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Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre

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Physics Building, University of Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5005 Australia

July 2018

New Designs for Nuclear Power Reactors

July 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre, Physics Building, University of Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5005 Australia
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AIP Lecture – Visitors Welcome “New Designs for Nuclear Power Reactors” by Dr Mark Ho Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Lucas Heights, NSW. President, Australian Nuclear Association Abstract Nuclear reactors generate 11% of the world’s electricity delivering emissions-free, baseload power. Of the world’s 447 power reactors 83% are LWRs (light-water reactors) that operate in a thermal-neutron energy spectrum where the neutron capture cross-section of Uranium-235 is maximised. Light Water Reactors are a proven technology, with over 50 years of…

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