Tritium production using highly enriched fuel

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Preliminary studies utilizing the MOFDA code have been made for tritium production at the K reactors using 33 and 35 grams per foot oralloy (93.5% U-235) in aluminum in conjunction with standard K5N and K5E fuel elements, respectively. For this report, it was assumed that all tritium would be produced in discrete charges of LiAl target elements. It is intended that the study will be extended at some later time to include LiAl splines. The analysis includes the effect of coolant loss on reactivity for hot-or-cold and green-or-exposed conditions for several oralloy loading fractions.

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Miller, R. L. December 18, 1967.

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    Publisher Info: Douglas United Nuclear, Inc., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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Preliminary studies utilizing the MOFDA code have been made for tritium production at the K reactors using 33 and 35 grams per foot oralloy (93.5% U-235) in aluminum in conjunction with standard K5N and K5E fuel elements, respectively. For this report, it was assumed that all tritium would be produced in discrete charges of LiAl target elements. It is intended that the study will be extended at some later time to include LiAl splines. The analysis includes the effect of coolant loss on reactivity for hot-or-cold and green-or-exposed conditions for several oralloy loading fractions.

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8 p.

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OSTI as DE94007826; Paper copy available at OSTI: phone, 865-576-8401, or email, reports@adonis.osti.gov

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  • Other Information: PBD: 18 Dec 1967

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Miller, R. L. Tritium production using highly enriched fuel, report, December 18, 1967; Richland, Washington. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1315202/: accessed July 27, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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