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2022-01-24 Article Publication

An analytic approach to the design of passively safe lead-cooled reactors by Fredrik Dehlin, Janne Wallenius, Sara Bortot

A methodology to assist the design of liquid metal reactors, passively cooled by natural circulation during off-normal conditions, is derived from first principle physics. Based on this methodology, a preliminary design of a small LFR is accomplished and presented with accompanying neutronic and reactor dynamic characterizations. The benefit of using this methodology for reactor design compared to other available methods is discussed.

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