Definition of Thermal reactor
1. Noun. A nuclear reactor in which nuclear fissions are caused by neutrons that are slowed down by a moderator.
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Literary usage of Thermal reactor
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1. Physics of Plutonium Recycling: A Reportby SourceOECD (Online service) by SourceOECD (Online service) (1995)
"... and determine the net toxicity flow to a geologic repository when a closed fast burner fuel cycle is used to burn the thermal reactor spent fuel. ..."
2. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"A gas-cooled thermal reactor employing the partial condensation cycle provides comparable cycle efficiency at the moderate outlet temperature of 650°C with ..."
3. Energy Policies of IEA Countries by International Energy Agency (1999)
"They have the advantage of avoiding the use of liquid sodium as a coolant. An Advanced thermal reactor began operation in Japan in 1979 but its operation ..."
4. Trends in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Economic, Environmental and Social Aspects by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Nea (2001)
"... reactivity balance in a thermal reactor. Fabrication of the needed targets (homogeneous or heterogeneous) is not feasible in current fuel fabrication ..."
5. Pellet-clad Interaction in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, Aix-en by Direction de l'énergie nucléaire, DEC., Electricité de France, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"The database is restricted to thermal reactor fuel performance, principally with standard product zircaloy-clad UO2 fuel, although the addition of advanced ..."
6. Proceedings of the Workshop on Pyrochemical Separations: Avignon, France, 14 by European Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"Several major international studies of partitioning and transmutation of thermal reactor generated wastes are underway, for example by JNC/CRIEPI (OMEGA), ..."