Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2016, Article ID 6980547, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6980547
Research Article

A Simple Formula for Local Burnup and Isotope Distributions Based on Approximately Constant Relative Reaction Rate

Sino-French Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai, Guangdong 519082, China

Received 28 September 2015; Revised 31 December 2015; Accepted 21 January 2016

Academic Editor: Tim Haste

Copyright © 2016 Cenxi Yuan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. K. Nogita and K. Une, “Irradiation-induced recrystallization in high burnup UO2 fuel,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 226, no. 3, pp. 302–310, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. C. B. Lee and Y. H. Jung, “An attempt to explain the high burnup structure formation mechanism in UO2 fuel,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 279, no. 2-3, pp. 207–215, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. Y.-H. Koo, B.-H. Lee, J.-S. Cheon, and D.-S. Sohn, “Pore pressure and swelling in the rim region of LWR high burnup UO2 fuel,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 295, no. 2-3, pp. 213–220, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. J. Noirot, L. Desgranges, and J. Lamontagne, “Detailed characterisations of high burn-up structures in oxide fuels,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 372, no. 2-3, pp. 318–339, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. M. Amaya, J. Nakamura, and T. Fuketa, “The effects of irradiation condition and microstructural change on lattice parameter, crystal lattice strain and crystallite size in high burnup UO2 pellet,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 392, no. 3, pp. 439–446, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. V. Di Marcello, A. Schubert, J. van de Laar, and P. V. Uffelen, “Extension of the TRANSURANUS plutonium redistribution model for fast reactor performance analysis,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, vol. 248, pp. 149–155, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. C. X. Yuan, C. Qi, and F. R. Xu, “Shell evolution in neutron-rich carbon isotopes: unexpected enhanced role of neutron–neutron correlation,” Nuclear Physics A, vol. 883, pp. 25–34, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. C. X. Yuan, T. Suzuki, T. Otsuka, F. Xu, and N. Tsunoda, “Shell-model study of boron, carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen isotopes with a monopole-based universal interaction,” Physical Review C, vol. 85, no. 6, Article ID 064324, 12 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. C. X. Yuan, C. Qi, F. Xu, T. Suzuki, and T. Otsuka, “Mirror energy difference and the structure of loosely bound proton-rich nuclei around A=20,” Physical Review C, vol. 89, no. 4, Article ID 044327, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. K. Lassmann, C. O'Carroll, J. van de Laar, and C. T. Walker, “The radial distribution of plutonium in high burnup UO2 fuels,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 208, no. 3, pp. 223–231, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. K. Lassmann, C. T. Walker, and J. van de Laar, “Extension of the TRANSURANUS burnup model to heavy water reactor conditions,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 255, no. 2-3, pp. 222–233, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. A. Schubert, P. Van Uffelena, J. van de Laara, C. T. Walkera, and W. Haeckb, “Extension of the TRANSURANUS burn-up model,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 376, no. 1, pp. 1–10, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. C. B. Lee, D. H. Kim, J. S. Song, J. G. Bang, and Y. H. Jung, “RAPID model to predict radial burnup distribution in LWR UO2 fuel,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 282, no. 2-3, pp. 196–204, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  14. A. Soba, A. Denis, L. Romero, E. Villarino, and F. Sardella, “A high burnup model developed for the DIONISIO code,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 433, no. 1–3, pp. 160–166, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  15. A. Soba, M. Lemes, M. E. González, A. Denis, and L. Romero, “Simulation of the behaviour of nuclear fuel under high burnup conditions,” Annals of Nuclear Energy, vol. 70, pp. 147–156, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. M. Lemes, A. Soba, and A. Denis, “An empirical formulation to describe the evolution of the high burnup structure,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 456, pp. 174–181, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. http://www.nndc.bnl.gov/exfor/endf00.jsp.
  18. H. Matsumoto, M. Ouisloumen, and T. Takeda, “Development of spatially dependent resonance shielding method,” Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 688–694, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. O. Petit, F. X. Hugot, Y. K. Lee, and C. Jouanne, “TRIPOLI-4 version 4 user guide,” CEA-R- 6169, CEA, 2008, http://www.nea.fr/abs/html/nea-1716.html.