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A new discriminating high temperature fission chamber filled with xenon designed for sodium-cooled fast reactors

Galli, Giacomo and Hamrita, Hassen and Kirkpatrick, Michael J. and Odic, Emmanuel and Jammes, Christian A new discriminating high temperature fission chamber filled with xenon designed for sodium-cooled fast reactors. (2020) Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: A, 968. 163947. ISSN 0168-9002

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2020.163947

Abstract

Xenon high temperature fission chamber, designed for sodium-cooled fast reactors, unlike the argon filled fission chambers, can operate at temperatures greater than 500◦C without partial-discharges and discriminate neutrons and partial-discharges at temperatures up to 650◦C.

Item Type:Article
HAL Id:hal-03243193
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux énergies alternatives - CEA (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Other partners > Sorbonne Université (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université Paris-Saclay (FRANCE)
Other partners > CentraleSupélec (FRANCE)
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