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  • Conceptual Design of Molten Salt Loop Experiment for MIT Research Reactor ?

    Bean, Malcolm K.; Dewitt, Gregory Lee; Cabeche, Dion T.; Gerrity, Thomas P.; Haratyk, Geoffrey; e.a. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. MIT Reactor Redesign Program, 2011-08-01)
    Molten salt is a promising coolant candidate for Advanced High Temperature Reactor (AHTR) Gen-IV designs. The low neutron absorption, high thermal capacity, chemical inertness, and high boiling point at low pressure of ...
  • Design and Optimization of a High Thermal Flux Research Reactor Via Kriging-Based Algorithm ?

    Kempf, Stephanie A.; Hu, Lin-Wen; Forget, Benoit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. MIT Reactor Redesign Program, 2011-06-01)
    In response to increasing demands for the services of research reactors, a 5 MW LEUfueled research reactor core is developed and optimized to provide high thermal flux within specified limits upon thermal hydraulic ...
  • Estimate of Radiation Release from MIT Reactor with Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Core During Maximum Hypothetical Accident ?

    Plumer, Kevin E.; Newton, Thomas H., Jr.; Forget, Benoit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. MIT Reactor Redesign Program, 2011-06-01)
    In accordance with a 1986 NRC ruling, the MIT Research Reactor (MITR) is planning on converting from the use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low enriched uranium (LEU) for fuel. A component of the conversion analysis ...

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