Two-lump fission product model for fast reactor analysis

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As a part of the Fast-Mixed Spectrum Reactor (FMSR) Project, a study was made on the adequacy of the conventional fission product lump models for the analysis of the different FMSR core concepts. A two-lump fission product model consisting of an odd-A fission product lump and an even-A fission product lump with transmutation between the odd- and even-A lumps was developed. This two-lump model is capable of predicting the exact burnup-dependent behavior of the fission products within a few percent over a wide range of spectra and is therefore also applicable to the conventional fast breeder reactor.

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Atefi, B January 1, 1981.

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As a part of the Fast-Mixed Spectrum Reactor (FMSR) Project, a study was made on the adequacy of the conventional fission product lump models for the analysis of the different FMSR core concepts. A two-lump fission product model consisting of an odd-A fission product lump and an even-A fission product lump with transmutation between the odd- and even-A lumps was developed. This two-lump model is capable of predicting the exact burnup-dependent behavior of the fission products within a few percent over a wide range of spectra and is therefore also applicable to the conventional fast breeder reactor.

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Pages: 7

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • American Nuclear Society's annual meeting, Miami Beach, FL, USA, 7 Jun 1981

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  • Report No.: BNL-28902
  • Report No.: CONF-810606-15
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6507700
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1210047

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Atefi, B. Two-lump fission product model for fast reactor analysis, article, January 1, 1981; Upton, New York. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1210047/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.