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Title: Molten Salt Reactor Fundamentals

Abstract

National and international efforts to develop new sources of carbon-free energy are exploring a nuclear power concept first introduced in the 1950s and 1960s: the Molten Salt Reactor. This design is vastly different from our current light water nuclear power plant and is inspiring a fresh look at the technology. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are working on many solutions necessary for the design, construction, and operation of a full-scale molten salt reactor. We have expertise in radiochemistry and real-time online monitoring, as well as materials design and performance testing.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1478636
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 07 ISOTOPE AND RADIATION SOURCES; MOLTON SALT REACTOR; NUCLEAR POWER; URANIUM; PLUTONIUM; FISSIONABLE ISOTOPES; THORIUM FUEL

Citation Formats

None. Molten Salt Reactor Fundamentals. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
None. Molten Salt Reactor Fundamentals. United States.
None. Mon . "Molten Salt Reactor Fundamentals". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1478636.
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abstractNote = {National and international efforts to develop new sources of carbon-free energy are exploring a nuclear power concept first introduced in the 1950s and 1960s: the Molten Salt Reactor. This design is vastly different from our current light water nuclear power plant and is inspiring a fresh look at the technology. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are working on many solutions necessary for the design, construction, and operation of a full-scale molten salt reactor. We have expertise in radiochemistry and real-time online monitoring, as well as materials design and performance testing.},
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