Small Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor Design Concepts
What kind of nuclear power reactors are the right reactors for international deployment in developing nations and at sites that are off-grid? Lead-cooled natural circulation fast reactors with long lifetime-cores and the capability to autonomously follow changes in load demand meet the requirements for international deployment including proliferation resistance. An example of such a reactor is the Small Secure Transportable Autonomous Reactor (SSTAR) developed here in NE. Some of the interesting design considerations for lead coolant shall also be discussed.

July 12, 2007 at 10:00AM in Bldg. 208/A138

Download Seminar Viewgraphs:
[PDF Presentation  PDF, 1.4MB]

See also: Heavy Liquid Metal Reactor Development - NE website

Printable version of this abstract: Repository Requirements and Design.

[Back to NE Student Outreach]