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Table 1

Variation ranges of the parameters considered for pin design.

All dimensions in mm Lower boundary Upper boundary Source
Pin diameter 5.8 (PFR core) 15.8 (Superphénix blanket) Historical review from [8]
Gap thickness 0.15 0.5
Cladding thickness 0.5 1.0
Wrapper flat-to flat 180 220
Expansion plenum height Depends on the core considered. Here, between 98.9 cm and 168.9 cm for the core discussed in [9].

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