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Title: High flux reactor

Abstract

A high flux reactor is comprised of a core which is divided into two symetric segments housed in a pressure vessel. The core segments include at least one radial fuel plate. The spacing between the plates functions as a coolant flow channel. The core segments are spaced axially apart such that a coolant mixing plenum is formed between them. A channel is provided such that a portion of the coolant bypasses the first core section and goes directly into the mixing plenum. The outlet coolant from the first core segment is mixed with the bypass coolant resulting in a lower inlet temperature to the lower core segment.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. (Idaho Falls, ID)
  2. (Summit, NJ)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
EG & G IDAHO INC
OSTI Identifier:
866685
Patent Number(s):
4764339
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) INEEL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-76ID01570
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
flux; reactor; comprised; core; divided; symetric; segments; housed; pressure; vessel; radial; fuel; plate; spacing; plates; functions; coolant; flow; channel; spaced; axially; apart; mixing; plenum; formed; provided; portion; bypasses; section; directly; outlet; segment; mixed; bypass; resulting; inlet; temperature; inlet temperature; flow channel; pressure vessel; coolant flow; pass coolant; outlet coolant; fuel plate; radial fuel; flux reactor; pass cool; spaced axial; bypass coolant; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Lake, James A., Heath, Russell L., Liebenthal, John L., DeBoisblanc, Deslonde R., Leyse, Carl F., Parsons, Kent, Ryskamp, John M., Wadkins, Robert P., Harker, Yale D., Fillmore, Gary N., and Oh, Chang H. High flux reactor. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Lake, James A., Heath, Russell L., Liebenthal, John L., DeBoisblanc, Deslonde R., Leyse, Carl F., Parsons, Kent, Ryskamp, John M., Wadkins, Robert P., Harker, Yale D., Fillmore, Gary N., & Oh, Chang H. High flux reactor. United States.
Lake, James A., Heath, Russell L., Liebenthal, John L., DeBoisblanc, Deslonde R., Leyse, Carl F., Parsons, Kent, Ryskamp, John M., Wadkins, Robert P., Harker, Yale D., Fillmore, Gary N., and Oh, Chang H. Fri . "High flux reactor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866685.
@article{osti_866685,
title = {High flux reactor},
author = {Lake, James A. and Heath, Russell L. and Liebenthal, John L. and DeBoisblanc, Deslonde R. and Leyse, Carl F. and Parsons, Kent and Ryskamp, John M. and Wadkins, Robert P. and Harker, Yale D. and Fillmore, Gary N. and Oh, Chang H.},
abstractNote = {A high flux reactor is comprised of a core which is divided into two symetric segments housed in a pressure vessel. The core segments include at least one radial fuel plate. The spacing between the plates functions as a coolant flow channel. The core segments are spaced axially apart such that a coolant mixing plenum is formed between them. A channel is provided such that a portion of the coolant bypasses the first core section and goes directly into the mixing plenum. The outlet coolant from the first core segment is mixed with the bypass coolant resulting in a lower inlet temperature to the lower core segment.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {1}
}

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