Impact of delayed neutron constants on reactivity effects measured in a fast reactor

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@article{90fc6aab769e4b57bcda10a5a2163d66,
title = "Impact of delayed neutron constants on reactivity effects measured in a fast reactor",
abstract = "Delayed neutron parameters of fast VENUS-F reactor core configurations are determined with Monte Carlo calculations using various nuclear data libraries. Differences in the calculated effective delayed neutron fraction and the impact of the delayed neutron data (6- or 8-group precursors) that are applied in the experimental data analysis on the measured reactivity effects are studied. Considerable differences are found due to application of 235U and 238U delayed neutron data from JEFF, JENDL and ENDF evaluations.",
keywords = "VENUS-F, fast reactor, delayed neutron fraction, delayed neutrons, reactivity effects, precursor, Monte Carlo",
author = "Antonin Kr{\'a}sa and Anatoly Kochetkov and Nadia Messaoudi and Alexey Stankovskiy and Guido Vittiglio and Jan Wagemans",
note = "Score=10",
year = "2019",
month = "6",
day = "5",
doi = "10.1051/epjconf/201921103004",
language = "English",
volume = "211",
pages = "1--9",
journal = "EPJ Web of Conferences",
issn = "2100-014X",
publisher = "EDP Sciences",

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T1 - Impact of delayed neutron constants on reactivity effects measured in a fast reactor

AU - Krása, Antonin

AU - Kochetkov, Anatoly

AU - Messaoudi, Nadia

AU - Stankovskiy, Alexey

AU - Vittiglio, Guido

AU - Wagemans, Jan

N1 - Score=10

PY - 2019/6/5

Y1 - 2019/6/5

N2 - Delayed neutron parameters of fast VENUS-F reactor core configurations are determined with Monte Carlo calculations using various nuclear data libraries. Differences in the calculated effective delayed neutron fraction and the impact of the delayed neutron data (6- or 8-group precursors) that are applied in the experimental data analysis on the measured reactivity effects are studied. Considerable differences are found due to application of 235U and 238U delayed neutron data from JEFF, JENDL and ENDF evaluations.

AB - Delayed neutron parameters of fast VENUS-F reactor core configurations are determined with Monte Carlo calculations using various nuclear data libraries. Differences in the calculated effective delayed neutron fraction and the impact of the delayed neutron data (6- or 8-group precursors) that are applied in the experimental data analysis on the measured reactivity effects are studied. Considerable differences are found due to application of 235U and 238U delayed neutron data from JEFF, JENDL and ENDF evaluations.

KW - VENUS-F

KW - fast reactor

KW - delayed neutron fraction

KW - delayed neutrons

KW - reactivity effects

KW - precursor

KW - Monte Carlo

UR - http://ecm.sckcen.be/OTCS/llisapi.dll/open/34996994

U2 - 10.1051/epjconf/201921103004

DO - 10.1051/epjconf/201921103004

M3 - Article

VL - 211

SP - 1

EP - 9

JO - EPJ Web of Conferences

JF - EPJ Web of Conferences

SN - 2100-014X

M1 - 03004

ER -

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