Gas cooled fast reactor

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Although most of the development work on fast breeder reactors has been devoted to the use of liquid metal cooling, interest has been expressed for a number of years in alternative breeder concepts using other coolants. One of a number of concepts in which interest has been retained is the Gas-Cooled Fast Reactor (GCFR). As presently envisioned, it would operate on the uranium-plutonium mixed oxide fuel cycle, similar to that used in the Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR), and would use helium gas as the coolant.

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Creator: Unknown. June 1, 1972.

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Although most of the development work on fast breeder reactors has been devoted to the use of liquid metal cooling, interest has been expressed for a number of years in alternative breeder concepts using other coolants. One of a number of concepts in which interest has been retained is the Gas-Cooled Fast Reactor (GCFR). As presently envisioned, it would operate on the uranium-plutonium mixed oxide fuel cycle, similar to that used in the Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR), and would use helium gas as the coolant.

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46 p.

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OSTI as DE95013152

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jun 1972

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  • Other: DE95013152
  • Report No.: AEC--95
  • DOI: 10.2172/125349 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 125349
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620512

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Gas cooled fast reactor, report, June 1, 1972; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620512/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.