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Compilation of Existing Neutron Screen Technology

Table 7

Three solutions for the plug material have been evaluated: beryllium, light water, and aluminum [27].

Min linear power (kW/cm)Max linear power (kW/cm)RODEO transient ratio

Be
 Without H3BO31.232.452.0
 63 g/L H3natBO30.611.212.0
 63 g/L H310BO30.200.442.2
H2O
 Without H3BO30.391.874.8
 63 g/L H3natBO30.1650.674.1
 63 g/L H310BO30.0550.244.4
Al
 Without H3BO31.201.521.3
 63 g/L H3natBO30.690.921.3
 63 g/L H310BO30.310.421.3