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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 2615409, 10 pages
Research Article

Comparative Analysis of the Dalat Nuclear Research Reactor with HEU Fuel Using SRAC and MCNP5

1Faculty of Applied Sciences, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
2Institute of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Duy Tan University, 3 Quang Trung, Da Nang 550000, Vietnam
3Nuclear Research Institute, VINATOM, 01 Nguyen Tu Luc, Dalat, Lamdong 670000, Vietnam
4Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology, VINATOM, 179 Hoang Quoc Viet, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
5Western University Hanoi, Yen Nghia Ward, Ha Dong District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

Correspondence should be addressed to Giang Phan and Hoai-Nam Tran

Received 7 June 2017; Revised 25 August 2017; Accepted 24 September 2017; Published 27 December 2017

Academic Editor: Arkady Serikov

Copyright © 2017 Giang Phan 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.

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