24th Meeting of the DCN

The 24th biennial meeting of the Data Centres Network, 4 – 6 September 2017, 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


Monday, 4 September 2017

09:30 – 10:00Opening (Arjan Koning, Nuclear Data Section Head); Introduction of Participants and Adoption of Agenda; Review of Meeting Objectives
Session 1: Current Activities of the Data Centres

Chair: Detlev REITER

10:00 – 10:30Yuri RALCHENKO: Recent Developments of the NIST Atomic Data Program
[presentation (pdf: 4.8 MB)]
10:30 – 11:00MURAKAMI Izumi: Atomic and Molecular Data Activities at NIFS in 2015-2017
[presentation (pdf: 5.4 MB)]
11:00 – 11:20Coffee Break
11:20 – 11:50Mi-Young SONG: A+M Data Center Activities in National Fusion Research Institute
[presentation (pdf: 5.0 MB)]
11:50 – 12:20Martin G. O'MULLANE: Recent updates to the ADAS atomic database and new developments in ADAS data production and atomic models
[presentation (pdf: 1.7 MB)]
12:20 – 14:00Lunch
Session 2: Current Activities of the Data Centres (continued)

Chair: MURAKAMI Izumi

14:00 – 14:30Duck-Hee KWON: Aspects and Prospects of KAERI Atomic Data Center
[presentation (pdf: 6.1 MB)]
14:30 – 15:00Pavel R. GONCHAROV: Update on atomic, molecular and PMI data activity in Russia
[presentation (pdf: 1.7 MB)]
15:00 – 15:30Hyun-Kyung CHUNG: Current activities of IAEA atomic and molecular data unit
[presentation (pdf: 1.8 MB)]
15:30 – 15:50Coffee Break
Session 3: Bibliographic Data Compilation

Chair: Hyun-Kyung CHUNG

15:50 – 17:00Coordinated activities on bibliographical data compilation (all participants)

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Session 4: Proposed Data Centre Activities

Chair: Christian HILL

09:00 – 09:30Raúl BARRACHINA: Atomic and Molecular Data Activities in Argentina
[presentation (pdf: 4.0 MB)]
09:30 – 10:00Connor BALLANCE: R-matrix electron-impact excitation and ionization calculations in support Mo I and W I diagnostics
[presentation (pdf: 4.3 MB)]
10:00 – 10:30Coffee Break
Session 5: Databases and Data Exchange


10:30 – 11:00Christian HILL: Online Atomic and Molecular Databases
[presentation (pdf: 1.9 MB)]
11:00 – 11:30Data centre WWW database and software demonstrations
11:30 – 12:00Data exchange formats: XSAMS, ADAS, GENIE (all participants)
12:00 – 13:30Lunch
Session 6: Data Needs for Fusion Research

Chair: Martin G. O'MULLANE

13:30 – 14:00Detlev REITER: AMS Data: data types and formats, and data needs for fusion edge plasma modelling
14:00 – 14:30NAKANO Tomohide: A&M data needs for fusion plasma research
14:30 – 15:30Discussion on funding for A&M data for fusion applications (all participants)
15:30 – 15:50Coffee Break
Session 7: Data Evaluation and Uncertainty Quantification

Chair: Hyun-Kyung CHUNG

15:50 – 16:20Hyun-Kyung CHUNG: IAEA evaluation activities
16:20 – 17:00Coordinated activities on data evaluation (all participants)

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Session 8: Data Needs for Fusion Research

Chair: Detlev REITER

09:00 – 09:30Priorities in A+M/PMI data compilation and evaluation (all participants)
10:30 – 10:50Coffee Break
Session 9: Review on Data Centres Network Activities

Chair: Hyun-Kyung CHUNG

10:50 – 11:10Membership Issues
11:00 – 12:30Plan of DCN activities for the future
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
Session 10: Meeting Conclusions and Recommendations

Chair: Hyun-Kyung CHUNG

14:00 – 16:00Formulation of meeting conclusions and recommendations