Comparative studies of CERCER and CERMET fuels for EFIT from the viewpoint of core performance and safety

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Comparative studies of CERCER and CERMET fuels for EFIT from the viewpoint of core performance and safety. / Chen, Xue-Nong; Rineiski, Andrei; Maschek, Werner; Liu, Ping; Matzerath Boccacaccini, Claudia; Sobolev, Vitaly; Delage, Fabienne; Rimpault, Gérald.

In: Progress in Nuclear Energy, Vol. 53, No. 7, 22.06.2011, p. 855-861.

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Chen, X-N, Rineiski, A, Maschek, W, Liu, P, Matzerath Boccacaccini, C, Sobolev, V, Delage, F & Rimpault, G 2011, 'Comparative studies of CERCER and CERMET fuels for EFIT from the viewpoint of core performance and safety', Progress in Nuclear Energy, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 855-861. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnucene.2011.05.031

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Chen, X-N., Rineiski, A., Maschek, W., Liu, P., Matzerath Boccacaccini, C., Sobolev, V., ... Rimpault, G. (2011). Comparative studies of CERCER and CERMET fuels for EFIT from the viewpoint of core performance and safety. Progress in Nuclear Energy, 53(7), 855-861. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnucene.2011.05.031

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Chen X-N, Rineiski A, Maschek W, Liu P, Matzerath Boccacaccini C, Sobolev V et al. Comparative studies of CERCER and CERMET fuels for EFIT from the viewpoint of core performance and safety. Progress in Nuclear Energy. 2011 Jun 22;53(7):855-861. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnucene.2011.05.031

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Chen, Xue-Nong ; Rineiski, Andrei ; Maschek, Werner ; Liu, Ping ; Matzerath Boccacaccini, Claudia ; Sobolev, Vitaly ; Delage, Fabienne ; Rimpault, Gérald. / Comparative studies of CERCER and CERMET fuels for EFIT from the viewpoint of core performance and safety. In: Progress in Nuclear Energy. 2011 ; Vol. 53, No. 7. pp. 855-861.

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title = "Comparative studies of CERCER and CERMET fuels for EFIT from the viewpoint of core performance and safety",
abstract = "The European Facility for Industrial Transmutation (EFIT) has been developed within the 6th EU Framework by the EUROTRANS Program, aiming at a generic conceptual design of an accelerator driven transmuter. This paper deals with assessments of EFIT cores with CERCER and CERMET fuels from the viewpoint of core performance and safety. The conclusive remarks can be drawn as follows. Because of its much better thermal conductivity, the CERMET core can be designed by using thicker pins, so that it has the same or even better transmutation performance compared to the CERCER core. Both CERCER and CERMET fuels fulfill safety requirements. Moreover the CERMET fuel has higher fuel safety margins than the CERCER one. Preliminary analyses show that the CERMET total core power can be further increased by 50{\%} at least without exceeding fuel and clad temperature limits.",
keywords = "ADS, Subcritical core, CERCER and CERMET u-free fuels, Transmutation, Safety",
author = "Xue-Nong Chen and Andrei Rineiski and Werner Maschek and Ping Liu and {Matzerath Boccacaccini}, Claudia and Vitaly Sobolev and Fabienne Delage and G{\'e}rald Rimpault",
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