The Measurement and Calculation of the Kinetic Parameter β_<eff>/Λ of a Small High-Temperature Like, Critical System
This paper demonstrates that it is well possible to determine the kinetic parameter β<SUB>eff</SUB>/Λ in a neutronically very slow system by means of noise measurements in the critical state. The advantages of this technique are that it can be conducted in a critical reactor directly, and that no special measurement equipment is needed. The comparison to calculated values for four configurations, which differ in the amount of moderation in the core region, shows a satisfactory agreement.
- Journal of nuclear science and technology
Journal of nuclear science and technology 35(1), 26-33, 1998-01-25
Atomic Energy Society of Japan