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Thirty-five years at Pajarito Canyon Site

Description: A history of the research activities performed at the Pajarito Canyon Site from 1946 to 1981 is presented. Critical assemblies described include: the Topsy assembly; Lady Godiva; Godiva 2; Jezebel; Flattop; the Honeycomb assembly for Rover studies; Kiwi-TNT; PARKA reactor; Big Ten; and Plasma Cavity Assembly.
Date: May 1, 1981
Creator: Paxton, H.C.
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Recent BeO-reflector-controlled reactor experiments in ZPPR

Description: Integral reactor physics measurements were performed on a BeO-reflected fast reactor assembly in the ZPPR facility during January and February of 1985. The measurements emphasized power distributions and reflector control worths in two different critical states. The measurements have been analyzed using three-dimensional deterministic and Monte Carlo methods and the ENDF/B-V.2 nuclear data library. Together the measurements and analyses form a modern, reliable, benchmark data set for testing calculational methods that will be used in predicting some of the design parameters for future space reactors.
Date: January 1, 1986
Creator: McFarlane, H.F.; Brumbach, S.B.; Carpenter, S.G.; Collins, P.J. & McKnight, R.D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department