23rd Meeting of the DCN

The 23rd biennial meeting of the Data Centres Network, 2 – 4 November 2015, was held at IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The Scientific Secretary was Hyun-Kyung Chung (Unit Head, Atomic and Molecular Data Unit, IAEA).

Meeting Report

DCN 23 group photo


Monday, 2 November 2015

09:30 – 10:10Arjan KONING, Bastiaan BRAAMS: Welcome, introduction of the participants, review of meeting objectives
Session 1: Current Activities of the Data Centres I

Chair: Jung-Sik YOON

10:10 – 10:40Yuri RALCHENKO: Current status of the atomic data program at NIST
[presentation (pdf: 2.7 MB)]
10:40 – 11:10MURAKAMI Izumi: Atomic and molecular data activities at NIFS in 2013-2015
[presentation (pdf: 3.5 MB)]
11:10 – 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:00Martin G. O'MULLANE: Data and code updates in OPEN-ADAS and ADAS and ensuring traceability when using ADAS data
[presentation (pdf: 1.4 MB)]
12:00 – 12:30Pavel R. GONCHAROV: Current activity in Russia on atomic, molecular and PMI data
[presentation (pdf: 3.9 MB)]
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
Session 2: Current Activities of the Data Centres II

Chair: MURAKAMI Izumi

14:00 – 14:30Detlev REITER: Ongoing and pending data base activities at FZ Juelich
[presentation (pdf: 3.1 MB)]
14:30 – 15:00Jung-Sik YOON: Atomic and Molecular Data activities in NFRI
[presentation (pdf: 3.4 MB)]
15:00 – 15:20Coffee Break
15:20 – 15:50Bastiaan BRAAMS: Current activities of IAEA atomic and molecular data unit
[presentation (pdf: 1.3 MB)]
15:50 – 16:10Duck-Hee KWON: Recent Progress of KAERI Atomic Database
[presentation (pdf: 2.6 MB)]
Session 3: Bibliographical Data Compilation

Chair: Hyun-Kyung CHUNG

16:10 – 17:00Discussion (all participants): Coordinated activities on bibliographical data compilation

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Session 4: Data Compilation and Data Evaluation Activities: Applications

Chair: Martin G. O'MULLANE

09:00 – 09:40Romualdas KISIELIUS: ADAMANT: a platform for data users and producers
[presentation (pdf: 1.7 MB)]
09:40 – 10:20Leanne PITCHFORD: LXCat - an open-access platform for data needed for modeling low temperature plasmas
[presentation (pdf: 655.8 KB)]
10:20 – 10:40Coffee Break
10:40 – 11:20Peter YOUNG: The CHIANTI atomic database: an overview of data, software and applications
[presentation (pdf: 2.4 MB)]
11:20 – 11:50Mi-Young SONG: Evaluation of cross section for electron collisions with methane
[presentation (pdf: 1.7 MB)]
11:50 – 13:20Lunch
Session 5: Data Evaluation

Chair: Hyun-Kyung CHUNG

13:20 – 13:40Hyun-Kyung CHUNG: IAEA evaluation activities
[presentation (pdf: 961.2 KB)]
13:40 – 14:40Discussion (all participants): Coordinated activities on data evaluation
Session 6: Data Exchange


14:40 – 15:40Discussion (all participants): Data exchange format: XSAMS, ADAS, GENIE
15:40 – 16:00Coffee Break
Session 7: Numerical Database Development

Chair: Bastiaan BRAAMS

16:00 – 17:00Discussion (all participants): Coordinated activities on recommended numerical databases

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Session 8: Data Needs for Fusion Research

Chair: Detlev REITER

09:00 – 10:40Discussion (all participants): Priorities in A+M/PMI data compilation and evaluation
10:40 – 11:00Coffee Break
Session 9: Review on Data Centres Network Activities

Chair: Bastiaan BRAAMS

11:00 – 12:30Plan for future DCN activities
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
Session 10: Meeting Conclusions and Recommendations

Chair: Hyun-Kyung CHUNG

14:00 – 15:00Data centre WWW database and software demonstrations
15:00 – 16:00Formulation of meeting conclusions and recommendations; Meeting adjournment