Soviet Atomic Energy

, Volume 47, Issue 4, pp 847–849 | Cite as

Gas-chromatographic examination of the accumulation of3H,85Kr, and133Xe in the protective gas, sodium coolant, and constructional materials of the BR-10

  • L. I. Moseev
  • N. N. Aristarkov
  • I. A. Efimov
  • V. N. Piskunov
  • V. I. Smolyakov
  • S. I. Shkuro
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The tritium level in the sodium coolant in the first loop on the BR-10 attained 6·10−4 Ci/liter, but this fell to 9·10−6 Ci/liter when the oxide trap was working. The second loop accumulates tritium up to 3.5·10−5 Ci/liter with the cold trap switched out. The tritium level in the protective gas in the first loop is low (10−10–10−8 Ci/cm3). Fuel-rod sheaths contain3H and85Kr. No tritium was detected in the air vented to the stack in the BR-10.


Oxide Sodium Tritium Cold Trap Constructional Material 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. I. Moseev
  • N. N. Aristarkov
  • I. A. Efimov
  • V. N. Piskunov
  • V. I. Smolyakov
  • S. I. Shkuro

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