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A first tentative analysis of the Halden ultra-high-burnup experiment is presented employing the TRANSURANUS code. The TRANSURANUS high burnup models are briefly explained with emphasis on the new TRANSURANUS-heavy water reactor (HWR) burnup model. At ultra-high-burnup, the trend of the temperature prediction is in disagreement with the experimental evidence and needs further clarification.

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Authors: LASSMANN K, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);WALKER C T, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);VAN DE LAAR J, JRC Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: International Seminar on Thermal Performance of (high burnup) LWR fuel, Cadarache (FR), 3-6 March 1998
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 41396 ORA
Record Number: 199810784 / Last updated on: 1998-07-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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