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Table 1

Characteristics of the simulated Swiss LWR cores considered in this work. “Other” means all nuclear data except fission yields (which are separately varied), see Section 3 for details. “FY” means fission yields. The MOX enrichment is given for all Pu isotopes.

Core Type Fuel Enrichment Cycles Assembly- Burn-up Random cases n
label      %    cycles MWd/kgU FY Other
PWR-1 PWR UO2 2.9–4.7 17–42 2542 4–60 320 110
PWR-1 PWR MOX 2.2–5.8 17–42 297 4–50 320 110
PWR-2 PWR UO2 1.9–3.5 1–16 2647 7–55 110 100
BWR-1 BWR UO2 0.7–4.5 19–44 3746 10–45 35 35

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