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Table 2

Safety parameters of CADOR core compared to CFV core.

600 MWe fast reactor core Reference low-void-coefficient core (CFV) CADOR core 11% Be
Doppler integral reactivity at melting ($) 0.2 4.3
Effect in terms of maximum reactivity ($):
Gas bubble in the core 4.5 4.3
Core compaction 2.0 1.2
Rod ejection 3.6 2.2
Margin with respect to melting ($):
Gas bubble in the core −3.3 +1.0
Core compaction −1.8 +3.1
Rod ejection −3.4 +2.1

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