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Heterogeneous Reactors and Wigner-Seitz Cells

  • Bahman Zohuri
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Abstract

When deterministic neutron transport methods are applied to lattice or whole-core problems, the multi-group approximation is usually applied to the cross-sectional treatment for the energy domain. Due to the complicated energy behavior of resonance cross sections, the weighting spectrum for collapsing multi-group cross sections is very dependent on energy and space, which becomes a crucial challenge when analyzing a lattice or full-core configuration.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Zohuri
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  1. 1.Galaxy Advanced Engineering, Inc.University of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

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