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Title: REACTOR

Abstract

A means is described for co-relating the essential physical requirements of a fission chain reaction in order that practical, compact, and easily controllable reactors can be built. These objects are obtained by employing a composition of fissionsble isotope and moderator in fluid form in which the amount of fissionsble isotcpe present governs the reaction. The size of the reactor is no longer a critical factor, the new criterion being the concentration of the fissionable isotope.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4036294
Patent Number(s):
2993852
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-15-023110
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONTROL; FISSIONABLE MATERIALS; FLUIDS; MIXING; MODERATORS; PATENT; QUANTITY RATIO; REACTORS

Citation Formats

Christy, R F. REACTOR. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Christy, R F. REACTOR. United States.
Christy, R F. Tue . "REACTOR". United States.
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year = {1961},
month = {7}
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