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Why is hydrogen added to BWR coolant but not PWR coolant?

  1. Dec 8, 2016 #1
    I know hydrogen gas is used in BWR coolant to counteract radiolysis and reduce the probability of localized corrosion. Why can't the same be done for PWR's?
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2016 #2

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