Small Fast Reactor Designs
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.

June 19, 2008 at 02:00PM in Bldg. 208/A138

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See also: Heavy Liquid Metal Reactor Development - NE website

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