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Title: Fission control system for nuclear reactor

Control system for nuclear reactor comprises a first set of reactivity modifying rods fixed in a reactor core with their upper ends stepped in height across the core, and a second set of reactivity modifying rods movable vertically within the reactor core and having their lower ends stepped to correspond with the stepped arrangement of the first set of rods, pairs of the rods of the first and second sets being in coaxial alignment.
Authors:
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OSTI Identifier:
5445106
DOE Contract Number:
AC11-76PN00014
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; BREEDER REACTORS; REACTOR CONTROL SYSTEMS; DESIGN; CONTROL ELEMENTS; REACTIVITY; THORIUM OXIDES; ACTINIDE COMPOUNDS; CHALCOGENIDES; CONTROL SYSTEMS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; THORIUM COMPOUNDS 220400* -- Nuclear Reactor Technology-- Control Systems; 210500 -- Power Reactors, Breeding