systems. United States.
Chen, Ting, Gross, Kenny C, and Wegerich, Stephan. Thu . "Method for nonlinear optimization for gas tagging and other systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871316.
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title = {Method for nonlinear optimization for gas tagging and other systems},
author = {Chen, Ting and Gross, Kenny C and Wegerich, Stephan},
abstractNote = {A method and system for providing nuclear fuel rods with a configuration of isotopic gas tags. The method includes selecting a true location of a first gas tag node, selecting initial locations for the remaining n-1 nodes using target gas tag compositions, generating a set of random gene pools with L nodes, applying a Hopfield network for computing on energy, or cost, for each of the L gene pools and using selected constraints to establish minimum energy states to identify optimal gas tag nodes with each energy compared to a convergence threshold and then upon identifying the gas tag node continuing this procedure until establishing the next gas tag node until all remaining n nodes have been established.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
}

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