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Gas turbine modular helium reactor

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The Gas Turbine Modular Helium Reactor (GT-MHR) is a nuclear fission power reactor design that was under development by a group of Russian enterprises (OKBM Afrikantov, Kurchatov Institute, VNIINM and others), an American group headed by General Atomics, French Framatome and Japanese Fuji Electric. [1]

24 relations: Brayton cycle, Energy Multiplier Module, Fast-neutron reactor, Framatome, Fuji Electric, Gas-cooled fast reactor, General Atomics, Graphite, Helium, Kurchatov Institute, Light-water reactor, Neutron moderator, Neutron temperature, Nuclear fission, Nuclear fuel, Nuclear reactor, Nuclear reactor core, Nuclear transmutation, OKBM Afrikantov, Pebble-bed reactor, Prism (geometry), Radioactive waste, Rankine cycle, Very-high-temperature reactor.

Brayton cycle

The Brayton cycle is a thermodynamic cycle named after George Brayton who describes the workings of a constant-pressure heat engine.

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Energy Multiplier Module

The Energy Multiplier Module (EM2 or EM squared) is a nuclear fission power reactor under development by General Atomics.

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Fast-neutron reactor

A fast-neutron reactor or simply a fast reactor is a category of nuclear reactor in which the fission chain reaction is sustained by fast neutrons, as opposed to thermal neutrons used in thermal-neutron reactors.

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Framatome

Framatome is a French reactor business.

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Fuji Electric

, operating under the brand name FE, is a Japanese electrical equipment company, manufacturing pressure transmitters, flowmeters, gas analyzers, controllers, inverters, pumps, generators, ICs, motors, and power equipment.

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Gas-cooled fast reactor

The gas-cooled fast reactor (GFR) system is a nuclear reactor design which is currently in development.

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General Atomics

General Atomics is a defense contractor headquartered in San Diego, California, specializing in nuclear physics including nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.

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Graphite

Graphite, archaically referred to as plumbago, is a crystalline allotrope of carbon, a semimetal, a native element mineral, and a form of coal.

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Helium

Helium (from lit) is a chemical element with symbol He and atomic number 2.

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Kurchatov Institute

The Kurchatov Institute (Hациональный исследовательский центр "Курчатовский Институт" (since 2010) i.e. (Russia's) National Research Centre "Kurchatov Institute"; 1991-2010: Роcсийский научный центр "Курчатовский Институт". — Russian Scientific Centre "Kurchatov Institute") is Russia's leading research and development institution in the field of nuclear energy.

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Light-water reactor

The light-water reactor (LWR) is a type of thermal-neutron reactor that uses normal water, as opposed to heavy water, as both its coolant and neutron moderator – furthermore a solid form of fissile elements is used as fuel.

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Neutron moderator

In nuclear engineering, a neutron moderator is a medium that reduces the speed of fast neutrons, thereby turning them into thermal neutrons capable of sustaining a nuclear chain reaction involving uranium-235 or a similar fissile nuclide.

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Neutron temperature

The neutron detection temperature, also called the neutron energy, indicates a free neutron's kinetic energy, usually given in electron volts.

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Nuclear fission

In nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry, nuclear fission is either a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts (lighter nuclei).

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Nuclear fuel

Nuclear fuel is a substance that is used in nuclear power stations to produce heat to power turbines.

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Nuclear reactor

A nuclear reactor, formerly known as an atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a self-sustained nuclear chain reaction.

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Nuclear reactor core

A nuclear reactor core is the portion of a nuclear reactor containing the nuclear fuel components where the nuclear reactions take place and the heat is generated.

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Nuclear transmutation

Nuclear transmutation is the conversion of one chemical element or an isotope into another chemical element.

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OKBM Afrikantov

OKBM Afrikantov (full name: OAO I. I. Afrikantov OKB Mechanical Engineering, Опытное конструкторское бюро машиностроения им.) is a nuclear engineering company located in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

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Pebble-bed reactor

The pebble-bed reactor (PBR) is a design for a graphite-moderated, gas-cooled nuclear reactor.

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Prism (geometry)

In geometry, a prism is a polyhedron comprising an n-sided polygonal base, a second base which is a translated copy (rigidly moved without rotation) of the first, and n other faces (necessarily all parallelograms) joining corresponding sides of the two bases.

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Radioactive waste

Radioactive waste is waste that contains radioactive material.

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Rankine cycle

The Rankine cycle is a model used to predict the performance of steam turbine systems.

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Very-high-temperature reactor

The very-high-temperature reactor (VHTR), or high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR), is a Generation IV reactor concept that uses a graphite-moderated nuclear reactor with a once-through uranium fuel cycle.

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GA-MHR, GT-MHR, GTMR, Gas Turbine Modular Helium Reactor, Gtmhr.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_turbine_modular_helium_reactor

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