Table 2: Main U-Pu equilibrium cycle characteristics

1 January 2000

 Table 2: Main U-Pu equilibrium cycle characteristics
Reactor output MWe 1000
Fuel inventory t 160
Fuel burnup MWd/t 9500
Fuel consumption at LF=0.80 t/year 100
Feed U-235 content kg/t 3.50
Discharge U-235 content kg/t 1.00
Conversion ratio 0.85
Equilibrium concentrations: Np-237 kg/t 0.019
Pu-238 kg/t 0.030
Pu-239 kg/t 2.98
Pu-240 kg/t 3.15
Pu-241 kg/t 0.75
Pu-242 kg/t 1.50
Am-241 kg/t 0.13
Cm-246 kg/t 0.16 x 10-3
Cm-247 kg/t 0.97 x 10-6
Cm-248 kg/t 0.52 x 10-7



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