The circulation flow in a centrifuge during enrichment of isotopic mixtures of heavy gases is determined. Nickel tetraphosphine Ni(PF3)4 was used as the working substance to study the hydraulic and separative characteristics of a centrifuge. The relative circulation parameter m characterizing the efficiency of the multiplication of the primary effect is determined by comparing the computed dependences with the experimental results obtained in this work.
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Translated from Atomnaya Énergiya, Vol. 127, No 3, pp. 140–144, September, 2019.
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Potanin, E.P., Sosnin, L.Y. & Chel’tsov, A.N. Determination of the Circulation Intensity in a Centrifuge Rotor in the Enrichment of Isotopic Mixtures of Heavy Gases. At Energy 127, 153–158 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10512-020-00603-9