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Ya.B. Zeldovich and nuclear power


A.A. Bochvar All-Russia Scientific-Research Institute of Inorganic Materials, ul. Rogova 5-a, Moscow, 123060, Russian Federation

The idea of a homogeneous nuclear reactor, first considered by Ya.B. Zeldovich and Yu.B. Khariton in 1939, has since had its ups and downs and is now re-emerging, enriched with knowledge and experience accumulated over the years. One of the current versions of the idea, the molten salt fast reactor with a U—Pu cycle, is presented in this paper.

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PACS: 01.65.+g, 28.41.−i, 28.50.−k (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0184.201403a.0227
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2014/3/a/
Citation: Ponomarev L I "Ya.B. Zeldovich and nuclear power" Phys. Usp. 57 215–218 (2014)
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Received: 8th, October 2013, revised: 11th, December 2013, 27th, November 2013

Оригинал: Пономарёв Л И «Я.Б. Зельдович и ядерная энергетика» УФН 184 227–230 (2014); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0184.201403a.0227

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