Atomic Energy

, Volume 84, Issue 6, pp 359–364 | Cite as

Critical benchmark experiments at the “Kurchatov Institute” Russian Scientific Center

  • A. Yu. Gagarinskii
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Conclusion

This brief review shows that the set of Russian data on the criticality of breeder systems, which has been well described and accepted by world society, is only a small part of the contribution of Russian scientific centers to the publication of scientific data on criticality, described and estimated at the level established by the ICSBEP. To all appearances, unpublished data contain a large number of results which could be useful for meeting the requirements of nuclear safety in the next ten years. At the same time, it is still possible to carry out new experiments on Russian assemblies, which is confirmed, in particular, by requests for several series of critical experiments at the “Kurchatov Institute” Russian Scientific Center.

Keywords

Scientific Data Breeder System Russian Scientific Kurchatov Institute Scientific Center 

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