Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Moderating Material to Compensate the Drawback of High Minor Actinide Containing Transmutation Fuel on the Feedback Effects in SFR Cores

Table 3

Feedback effects and absorber worth for the cases with different transmutation fuels.

UMOX
2% Am 2% Np
+ZrH
2% Am 2% Np
UMOX
3% Am
+ZrH
3% Am
UMOX
5% Am
+ZrH
5% Am
+ZrH 8% Am1.2*ZrH 8% Am

Doppler effect + 100 K
 BOL
 EOL
Coolant effect + 50 K
 BOL
 EOL
void effect
 BOL
 EOL
Absorber rod worth
 BOL
 EOL