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Title: NEUTRONIC REACTOR STRUCTURE

Abstract

A neutronic reactor is described. It has a core consisting of natural uranium and heavy water and having a K-factor greater than unity which is surrounded by a reflector consisting of natural uranium and ordinary water having a Kfactor less than unity.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4019473
Patent Number(s):
2986508
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
NSA Number:
NSA-15-017819
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONFIGURATION; HEAVY WATER; MULTIPLICATION FACTORS; NATURAL URANIUM FUEL; PLANNING; REACTOR CORE; REACTORS; REFLECTORS; WATER

Citation Formats

Weinberg, A M, and Vernon, H C. NEUTRONIC REACTOR STRUCTURE. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Weinberg, A M, & Vernon, H C. NEUTRONIC REACTOR STRUCTURE. United States.
Weinberg, A M, and Vernon, H C. Tue . "NEUTRONIC REACTOR STRUCTURE". United States.
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title = {NEUTRONIC REACTOR STRUCTURE},
author = {Weinberg, A M and Vernon, H C},
abstractNote = {A neutronic reactor is described. It has a core consisting of natural uranium and heavy water and having a K-factor greater than unity which is surrounded by a reflector consisting of natural uranium and ordinary water having a Kfactor less than unity.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {5}
}