Tritium production distribution in the accelerator production of tritium device

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Helium-3 ({sup 3}He) gas is circulated throughout the accelerator production of tritium target/blanket (T/B) assembly to capture neutrons and convert {sup 3}He to tritium. Because {sup 3}He is very expensive, it is important to know the tritium producing effectiveness of {sup 3}He at all points throughout the T/B. The purpose of this paper is to present estimates of the spatial distributions of tritium production, {sup 3}He inventory, and the {sup 3}He FOM.

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Kidman, R.B. November 1, 1997.

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Helium-3 ({sup 3}He) gas is circulated throughout the accelerator production of tritium target/blanket (T/B) assembly to capture neutrons and convert {sup 3}He to tritium. Because {sup 3}He is very expensive, it is important to know the tritium producing effectiveness of {sup 3}He at all points throughout the T/B. The purpose of this paper is to present estimates of the spatial distributions of tritium production, {sup 3}He inventory, and the {sup 3}He FOM.

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  • 1997 American Nuclear Society (ANS) winter meeting, Albuquerque, NM (United States), 16-20 Nov 1997

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  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-2091
  • Report No.: CONF-971125--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 629334
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690072

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Kidman, R.B. Tritium production distribution in the accelerator production of tritium device, article, November 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690072/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.