fast reactor


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nuclear reactor in which nuclear fissions are caused by fast neutrons because little or no moderator is used

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It has taken almost 2 years to modify the plant and equipment which was previously used to process more than 230m of Dounreay Fast Reactor raffinate.
The DOE also supports research and development activities on the high-temperature gas reactor and the sodium fast reactor.
CEFR is a fourth-generation reactor and China's first fast reactor.
The design is an accelerator driven, thorium fuelled, lead cooled, power producing, fast reactor.
China-based China National Nuclear Corporation is in discussion with Russia to import an 800-megawatt fast reactor to be installed at a nuclear power plant in southeastern Fujian province, Dow Jones has reported, citing a senior company executive.
Cochran, nuclear physicist and senior scientist in the Nuclear Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council: "Despite the fact that fast breeder development began in 1944, now, some 66 years later, of the 438 operational nuclear power reactors worldwide, only one of these, the BN-600 in Russia, is a commercial-size fast reactor and it hardly qualifies as a successful breeder.
His sources are 'utility executives and their technical staff' and his acknowledgments for the book include two outspoken promoters of the integral fast reactor, a technology that is still at the R&D stage.
Experimental breeder reactor-II; (ebr-ii) an integrated experimental fast reactor nuclear power station.
Therefore, nuclear fuel for a fast reactor must have
Department of Energy and the French Atomic Energy Commission have inked a cooperation pact on the development of sodium-cooled fast reactor prototypes, which will be more energy-efficient than conventional nuclear reactors, the agency said.
Advanced nuclear reactor designs, such as the Integral Fast Reactor (IFR), could overcome many of the limitations of modern nuclear reactors ("A Nuclear Renaissance?
To date, the government has undertaken various activities toward FBR development, including the achievement of an experimental fast reactor "Joyo" (initial criticality in 1977) and of a prototype fast reactor "Monju" (criticality in 1994).
Gas-cooled fast reactor system (GFR): The GFR features a fast-neutron-spectrum, helium-cooled reactor and a closed fuel cycle
Gas-cooled fast reactor system(GFR):The GFR features a fast-neutron-spectrum, helium-cooled reactor and a closed fuel cycle
Gas-cooled fast reactor system(GFR)The GFR features a fast-neutron-spectrum, helium-cooled reactor and a closed fuel cycle.
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