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Response to NNadir (Reply #10)

Wed May 16, 2018, 03:04 AM


That molten plutonium sounds a bit aggressive. As a chemist, what do you think of the Moltex proposal, for plutonium chloride salt in steel tubes similar to a sodium cooled fast reactor, with some sacrificial zirconium in the tube for redox control, and venting of fission gases ? http://www.moltexenergy.com/learnmore/An_Introduction_Moltex_Energy_Technology_Portfolio.pdf
It's not a breeder, but it might be easier to get started in the meantime.

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