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Here you can find JINR preprints and communications in pdf format starting from 1999.
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Subject Categories for JINR Publications Archive (1999 - 2016)

2017-1 (1.257.218)
Brief Review of Topmost Scientific Results Obtained in 2016 at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research

P13-2017-4 (519.460)
Pepelyshev Yu. N., Tsogtsaikhan Ts.
Investigation of the Dynamics of Pulse Energy Noise at the IBR-2M Reactor in the Fuel Burnup

In this paper, we present the results of a study on pulse energy noise dynamics of the IBR-2M in the fuel burnup for a significant period of the reactor operation, starting from the date of its commissioning in 2011 and until the end of 2016. It is shown that the pulse energy noise during operation of the IBR-2M with burnup to about ∼1100 MW·day changes significantly by both the spectral component and the level. The standard deviation of the random power fluctuations did not exceed 5% and was less than allowable. In addition, the low level of low-frequency noise (∼1,6%) indicates the absence of sign of vibrational instability of the reactor and a substantial margin of burnup until instability.

E19-2017-5 (386.497)
Koltovaya N. et al.
Kinetics of Gene and Chromosome Mutations Induced by UV-C in Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

The systematic study of the kinetics of UV-induced gene and structural mutations in eukaryotic cells was carried out on the basis of model yeast S. cerevisiae. A variety of genetic assays (all types of base pair substitutions, frameshifts, forward mutations canl, chromosomal and plasmid rearrangements) in haploid strains were used. Yeast cells were treated by UV-C light of fluence of energy up to 200 J/m2. The kinetics of the induced gene and structural mutations is represented by a linear-quadratic and exponential functions. The slope of curves in log-log plots was not constant, had the value 2-4 and depended on the interval of doses. It was suggested that it is the superposition and dynamics of different pathways form the mutagenic responses of eukaryotic cells to UV-C light that cause the high-order curves.

E3-2017-12 (1.674.130)
Aksenov V. L.
A 15-year Forward Look at Neutron Facilities in JINR

The service life of the IBR-2 reactor, one of the leading pulse neutron sources in the world, is expected to end in 2032. Modern trends in sciences where neutrons are used, possible variants of a concept for a new neutron source and its potential position in the world neutron landscape are discussed. The flagship experiments for a new neutron source in the fields of condensed matter research, fundamental and nuclear physics are proposed.