publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2019

About the impact of the Unresolved Resonance Region in Monte Carlo simulations of Sodium Fast Reactors

Antonio Jiménez-Carrascosa;
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  • Published: 11 Jul 2019
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
In the last few years, and within the framework of different European projects, KENO-VI code from SCALE system has been employed to perform detailed continuous-energy Monte Carlo transport calculations for advanced fast reactors. The core characterization of both the sodium-cooled ASTRID and the lead-cooled ALFRED reactors was performed during the FP7 cross-cutting ESNII+ project; more recently, core calculations for the sodium-cooled Superphénix reactor and the improved European Sodium Fast Reactor design were performed within the HORIZON2020 ESFR-SMART project. In all cases, the effective multiplication factor predicted by KENO-VI was systematically higher (ar...
Subjects
free text keywords: Unresolved Resonance Region, Probability Tables, Monte Carlo simulations of SFR
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EC| ESFR-SMART
Project
ESFR-SMART
European Sodium Fast Reactor Safety Measures Assessment and Research Tools
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 754501
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2019

About the impact of the Unresolved Resonance Region in Monte Carlo simulations of Sodium Fast Reactors

Antonio Jiménez-Carrascosa;