Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/7130
Title: Neutronic performance of new coolants in a fusion-fission (hybrid) reactor
Authors: Übeyli, Mustafa
Keywords: fissile fuel breeding
fusion-fission hybrid reactor
spent fuel
tritium breeding
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science Sa
Abstract: Selection of coolant used in the fuel zone of a fusion-fission (hybrid) reactor affects the neutronic performance of the blanket much. Recently, two coolants namely, Flinabe and Li20Sn80 have been investigated to use in fusion reactors as tritium breeder and energy carrier due to their advantages of low melting point, low vapor pressure. In this study, neutronic performance of these coolants in a hybrid reactor using Canada Deuterium Uranium Reactor (CANDU) spent fuel was investigated for an operation period of 48 months. And also that of natural lithium and Flibe was also examined for comparison. Neutron transport calculations were conducted on a simple experimental hybrid blanket in a cylindrical geometry with the help of the SCALE4.3 system by solving the Boltzmann transport equation with the XSDRNPM code in 238 neutron groups and a S-8-P-3 approximation. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2004.07.017
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/7130
ISSN: 0920-3796
Appears in Collections:Elektrik ve Elektronik Mühendisliği Bölümü / Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
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