Gediminas Stankūnas

Laboratory of Nuclear Installation Safety (17)
Chief research associate
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Scientific article


Murari A., Rossi R., Craciunescu T., Vega J., Stankūnas G. [LEI], Jet contributors, et al. A control oriented strategy of disruption prediction to avoid the configuration collapse of tokamak reactors In: Nature Communications. Berlin: Nature Portfolio, 2024, Vol. 15, p. 1-19. ISSN 2041-1723.
Schnabel G., Aldama D. L., Bohm T., Fischer U., Kunieda S., Trkov A., Konno C., Capote R., Koning A. J., Breidokaitė S. [LEI], Eade T., Fabbri M., Flammini D., Isolan L., Kodeli I., Košťál M., Kwon S., Laghi D., Leichtle D., Nakayama S., Ohta M., Packer L. W., Oiu Y., Soto S., Sawan M., Schulc M., Stankūnas G. [LEI], Sumini M., Valentine A., Willari R., Žohar A.. FENDL: A library for fusion research and applications In: Nuclear Data Sheets. San Diego: Elsevier, 2024, Vol. 193, p. 1-78. ISSN 0090-3752.
Qiu Y., Ansorge M., Alvarez I., Ambrožič K., Berry T., Stankūnas G. [LEI], Tidikas A. [LEI], et al. Overview of recent advancements in IFMIF-DONES neutronics activities In: Fusion Engineering and Design. Lausanne: Elsevier, 2024, Vol. 210, 114242, p. 1-10. ISSN 0920-3796.
Merkis M., Vajauskas D., Laurikaitienė J., Urbonavičius B. G., Stankūnas G. [LEI], Togobickij B. [LEI], Abakevičienė B., Adlienė D.. Comparison Of Alpha and X-ray Irradiation Effects in nMAG Polymer Gels Used for Dosimetry Applications In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, B . Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2024, Vol. 549, 165266, p. 1-6. ISSN 0168-583X.


Van Eester D., Frigione D., Garzotti L., Lomas P., (... Stankūnas G. ...) [LEI], et al. RF Power as Key Contributor to High Performance “Baseline” Scenario Experiments in JET DD and DT Plasmas in Preparation for ITER In: AIP Conference Proceedings 24th Topical Conference on Radio-frequency Power in Plasmas. Annapolis: AIP Publishing, 2023, Vol. 2984, Iss. 1, 030004, p. 1-10. ISSN 0094-243X.
Kim H.-T., Auriemma F., Ferreira J., Gabriellini S., (... Stankūnas G. ...) [LEI], et al. Validation of D–T fusion power prediction capability against 2021 JET D–T experiments In: Nuclear Fusion. Bristol: IOP Publishing, 2023, Vol. 63, 112004, p. 1-21. ISSN 0029-5515, eISSN 1741-4326.
Maslov M., Lerche E., Auriemma F., Belli E., Stankūnas G. [LEI], et al. JET D-T scenario with optimized non-thermal fusion In: Nuclear Fusion. Bristol: IOP Publishing, 2023, Vol. 63, 112002, p. 1-22. ISSN 0029-5515, eISSN 1741-4326.
Hobirk J., Challis C. D., Kappatou A., Lerche E., Stankūnas G. [LEI], et al. The JET hybrid scenario in Deuterium, Tritium and Deuterium-Tritium In: Nuclear Fusion. Bristol: IOP Publishing, 2023, Vol. 63, 112001, p. 1-27. ISSN 0029-5515, eISSN 1741-4326.
Wyss I., Murari A., Spolladore L., Peluso E., Gelfusa M., Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Comparison of a fast low spatial resolution inversion method and peaking factors for the detection of anomalous radiation patterns and disruption prediction In: Fusion Engineering and Design. Lausanne: Elsevier, 2023, Vol. 193, 113625, p. 1-6. ISSN 0920-3796, eISSN 1873-7196.

Conference paper


Togobickij B. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Feasibility study of neutron spectra calculations for irradiation of materials using MCNPX in the NEAR station at CERN/n_TOF facility In: Book of abstracts 3rd CERN Baltic conference (CBC 2023), 9-11 October 2023, Riga technical university. Riga : Riga technical university, 2023, p. 5-5..
Merkis M., Adlienė D., Vajauskas D., Laurikaitienė J., Urbonavičius G., Stankūnas G. [LEI], Togobickij B. [LEI], Abakevičienė B.. Comparison of alpha and X-ray irradiation effects in polymer gels used for dosimetry applications In: 21st international conference on radiation effects in insulators, REI-21: Sep.3 (Sun) - 8 (Fri), 2023, Fukuoka, Japan: book of abstracts. Fukuoka: Kyushu University, 2023, PA79, p. 176-176..
Togobickij B. [LEI], Slavickas A. [LEI], Povilaitis M. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Validation of bwr mox fuel assembly model for mcnp6 In: Proceedings of the 2023 30th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering ICONE30 . Kyoto: The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2023, p. 1-5..
Breidokaitė S. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Dose rate assessment for tungsten in divertor and breeding blanket armour structures for EU DEMO In: 19th International Conference on Plasma-Facing Materials and Components for Fusion Applications 22 to 26 May 2023 LVR Landesmuseum Bonn. Hamburg: Forschungszentrum Jülich, 2023, p. Poster ID: 163 ..


Breidokaitė S. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Wcll and hcpb models activity comparison of divertor reflector and linear plates In: The 17th International Conference of Young Scientists on Energy and Natural Sciences Issues (CYSENI 2021) Kaunas, Lithuania, May 24-28, 2021. Kaunas: Lietuvos energetikos institutas, 2021, p. 447-447. ISSN 1822-7554.
Tidikas A. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Tritium Production in Activated IFMIF-DONES HFTM In: In 28th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC2020), 12 May 2021, IAEA (virtual). Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2021, p. 747..


Stankūnas G. [LEI], Tidikas A. [LEI], Qui Y.. Application of ADVANTG Code for the SDDR Calculations on IFMIF-DONES Target Assembly and HFTM In: Book of abstracts 31st Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT2020) 20TH-25TH September 2020, Virtual Edition. RBI, 2020, p. 112..


Tidikas A. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Influence of breeder blanket module size variation on neutron activation inventories In: The 14th International Conference of Young Scientists on energy Issues (CYSENI 2017), Kaunas, Lithuania, May 25-26, 2017. Kaunas: Lietuvos energetikos institutas, 2017, p. 200-205. ISSN 1822-7554.


Litaudon X., Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Overview of the JET results in support to ITER In: 26th IAEA Fusion Energy conference 17-22 October 2016. Kyoto, Japan: IAEA, 2016, p. 1-19..
Tidikas A. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI]. Neutron activation in water cooling systems of nuclear fusion devices In: 13th Annual international conference of young scientists on energy issues (CYSENI 2016), Kaunas, Lithuania, May 26–27, 2016. Kaunas: LEI, 2016.. Kaunas: Lietuvos energetikos institutas, 2016, p. 332-340. ISSN 1822-7554.

Popular science article


Augutis J. [LEI], Babilas E. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Kaliatka A. [LEI], Kaliatka T. [LEI], Krikštolaitis R. [LEI], Martišauskas L. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Pabarčius R. [LEI], Povilaitis M. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI], Urbonas R. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI]. Scientific inheritance of Eugenijus Ušpuras In: Kerntechnik. Munchen: Carl Hanser Verlag, 2020, Vol. 85, Iss. 2, p. 72-81. ISSN 0932-3902.

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Horizon Europe


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Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)


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