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A Paradigm Shift in Reactor Safety with the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

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High temperature thermal hydraulics modeling of a molten salt: application to a molten salt fast reactor (MSFR)

Author(s): Pablo R. Rubiolo, Mauricio Tano Retamales, Véronique Ghetta, Julien Giraud
Published in: ESAIM: Proceedings and Surveys, Issue 58, 2017, Page(s) 98-117, ISSN 2267-3059
DOI: 10.1051/proc/201758098

Synthesis of plutonium trifluoride by hydro-fluorination and novel thermodynamic data for the PuF 3 -LiF system

Author(s): A. Tosolin, P. Souček, O. Beneš, J.-F. Vigier, L. Luzzi, R.J.M. Konings
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 503, 2018, Page(s) 171-177, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.02.037

Progress in modeling solidification in molten salt coolants

Author(s): Mauricio Tano, Pablo Rubiolo, Olivier Doche
Published in: Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Issue 25/7, 2017, Page(s) 074001, ISSN 0965-0393
DOI: 10.1088/1361-651x/aa8345

Vaporization behaviour of the Molten Salt Fast Reactor fuel: The LiF-ThF 4 -UF 4 system

Author(s): A. Tosolin, O. Beneš, J.-Y. Colle, P. Souček, L. Luzzi, R.J.M. Konings
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 508, 2018, Page(s) 319-328, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.05.049

Development of a multiphysics model for the study of fuel compressibility effects in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): E. Cervi, S. Lorenzi, A. Cammi, L. Luzzi
Published in: Chemical Engineering Science, Issue 193, 2018, Page(s) 379-393, ISSN 0009-2509
DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2018.09.025

Synthesis of UF 4 and ThF 4 by HF gas fluorination and re-determination of the UF 4 melting point

Author(s): Pavel Souček, Ondřej Beneš, Benoit Claux, Elisa Capelli, Michel Ougier, Václav Tyrpekl, Jean-Francois Vigier, Rudy J.M. Konings
Published in: Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, Issue 200, 2017, Page(s) 33-40, ISSN 0022-1139
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2017.05.011

Transient coupled calculations of the Molten Salt Fast Reactor using the Transient Fission Matrix approach

Author(s): A. Laureau, D. Heuer, E. Merle-Lucotte, P.R. Rubiolo, M. Allibert, M. Aufiero
Published in: Nuclear Engineering and Design, Issue 316, 2017, Page(s) 112-124, ISSN 0029-5493
DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2017.02.022

A genetic algorithm for multigroup energy structure search

Author(s): Mattia Massone, Fabrizio Gabrielli, Andrei Rineiski
Published in: Annals of Nuclear Energy, Issue 105, 2017, Page(s) 369-387, ISSN 0306-4549
DOI: 10.1016/j.anucene.2017.03.022

Dynamic Reference Electrode development for redox potential measurements in fluoride molten salt at high temperature

Author(s): Gabriela Durán-Klie, Davide Rodrigues, Sylvie Delpech
Published in: Electrochimica Acta, Issue Vol 195, 2016, Page(s) 19-26, ISSN 0013-4686
DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.02.042

Pyrochemical reprocessing of Molten Salt Fast Reactor fuel: focus on the reductive extraction step

Author(s): Davide Rodrigues, Gabriela Durán-Klie, Sylvie Delpech
Published in: Nukleonika, Issue Vol 60 (4), 2015, Page(s) 907-914, ISSN 0029-5922
DOI: 10.1515/nuka-2015-0153

Multiphysics analysis of the MSFR helium bubbling system: A comparison between neutron diffusion, SP3 neutron transport and Monte Carlo approaches

Author(s): Eric Cervi, Stefano Lorenzi, Lelio Luzzi, Antonio Cammi
Published in: Annals of Nuclear Energy, Issue 132, 2019, Page(s) 227-235, ISSN 0306-4549
DOI: 10.1016/j.anucene.2019.04.029

Development of an SP3 neutron transport solver for the analysis of the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): E. Cervi, S. Lorenzi, A. Cammi, L. Luzzi
Published in: Nuclear Engineering and Design, Issue 346, 2019, Page(s) 209-219, ISSN 0029-5493
DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2019.03.001

A methodology for the identification of the postulated initiating events of the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): Delphine Gérardin, Anna Chiara Uggenti, Stéphane Beils, Andrea Carpignano, Sandra Dulla, Elsa Merle, Daniel Heuer, Axel Laureau, Michel Allibert
Published in: Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Issue 51/4, 2019, Page(s) 1024-1031, ISSN 1738-5733
DOI: 10.1016/j.net.2019.01.009

A passive decay heat removal system for emergency draining tanks of molten salt reactors

Author(s): Shisheng Wang, Mattia Massone, Andrei Rineiski, E. Merle-Lucotte, A. Laureau, D. Gérardin, D. Heuer, M. Allibert
Published in: Nuclear Engineering and Design, Issue 341, 2019, Page(s) 423-431, ISSN 0029-5493
DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2018.11.021

Preliminary investigation on the melting behavior of a freeze-valve for the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): Marco Tiberga, Devaja Shafer, Danny Lathouwers, Martin Rohde, Jan Leen Kloosterman
Published in: Annals of Nuclear Energy, Issue 132, 2019, Page(s) 544-554, ISSN 0306-4549
DOI: 10.1016/j.anucene.2019.06.039

Isobaric Heat Capacity of Solid and Liquid Thorium Tetrafluoride

Author(s): Alberto Tosolin, Elisa Capelli, Rudy Konings, Lelio Luzzi, Ondřej Beneš
Published in: Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, Issue 64/9, 2019, Page(s) 3945-3950, ISSN 0021-9568
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.9b00348

Preliminary analysis and design of the heat exchangers for the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): Andrea Di Ronco, Antonio Cammi, Stefano Lorenzi
Published in: Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Issue in press, 2019, ISSN 1738-5733
DOI: 10.1016/j.net.2019.07.013

Development of a cold plug valve with fluoride salt

Author(s): Julien Giraud, Veronique Ghetta, Pablo Rubiolo, Mauricio Tano Retamales
Published in: EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies, Issue 5, 2019, Page(s) 9, ISSN 2491-9292
DOI: 10.1051/epjn/2019005

Simplified 0-D semi-analytical model for fuel draining in molten salt reactors

Author(s): Francesco Di Lecce, Antonio Cammi, Sandra Dulla, Stefano Lorenzi, Piero Ravetto
Published in: EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies, Issue 5, 2019, Page(s) 14, ISSN 2491-9292
DOI: 10.1051/epjn/2019028

Breed-and-burn fuel cycle in molten salt reactors

Author(s): Boris Hombourger, Jiři Křepel, Andreas Pautz
Published in: EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies, Issue 5, 2019, Page(s) 15, ISSN 2491-9292
DOI: 10.1051/epjn/2019026

Application of the lines of defence method to the molten salt fast reactor in the framework of the SAMOFAR project

Author(s): Stéphane Beils, Delphine Gérardin, Anna Chiara Uggenti, Andrea Carpignano, Sandra Dulla, Elsa Merle, Daniel Heuer, Michel Allibert
Published in: EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies, Issue 5, 2019, Page(s) 18, ISSN 2491-9292
DOI: 10.1051/epjn/2019031

Development of a control-oriented power plant simulator for the molten salt fast reactor

Author(s): Claudio Tripodo, Andrea Di Ronco, Stefano Lorenzi, Antonio Cammi
Published in: EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies, Issue 5, 2019, Page(s) 13, ISSN 2491-9292
DOI: 10.1051/epjn/2019029

Vaporization behaviour of a PuF3-containing fuel mixture for the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): A. Tosolin, J.-Y. Colle, S. Mastromarino, P. Souček, L. Luzzi, R.J.M. Konings, O. Beneš
Published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Issue 527, 2019, Page(s) 151780, ISSN 0022-3115
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.151780

Application of multiphysics model order reduction to doppler/neutronic feedback

Author(s): Peter German, Jean C. Ragusa, Carlo Fiorina
Published in: EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies, Issue 5, 2019, Page(s) 17, ISSN 2491-9292
DOI: 10.1051/epjn/2019034

Results from a multi-physics numerical benchmark for codes dedicated to molten salt fast reactors

Author(s): Marco Tiberga, Rodrigo Gonzalez Gonzaga de Oliveira, Eric Cervi, Juan Antonio Blanco, Stefano Lorenzi, Manuele Aufiero, Danny Lathouwers, Pablo Rubiolo
Published in: Annals of Nuclear Energy, Issue 142, 2020, Page(s) 107428, ISSN 0306-4549
DOI: 10.1016/j.anucene.2020.107428

A multi-physics solver for liquid-fueled fast systems based on the discontinuous Galerkin FEM discretization

Author(s): Marco Tiberga, Danny Lathouwers, Jan Leen Kloosterman
Published in: Progress in Nuclear Energy, Issue 127, 2020, Page(s) 103427, ISSN 0149-1970
DOI: 10.1016/j.pnucene.2020.103427

An Euler-Euler Multiphysics Solver for the Analysis of the Helium Bubbling System in the MSFR

Author(s): Cervi, E.; Lorenzi, S.; Cammi, A.; Luzzi, L.
Published in: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference Nuclear Energy for New Europe (NENE 2017, Bled, Slovenia, September 11-14, 2017, Issue 202, 2017, Page(s) 1-9

Analysis of the Effect of the Fuel Compressibility on the Molten Salt Fast Reactor Dynamics

Author(s): Cervi, E.; Lorenzi, S.; Cammi, A.; Luzzi, L.
Published in: Physics of Reactors conference (PHYSOR), Cancun, Mexico, April 22 - 26, 2018., 2018, Page(s) 3485 - 3496

Analysis of the Void Reactivity Effect in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor: Impact of the Helium Bubbling System.

Author(s): Cervi, E.; Lorenzi, S.; Luzzi, L.; Cammi, A.
Published in: Fourth International Conference on Physics and Technology of Reactors and Applications (PHYTRA4), Marrakech, Morocco, September 17-19, 2018, Issue Proceedings on CD ROM, 2018, Page(s) 436-474

Synthesis and characterisation of actinide fluorides for studies on Molten Salt Reactor fuel cycle

Author(s): Souček, Pavel, Václav Tyrpekl, Jean-François Vigier, Ondřej Beneš, Elisa Capelli, Philippe Raison
Published in: Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation, Workshop Proceedings of the 14th Information Exchange Meeting, OECD/NEA, Issue 17-20 October 2016, 2016, Page(s) 444

Chemistry of Molten Salt Reactor Fuel Salt Candidates

Author(s): Souček, Pavel, Ondřej Beneš,Alberto Tosolin, Rudy Konings
Published in: Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Issue 118, 2018, Page(s) 114-117

Preliminary assessment of the free-plug melting behavior in the molten salt fast reactor

Author(s): Tiberga, M., D. Shafer, D. Lathouwers, J.L. Kloosterman,
Published in: Fourth International Conference on Physics and Technology of Reactors and Applications (PHYTRA4), Marrakech, Morocco, September 17-19, 2018, Issue Proceedings on CDROM, 2018, Page(s) 187-496

On the Feasibility of Breed-and-Burn Fuel Cycles in Molten Salt Reactors

Author(s): Hombourger, B., J. Krepel, K. Mikityuk, A. Pautz
Published in: International Fast Reactors Conference, International Atomic Energy Agency, Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation, 26-29 June 2017, Issue Paper no. IAEA-CN-245-388, 2017, Page(s) 10 pp

Fuel cycle sustainability of molten salt reactor concepts in comparison with other selected reactors

Author(s): Krepel, J., B. Hombourger, E. Losa
Published in: Fourth International Conference on Physics and Technology of Reactors and Applications (PHYTRA4), Marrakech, Morocco, September 17-19, 2018, Issue Proceedings on CDROM, 2018, Page(s) 431-444

Thermodynamic Modelling of Molybdenum Behaviour in Chloride Molten Salt

Author(s): Nichenko, Sergii
Published in: TopFuel 2015 Conference, Zurich, 13-17 September 2015, 2015, Page(s) 11 pp
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.1.1370.6965

Identification and study of incidental and accidental scenarios for the molten salt fast reactor

Author(s): Gérardin, D., M. Allibert, D. Heuer, A. Laureau, J.Martinet, E.Merle
Published in: Fourth International Conference on Physics and Technology of Reactors and Applications (PHYTRA4), Marrakech, Morocco, September 17-19, 2018, Issue Proceedings on CD ROM, 2018, Page(s) 419-430

Design Evolutions of the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): Gérardin, D., M. Allibert, D. Heuer, A. Laureau, E. Merle-Lucotte, C. Seuvre
Published in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles: Next Generation Nuclear Systems for Sustainable Development (FR17),, Issue 848, 2017, Page(s) 1-10

Preliminary Functional Safety Assessment for Molten Salt Fast Reactors in the framework of the SAMOFAR project

Author(s): Uggenti, A.C., D. Gérardin, A. Carpignano, S. Dulla, E. Merle, D. Heuer, A. Laureau, M. Allibert
Published in: Proceedings (on CDROM) of the 2017 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2017), 2017

A starting procedure for the MSFR: approach to criticality and incident analysis

Author(s): Heuer, D., A. Laureau, E. Merle-Lucotte, M. Allibert, D. Gerardin
Published in: International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP2017), 2017, Page(s) 17219

Analytical Modelling of the Emergency Draining Tank for the Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): Massone, S. Wang, A. Rineiski, P. Servell
Published in: Fourth International Conference on Physics and Technology of Reactors and Applications (PHYTRA4), Marrakech, Morocco, September 17-19, 2018, Issue Proceedings on CDROM, 2018, Page(s) 475-486

A passive decay heat removal system for emergency draining tanks of molten salt reactors

Author(s): Wang, S., M. Massone, A. Rineiski, E. Merle-Lucotte, et al
Published in: The 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-17), September 3 - 8, 2017, Issue 3638, 2017, Page(s) 11 pp

Etude électrochimique du couple redox U(IV)-U(III) dans un mélange fondu de LiF-ThF4

Author(s): Duran-Klie Gabriela, Rodrigues Davide, Delpech Sylvie
Published in: XVe journées Nationales de Radiochimie et de Chimie Nucléaire, septembre 2016, 2016

Comportement électrochimique de l’iode dans l’eutectique LiF−ThF4 fondu à 650°C

Author(s): Gabriela Duran−klie, Davide Rodrigues, Sylvie Delpech
Published in: Journées d'Electrochimie, Bordeaux, juin 2017, 2017

Analytical Investigation of the Draining System for a Molten Salt Fast Reactor

Author(s): Wang, Shisheng, Mattia Massone, Andrei Rineiski and E. Merle-Lucotte
Published in: 11th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-11), Issue paper no. N11A0341 (on USB Stick), 2016, Page(s) 11 p.

Overview of the Salt at WAll Thermal ExcHanges (SWATH) Experiment

Author(s): Rubiolo, P.R., M. Tano Retamales, J. Giraud, V. Ghetta
Published in: Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Issue Vol. 115, Las Vegas, NV, November 6–10, 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1705 - 1708

Cross-Sections for Transient Analyses: Development of a Genetic Algorithm for the Energy Meshing

Author(s): Massone, Mattia Vincenzo Edoardo
Published in: PhD Thesis, 2018, Page(s) 114 pp
DOI: 10.5445/ir/1000083680

Analytical and Numerical Investigation of Single-Phase Natural Circulation Dynamics in presence of Distributed Heat Sources

Author(s): Pini, Alessandro
Published in: PhD Thesis, 2017

Développement de méthodes et d’outils numériques pour l’étude de la sûreté du réacteur à sels fondus MSFR

Author(s): Gerardin, Delphine
Published in: PhD Thesis, 2018, Page(s) 255 pp

Étude du comportement de l’uranium et de l’iode dans le mélange de fluorures fondus LiF-ThF₄ à 650 °C

Author(s): Duran-Klie, Gabriela
Published in: PhD Thesis, 2017, Page(s) 192 pp

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World

Author(s): Carpignano A., S. Dulla, A.C. Uggenti
Published in: in Haugen et al. (eds.) Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World, Proceedings of the European Safety & Reliability Conference ESREL 2018, 17-21 June 2018, Trondheim, Norway, 2018
DOI: 10.1201/9781351174664