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Title: MEANS FOR CONTROLLING REACTIONS

Abstract

The patented means is described for controlling a nuclear reactor which comprises a tank containing a dispersion of a thermally fissionable material in a liquid moderator and a material convertible to a thermally fissionable material in a container disposed about the tank. The control means comprises a control rod chamber, containing only a liquid moderator, disposed within the container and adjacent to the tank and a control rod designed to be inserted into the chamber.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4074083
Patent Number(s):
2990355
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
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
NSA Number:
NSA-15-020365
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONTROL; CONTROL ELEMENTS; DISPERSIONS; FISSIONABLE MATERIALS; LIQUIDS; MODERATORS; PATENT; REACTOR SAFETY; REACTORS; STORAGE; VESSELS

Citation Formats

Nordheim, L W, and Wigner, E P. MEANS FOR CONTROLLING REACTIONS. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Nordheim, L W, & Wigner, E P. MEANS FOR CONTROLLING REACTIONS. United States.
Nordheim, L W, and Wigner, E P. Tue . "MEANS FOR CONTROLLING REACTIONS". United States.
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author = {Nordheim, L W and Wigner, E P},
abstractNote = {The patented means is described for controlling a nuclear reactor which comprises a tank containing a dispersion of a thermally fissionable material in a liquid moderator and a material convertible to a thermally fissionable material in a container disposed about the tank. The control means comprises a control rod chamber, containing only a liquid moderator, disposed within the container and adjacent to the tank and a control rod designed to be inserted into the chamber.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {6}
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