TITLE

Chapter 3: FUEL SELECTION CRITERIA FOR THE REPRESENTATIVE TRANSMUTATION SCENARIOS

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
OECD Papers;2005, Vol. 5 Issue 7, preceding p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the characteristics which are considered in choosing fuels for the transmutation of nuclear wastes. Characteristics examined include: Doppler feedback; effective delayed neutron fraction; reactivity evolution and equilibrium composition; coolant void worth; expansion coefficients of coolant and structural material; fuel linear rating and power to melt; proton source efficiency; and clad damage.
ACCESSION #
19538655

 

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