Liquid-Halide Nuclear Reactor Technology

  1. Introduction
  2. Nuclear Physics
      2.1 Radioactivity
      2.2 Simple Radioactive Decay
      2.3 Defining Radioactivity
      2.4 Two-Stage Radioactive Decay
      2.5 Radioactive Decay Chains
  3. Historical Development of Liquid-Halide Reactors
  4. Halide Salt Properties
  5. Materials for Halide-Salt Reactors
  6. Power Conversion Systems for Liquid-Halide Reactors
  7. Heat Exchanger Designs for Liquid-Halide Reactors
  8. Core Design for Liquid-Fluoride Reactors
  9. Core Design for Liquid-Chloride Reactors
  10. Dynamics and Control of Liquid-Halide Reactors
  11. Fluoride Reactor Reprocessing
  12. Chloride Reactor Reprocessing
  13. Instrumentation and Measurement of Liquid-Halide Reactors
  14. Resource Requirements for Liquid-Halide Reactors
  15. Licensing Issues for Liquid-Halide Reactors
  16. Halide Reactor Applications
  17. Deployment Options
  18. Nuclear Proliferation Issues
  19. Waste Generation, Disposal, and Decommissioning Issues

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