On ADS Subcritical Reactor Operation in the Reactivity Modulation Mode


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In the present paper consideration is given to the possibility of applying a pulsed reactor as a neutron-breeding target for acceleratordriven systems. It is assumed that such a reactor operates in the reactivity modulation mode similar to that of the IBR-2 reactor. In theory, it enables energy requirements for the accelerator beam to be reduced, while at the same time enhancing the safety of installations of this type.

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