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Table 2

Typical rotary rod oscillator in past experimental studies.

Material Geometry Reactor Reactor type Power Frequency (Hz)
B4C + Na Asymmetric Enrico Fermi [36] SFR ~0 0.001–10
B4C 100 MW
Boral poison Self-shielded SRE [79] SFR ~0 0.05–20
Cd+H2O Self-shielded KEWB [30] Thermal, solution fueled ~0 1–260
Enriched and natural Uranium Asymmetric Zephyr [29] Fast ZPR ~0 0.002–3
Cd+H2O/Cd+U Self-shielded SPERT-I-B [80] LWR 1 kW 0.002–18.4
Cd Self-shielded LPTR [32] LWR Subcritical2 0.005–150
GTRR [42] HWR ~0 0.1–40
Cd+PE2 Asymmetric OSURR [33] MTR 1 kW 0.013-60

1Critical with photo-neutron source.


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