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Abilene Christian’s NEXT Lab applies for MSRR construction permit
The Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing (NEXT) Laboratory at Abilene Christian University in Texas submitted a construction permit application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for its molten salt research reactor (MSRR) on August 15. According to ACU, the move represents the first application for a new U.S. research reactor of any kind in more than 30 years, as well as the first-ever university application for an advanced research reactor.
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 152 | Number 3 | March 2006 | Pages 334-335
Technical Note | dx.doi.org/10.13182/NSE06-A2588
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Heavy isotopes with 90 Z 100 and 2Z - N = 43 ± 2, with some exceptions, are fissile.