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Magnitude of Fissile Element at the Order of a Neutron.

  1. Mar 14, 2013 #1
    Consider a fissile element whose magnitude is at the order of a neutron. In this situation, how can we derive the point kinetic equations?

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  3. Mar 14, 2013 #2

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    Please clarify what one means by "Magnitude of Fissile Element at the Order of a Neutron".

    There are 'fissile' nuclides which readily fission upon absorption of a neutron, as opposed to 'fertile' nuclides which require interaction with high energy (MeV) neutrons in order to fission but otherwise absorb neutrons and subsequently decay, possibly into fissile species.
     
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