Characteristics of the MSFR simulated in the neutronics benchmark.
|Thermal power (MWth)||3000|
|Electric power (MWe)||1500|
|Fuel molten salt initial composition (mol%)||LiF-ThF4-233UF4 or LiF-ThF4-(Pu-MA)F3
with 77.5% LiF
|Fertile blanket molten salt initial composition (mol%)||LiF-ThF4 (77.5–22.5%)|
|Melting point (°C)||565|
|Inlet/outlet operating temperature (°C)||650–750|
|Initial inventory (kg)||233U-started MSFR||TRU-started MSFR|
|38 300||5 060||30 600||Pu||11 200|
|Dilatation coefficient (g/(cm3 K)) ||8.82 × 10−4|
|Core dimensions (m)||Radius: 1.1275|
|Fuel salt volume (m3)||18|
|9 out of the core|
|9 in the core|
|Blanket salt volume (m3)||7.3|
|Fuel salt cycle time in the system (s)||4.0|
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