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Title: ORGANIC NUCLEAR REACTORS: AN EVALUATION OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Abstract

Organic reactor technology is critically evaluated and areas of research and development work now lacking or inadequate for the successful development of this reactor concept are indicated. The development programs for present organic and heavy water moderated concepts appear generally adequate to reach specific goals. However, the narrow scope of the organic reactor program should be broadened to assure coverage of areas where the application of novel principles might result in marked economic benefits. Further work, principally of a basic nature, is recommended in the fields of chemistry, processing, management, and thermodynamic properties of coolants, in fuel development, and in concept evaluation. (N.W.R.)

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., Ill.
OSTI Identifier:
4822394
Report Number(s):
ANL-6360
NSA Number:
NSA-16-001186
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; COOLANTS; ECONOMICS; FABRICATION; FAILURES; FUELS; HEAT TRANSFER; HEAVY WATER MODERATOR; MATERIALS TESTING; MODERATORS; ORGANIC COOLANT; ORGANIC MODERATOR; PLANNING; POWER PLANTS; RADIATION EFFECTS; REPROCESSING; THERMODYNAMICS

Citation Formats

None. ORGANIC NUCLEAR REACTORS: AN EVALUATION OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. United States: N. p., 1961. Web. doi:10.2172/4822394.
None. ORGANIC NUCLEAR REACTORS: AN EVALUATION OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. United States. doi:10.2172/4822394.
None. Mon . "ORGANIC NUCLEAR REACTORS: AN EVALUATION OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS". United States. doi:10.2172/4822394. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4822394.
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title = {ORGANIC NUCLEAR REACTORS: AN EVALUATION OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {Organic reactor technology is critically evaluated and areas of research and development work now lacking or inadequate for the successful development of this reactor concept are indicated. The development programs for present organic and heavy water moderated concepts appear generally adequate to reach specific goals. However, the narrow scope of the organic reactor program should be broadened to assure coverage of areas where the application of novel principles might result in marked economic benefits. Further work, principally of a basic nature, is recommended in the fields of chemistry, processing, management, and thermodynamic properties of coolants, in fuel development, and in concept evaluation. (N.W.R.)},
doi = {10.2172/4822394},
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place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {5}
}