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DYNAMICS OF UNDER-REACTOR SLAB TEMPERATURE ON THE BACKGROUND OF FUEL AFTERHEAT DECREASE WITHIN CRITICAL MASS RISK ZONES
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Category: Number 22
Publication: 22
Summary

A procedure and restoration and analysis results of long-term dynamics of under-reactor slab temperature in localization zones of nuclear-hazardous clusters are presented. It is shown that on the background of fuel afterheat decrease, current temperature in localization zones could be maintained due to any additional heat source only. The explanation of the nature of an additional heat source is offered and the preliminary estimate of its contribution to the power of a total heat emission is given. It was stated that the induced fusion energy, whose growth is caused by increasing intensity of neutrons output of (α, n)-reactions on light nuclei of fuel-containing materials under 241Am accumulation, could be a heat source compensating partially the afterheat decrease.

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