The ultimate safe (US) Reactor: A concept for the third millenium

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The Ultimate Safe (U.S.) Reactor is based on a novel safety concept. Fission products in the reactor are allowed to accumulate only to a level at which they would constitute a harmless source term. Removal of fission products also removes the decay heat - the driving force for the source term. The reactor has no excess criticality and is controlled by the reactivity temperature coefficient. Safety is inherent and passive. Waste is removed from the site promptly.

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Gat, U. January 1, 1986.

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The Ultimate Safe (U.S.) Reactor is based on a novel safety concept. Fission products in the reactor are allowed to accumulate only to a level at which they would constitute a harmless source term. Removal of fission products also removes the decay heat - the driving force for the source term. The reactor has no excess criticality and is controlled by the reactivity temperature coefficient. Safety is inherent and passive. Waste is removed from the site promptly.

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  • 4. international conference on emerging nuclear energy systems, Madrid, Spain, 30 Jun 1986

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  • Other: DE88003403
  • Report No.: CONF-860601-2
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5262433
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1064322

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Gat, U. The ultimate safe (US) Reactor: A concept for the third millenium, article, January 1, 1986; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1064322/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.