Dina Chernikova

Forskarassistent at Department of Physics, Subatomic and Plasma Physics

Projects

2014–2016

Research in nuclear safeguards

Imre Pazsit Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
Dina Chernikova Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
Kåre Axell Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
The Swedish Radiation Safety authority (SSM)

2011–2016

Fast Reactor Experiments for hYbrid Applications (FREYA)

Imre Pazsit Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
Dina Chernikova Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
Syed F Naeem Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
EC, Seventh Framework program (FP7)

2015–2016

Enhancing the experimental capabilities for research in nuclear security and safeguards

Dina Chernikova Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
Carl Tryggers Stiftelse för Vetenskaplig Forskning

2012–2013

Testing of a new method for determination of the concentration of boron in the fuel pool with Cf-252

Anders Nordlund Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
Dina Chernikova Department of Applied Physics, Nuclear Engineering
The Lars Hierta Memorial Foundation

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Publications

2016

A potential alternative/complement to the traditional thermal neutron based counting in Nuclear Safeguards and Security

Dina Chernikova, Syed F. Naeem, Kåre Axell et al
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section a-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment. Vol. 810, p. 164-171
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

The effect of capture gammas, photofission and photonuclear neutrons to the neutron-gamma Feynman variance-to-mean ratios (neutron, gamma and total)

Dina Chernikova, Imre Pázsit, S. Croft et al
Mathematics and Computations, Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications and Monte Carlo International Conference, M and C+SNA+MC 2015, Nashville, United States, 19-23 April 2015
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

The neutron-gamma Feynman variance to mean approach: Gamma detection and total neutron-gamma detection (theory and practice)

Dina Chernikova, Kåre Axell, S. Avdic et al
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section a-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment. Vol. 782, p. 47-55
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Characterization of strong 241Am sources

Anna Vesterlund, Dina Chernikova, Petty Cartemo et al
Applied Radiation and Isotopes. Vol. 99, p. 162-167
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Pulse shape discrimination of neutrons and gamma rays using Kohonen artificial neural networks

Tatiana Tambouratzis, Dina Chernikova, Imre Pázsit et al
Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research. Vol. 3 (1), p. 77-88
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

A new concept for safeguarding and labeling of long-term stored waste and its place in the scope of existing tagging techniques

Dina Chernikova, Kåre Axell,
Workshop – Scanning the Horizon: Novel Techniques and Methods for Safeguards, International Atomic Energy Agency At IAEA’s Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, 2014
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

Characterization of strong 241Am sources

Anna Vesterlund, Dina Chernikova, Petty Cartemo et al
International Conference on Advances in Nuclear Forensics: Countering the Evolving Threat of Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material out of Regulatory Control, Vienna, IAEA; 07/2014
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

A method for discrimination of neutron and gamma pile-up events in scintillation detectors with a simultaneous identification of malfunctioning ones

Dina Chernikova, Zsolt Elter, Kåre Axell et al
INMM 55th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; 07/2014
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

Passive and Active Ways of Unique Tagging/Labeling of Long-term Stored Nuclear Waste Copper Canisters

Dina Chernikova, Kåre Axell,
INMM 55th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; 07/2014
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

A unique tungsten-based tagging approach for maintaining of continuity of knowledge of nuclear waste copper canisters

Dina Chernikova, Kåre Axell, Anders Nordlund et al
PHYSOR 2014 - The Role of Reactor Physics toward a Sustainable Future, The Westin Miyako, Kyoto, Japan; 09/2014
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

Novel passive and active tungsten-based identifiers for maintaining the continuity of knowledge of spent nuclear fuel copper canisters

Dina Chernikova, Kåre Axell, Anders Nordlund et al
Annals of Nuclear Energy. Vol. 75, p. 219-227
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

A general analytical solution for the variance-to-mean Feynman-alpha formulas for a two-group two-point, a two-group one-point and a one-group two-point cases

Dina Chernikova, Wang Ziguan, Imre Pázsit et al
European Physical Journal Plus. Vol. 129 (11), p. Art. no. 259
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Experimental and numerical investigations of radiation characteristics of Russian portable/compact pulsed neutron generators: ING-031 ING-07, ING-06 and ING-10-20-120

Dina Chernikova, V. L. Romodanov, A. G. Belevitin et al
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section a-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment. Vol. 746, p. 74-86
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Monitoring fissile and matrix materials in closed containers by means of pulsed neutron sources

V.F. Batyaev, O.V. Bochkarev, S.V. Sklyarov et al
Atomic Energy. Vol. 115 (2), p. 116-122
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

A method for nondestructive assay of nuclear materials in facilities with a pulse neutron generator and a digital technology for discrimination between neutrons and photons

V. L. Romodanov, A. G. Belevitin, Dina Chernikova et al
Instruments and Experimental Techniques. Vol. 56 (6), p. 620-627
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

A Comparison of Artificial Neural Network Performance: the Case of Neutron/Gamma Pulse Shape Discrimination

Tatiana Tambouratzis, Dina Chernikova, Imre Pázsit et al
IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Security and Defense Applications (CISDA), p. 88-95
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Application of the two-group - one-region and two-region - one-group Feynman-alpha formulas in safeguards and accelerator-driven system (ADS)

Dina Chernikova, Imre Pázsit, Wang Ziguan et al
Proceeding of ESARDA meeting 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Sensitivity of the neutronic design of an Accelerator-Driven System (ADS) to the anisotropy of yield of the neutron generator and variation of nuclear data libraries

Petty Cartemo, Anders Nordlund, Dina Chernikova et al
Proceeding of ESARDA meeting 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Testing a direct method for evaluating the concentration of boron in a fuel pool using scintillation detectors, and a 252Cf and an 241Am-Be source

Dina Chernikova, Kåre Axell, Imre Pázsit et al
Proceeding of ESARDA meeting 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Derivation of two-group two-region Feynman-alpha formulas and their application to Safeguards and accelerator-driven system (ADS)

Dina Chernikova, Imre Pázsit, L. Pál et al
Proceeding of INMM 54th Annual Meeting
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

A direct method for evaluating the concentration of boric acid in a fuel pool using scintillation detectors for joint-multiplicity measurements

Dina Chernikova, Kåre Axell, Imre Pázsit et al
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A : Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. Vol. 714, p. 90-97
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Analysis of 235U, 239Pu and 241Pu content in a spent fuel assembly using Lead Slowing Down Spectrometer and time intervals matrix

Dina Chernikova, V.L. Romodanov, Valeriy Sakharov et al
Journal of Nuclear Materials Management. Vol. 40 (2)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Development of the Neutron-Gamma-Neutron (NGN) approach for the fresh and spent fuel assay

Dina Chernikova, Vadim Romodanov, Valeriy Sakharov et al
Proceedings of The 53nd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Testing of small detectors with glass rod light guides for multiplicity measurement purposes

Dina Chernikova, Imre Pázsit, Anders Nordlund et al
Proceedings of The 53nd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Two-point theory for the differential self-interrogation Feynman-alpha method

Johan Anderson, Dina Chernikova, Imre Pázsit et al
European Physical Journal Plus. Vol. 127 (8)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Sensitivity of nonstationary neutron spectra in lead to nuclear data variations

V. L. Romodanov, V. K. Sakharov, Dina Chernikova et al
Atomic Energy. Vol. 112 (4), p. 281-287
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Derivation and quantitative analysis of the differential self-interrogation Feynman-alpha method

Johan Anderson, L. Pal, Imre Pázsit et al
European Physical Journal Plus. Vol. 127 (2)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

Time intervals matrix analysis of 235U and 239Pu content in a spent fuel assembly using Lead Slowing down Spectrometer

Dina Chernikova, V.L. Romodanov, V.K. Sakharov et al
Proceedings: Special Session on Determination of Pu Mass in Spent Fuel with NDA of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2011

Derivation and quantitative analysis of the differential self-interrogation Feynman-alpha method

Johan Anderson, Pal Lenard, Imre Pázsit et al
Proceedings 52nd INMM Conference 17-21 July, Palm Desert, CA, USA (2011)
Conference paper - peer reviewed