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Title: NEUTRONIC REACTORS

Abstract

A neutronic reactor of the heterogeneous, fluid cooled tvpe is described. The reactor is comprised of a pressure vessel containing the moderator and a plurality of vertically disposed channels extending in spaced relationship through the moderator. Fissionable fuel material is placed within the channels in spaced relationship thereto to permit circulation of the coolant fluid. Separate means are provided for cooling the moderator and for circulating a fluid coolant thru the channel elements to cool the fuel material.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4248185
Patent Number(s):
US 2868708
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-014112
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTORS; COOLANT LOOPS; COOLING; FLUID FLOW; FLUIDS; FUEL ELEMENTS; FUELS; MODERATORS; PLANNING; PRESSURE VESSELS; REACTOR CORE

Citation Formats

Vernon, H.C. NEUTRONIC REACTORS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Vernon, H.C. NEUTRONIC REACTORS. United States.
Vernon, H.C. 1959. "NEUTRONIC REACTORS". United States. doi:.
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