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In connection with the TMI-2 incident, research programmes have been initiated to investigate the release magnitude after a postulated LOCA, the international "source term effort". Simulated LOCA tests performed out-of-pile at KFA Julich are described. The results obtained are in good agreement with those from TMI-2. The planned ISOLDE in-pile experiment in HFR Petten is presented. Preliminary out-of-pile experiments performed to characterize the experiment facility have been carried out successfully.

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Authors: RUYTER I, Kernforschungsanlage Julich GmbH (DE);REICHARDT K, Kernforschungsanlage Julich GmbH (DE);THOENE L, Kernforschungsanlage Julich GmbH (DE);MARKGRAF J, JRC Petten Estab. (NL)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 30th Plenary Meeting of the European Working Group on Irradiation Technology, Mol (BE), Sept.28-30, 1988
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 34417 ORA
Record Number: 198910250 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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