Overview of US fast-neutron facilities and testing capabilities

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Rather than attempt a cataloging of the various fast neutron facilities developed and used in this country over the last 30 years, this paper will focus on those facilities which have been used to develop, proof test, and explore safety issues of fuels, materials and components for the breeder and fusion program. This survey paper will attempt to relate the evolution of facility capabilities with the evolution of development program which use the facilities. The work horse facilities for the breeder program are EBR-II, FFTF and TREAT. For the fusion program, RTNS-II and FMIT were selected.

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Evans, E.A.; Cox, C.M. & Jackson, R.J. January 1, 1982.

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Rather than attempt a cataloging of the various fast neutron facilities developed and used in this country over the last 30 years, this paper will focus on those facilities which have been used to develop, proof test, and explore safety issues of fuels, materials and components for the breeder and fusion program. This survey paper will attempt to relate the evolution of facility capabilities with the evolution of development program which use the facilities. The work horse facilities for the breeder program are EBR-II, FFTF and TREAT. For the fusion program, RTNS-II and FMIT were selected.

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  • Topical meeting on fast, thermal and fusion reactor experiments, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 12 Apr 1982

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  • Other: DE82016156
  • Report No.: HEDL-SA-2663-FP
  • Report No.: CONF-820406-12
  • Grant Number: AC06-76FF02170
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5339264
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1068606

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Evans, E.A.; Cox, C.M. & Jackson, R.J. Overview of US fast-neutron facilities and testing capabilities, article, January 1, 1982; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1068606/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.