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Ragaišis V. [LEI], Kaliatka T. [LEI], Poškas P. [LEI], Kaliatka A. [LEI], Šmaižys A. [LEI], Janulionis R. [LEI], Narkūnas E. [LEI], Sirvydas A. [LEI], Babilas E. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI]. A proposed approach for the evaluation of consequences of a large aircraft crash accident at an RBMK type reactor site during decommissioning In: Progress in Nuclear Energy. Oxford: Elsevier, 2022, Vol. 145, 104135, p. 1-15. ISSN 0149-1970, eISSN 1878-4224.


Alzbutas R. [LEI], Vaišnoras M. [LEI], Šarūnienė I. [LEI], Krikštolaitis R. [LEI], Valinčius M. [LEI], Babilas E. [LEI], Augutis J. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Iešmantas T. [LEI], Anusauskas F., Mataitis L.. Aggregated Risk Assessment and Survey for Risk Reduction in Oil Terminals In: Sustainability. Basel: MDPI, 2021, Vol. 13, 12169, p. 1-21. ISSN 2071-1050.
Slavickas A. [LEI], Pabarčius R. [LEI], Tonkūnas A. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI]. Neutron Transport Simulations of RBMK Fuel Assembly Using Multigroup and Continuous Energy Data Libraries within the SCALE Code In: Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations. London: Hindawi , 2021, Vol. 2021, 6673489, p. 1-11. ISSN 1687-6075.


Abramovic I., Pavone A., Moseev D., Lopes Cardozo N. J., Salewski M., and W7-X Team, Alzbutas R. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Kaliatka T. [LEI], Karalevičius R. [LEI], Povilaitis M. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI]. Forward modeling of collective Thomson scattering for Wendelstein 7-X plasmas: Electrostatic approximation In: Review of Scientific Instruments. AIP, 2019, Vol. 90, No. 2, p. 1-12. ISSN 0034-6748.


Pisano F., Cannas B., Jakubiwski M. W., Niemann H., Sitjes A. P., Wurden G. A., Alzbutas R. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Kaliatka T. [LEI], Karalevičius R. [LEI], Povilaitis M. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI]. Towards a new image processing system at Wendelstein 7-X: From spatial calibration to characterization of thermal events In: Review of Scientific Instruments. Melville: AIP Publishing, 2018, Vol. 89, 123503, p. 1-10. ISSN 0034-6748, eISSN 1089-7623.
Dinklage A., Beidler C. D., Helander P., Fuchert G., Maaßberg H., Rahbarnia K., Sunn Pedersen T., Turkin Y., Wolf R. C., Alonso A., Andreeva T., Blackwell B., Bozhenkov S., Buttenschön B., Czarnecka A., Effenberg F., Feng Y., Geiger J., Hirsch M., Höfel U., Jakubowski M., Klinger T., Knauer J., Kocsis G., Krämer-Flecken A., Kubkowska M., Langerberg A., Laqua H. P., Marushchenko N., Mollén A., Neuner U., Niemann H., Pasch E., Pablant N., Rudischhauser L., Smith H. M., Schmitz O., Stange T., Szepesi T., Weir G., Windisch T., Wurden G. A., Zhang D., and the W7-X Team, (.., Alzbutas R. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Kaliatka T. [LEI], Karalevičius R. [LEI], Povilaitis M. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI], ...). Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator In: Nature physics. London, England: 2018, Vol. 14, p. 855-860. ISSN 1745-2473.
Babilas E. [LEI], Dokucajev P., Janulevičius D., Markelov A., Pabarčius R. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Ušpuras E. [LEI], Vaišnoras M. [LEI]. Innovative technologies for spent fuel safe management at Ignalina channel-type reactors In: Nuclear engineering and technology. Daejeon, South Korea: Korean Nuclear Society, Published by Elsevier Korea LLC, 2018, Vol. 50, Iss. 3, p. 504-511. ISSN 1738-5733.


Wolf R. C., Ali A., Alonso A., Baldzuhn J., Beidler C., Beurkens M., Biedermann C., Bosch H. C., Bozhenkov S., ...), Alzbutas R. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Kaliatka T. [LEI], Karalevičius R. [LEI], Povilaitis M. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI]. Major results from the first plasma campaign of the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator In: Nuclear Fusion. Briston: IOP Publishing, 2017, Vol. 57, No. 10, 102020, p. 1-13. ISSN 0029-5515, eISSN 1741-4326.


Ušpuras E. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI], Kaliatka A. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Alzbutas R. [LEI], Stankūnas G. [LEI], Vaišnoras M. [LEI], Vileiniškis V. [LEI], Povilaitis M. [LEI], Kaliatka T. [LEI], Janulionis R. [LEI], Karalevičius R. [LEI], Voronov R. [LEI], Iešmantas T. [LEI], Kačegavičius T. [LEI]. Branduolių sintezės tyrimai Lietuvos energetikos institute In: Energetika. Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2016, T. 62, Nr. 3, p. 102-123. ISSN 0235-7208.
Dundulis G. [LEI], Žutautaitė I. [LEI], Janulionis R. [LEI], Ušpuras E. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Eid M.. Integrated failure probability estimation based on structural integrity analysis and failure data: Natural gas pipeline case In: Reliability Engineering & System Safety. Didžioji Britanija: Elsevier, 2016, Vol. 156, p. 195-202. ISSN 0951-8320.

Conference paper


Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Kaliatka A. [LEI], Pabarčius R. [LEI]. Heat transfer in pebble bed with longitudinal cylinders In: Proceedings 15th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (ATE-HEFAT2021), Virtual conference, 26-28 July 2021.. Amsterdam: American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers, 2021, p. 1121-1125. ISBN 978-1-77592-216-2 .


Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI], Jagelski J., Tkaczyk A., Auce A., Gudowski W., Juodis L., Galinis A. [LEI]. Baltic Region Initiative for Long Lasting InnovAtive Nuclear Technologies In: FISA 2019 Conference Proceedings 9th European Commission Conferences on EURATOM Research and Training in Safety of Reactor Systems 4-7 June, 2019 Pitesti, Romania. Luxembourg: European Union, 2020, p. 973. ISBN 978-92-79-98744-1.
Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Urbonavičius E. [LEI], Jagelski J., Tkaczyk A., Auco A., Gudowski W., Juodis L., Galinis A. [LEI]. Baltic Region Initiative for Long Lasting InnovAtive Nuclear Technologies In: FISA 2019 EURADWASTE ’19 the 9th European Commission (EC) conference on Euratom Research and Training in Safety of Reactor Systems Conference Proceedings 4-7 June, 2019 Pitesti, Romania. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2020, p. 989-989. ISBN 978-92-79-98744-1.


Žutautaitė I. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Ušpuras E. [LEI], Eid M., Stakelytė G.. Estimation of rare events probabilities in natural gas transmission networks In: 10th International conference on mathematical methods in reliability (MMR 2017). Grenoble, France: 2017, p. 1-9..
Žutautaitė I. [LEI], Augutis J. [LEI], Krikštolaitis R. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Valinčius M. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI]. Risk and reliability assessment of the district heating network methodology with case study In: Risk, Reliability and Safety: Innovating theory and practice – Walls, Revie & Bedford (Eds). Londonas: Taylor & Francis Group, 2017, p. 2578-2585. ISBN 978-1-138-02997-2.


Žutautaitė I. [LEI], Ušpuras E. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Eid M., Rekašius T.. Integrated probabilistic assessment of failure of natural gas pipeline In: Proceedings of the 48th ESReDA Seminar Critical Infrastructures Preparedness: Status of Data for Resilience Modelling, Simulation and Analysis. Wroclaw, Poland: 2015, p. 1-12..
Žutautaitė I. [LEI], Dundulis R., Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Janulionis R. [LEI]. Integrated estimation of pipeline failure probability In: Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications – Proceedings of the European safety and reliability conference ESREL 2014. Wroclaw, Poland, September 14-18, 2014. Wroclaw, Poland: 2015, p. 417-422. ISBN 978-1-138-02681-0.

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.
Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Kaliatka A. [LEI], Urbonas R. [LEI]. In memoriam of Eugenijus Ušpuras (1955–2019) In: Nuclear Engineering and Design. Lausanne: Elsevier, 2020, Vol. 361, 110628, p. 1. ISSN 0029-5493.
Babilas E. [LEI], Pabarčius R. [LEI], Vaišnoras M. [LEI], Ušpuras E. [LEI], Rimkevičius S. [LEI], Šeporaitis M. [LEI], Tonkūnas A. [LEI]. LEI activities in the EU projects directed to support the Regulatory Body of Iraq In: Energetika. Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2020, T. 66, Nr. 1, p. i-ii. EBSCO (Academic Search Complete), INSPEC, Index Copernicus, SCOPUS, VINITI, Ulrich's Web . ISSN 0235-7208, eISSN 1822-8836.


Rimkevičius S. [LEI]. EUGENIJUS UŠPURAS In memoriam In: Energetika (Kronika). 2019, Vol. 65, No. 2-3, p. 1-2. ISSN 0235-7208.


Rimkevičius S. [LEI]. Baltic region cooperation in nuclear energy related research In: EUROSAFE News August 2018. [online]:, 2018, [Accessed 31 August 2018]. Available from:

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