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Title: Nuclear data for actinide production and depletion calculations

Abstract

The status of nuclear cross section data required for actinide depletion calculations in thermal reactors is summarized, and recommendations are made for future work. The primary fertile and fissile nuclides (/sup 232/Th, /sup 233/U, /sup 235/U, /sup 238/U, and /sup 239/Pu) are not reviewed. Nuclear data for the transactinium mass region are, with few exceptions, reasonably complete and adequate for current thermal-reactor depletion calculations. There is a real need, however, for well-documented reactor production studies to use as benchmarks for data testing. 3 figures, 6 tables.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) and Co., Aiken, S.C. (USA). Savannah River Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
7020406
Report Number(s):
DP-MS-78-39; CONF-780546-2
TRN: 78-015302
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-09-0001
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Seminar on nuclear data problems for thermal reactor applications, Upton, NY, USA, 22 May 1978
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; ACTINIDE NUCLEI; NEUTRON REACTIONS; CROSS SECTIONS; THERMAL REACTORS; REACTOR KINETICS; BURNUP; INFORMATION NEEDS; BARYON REACTIONS; HADRON REACTIONS; HEAVY NUCLEI; KINETICS; NUCLEAR REACTIONS; NUCLEI; NUCLEON REACTIONS; REACTORS; 652025* - Nuclear Properties & Reactions, A=220 & above, Experimental- Nuclear Reactions & Scattering- (-1987); 220100 - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Theory & Calculation

Citation Formats

Benjamin, R. W. Nuclear data for actinide production and depletion calculations. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Benjamin, R. W. Nuclear data for actinide production and depletion calculations. United States.
Benjamin, R. W. Sun . "Nuclear data for actinide production and depletion calculations". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/7020406.
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abstractNote = {The status of nuclear cross section data required for actinide depletion calculations in thermal reactors is summarized, and recommendations are made for future work. The primary fertile and fissile nuclides (/sup 232/Th, /sup 233/U, /sup 235/U, /sup 238/U, and /sup 239/Pu) are not reviewed. Nuclear data for the transactinium mass region are, with few exceptions, reasonably complete and adequate for current thermal-reactor depletion calculations. There is a real need, however, for well-documented reactor production studies to use as benchmarks for data testing. 3 figures, 6 tables.},
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