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Traveling wave reactor

Traveling wave reactor

A traveling-wave reactor (TWR) is a proposed type of nuclear fission reactor that can convert fertile material into usable fuel through nuclear transmutation, in tandem with the burnup of fissile material.

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A New Class of Nuclear Reactor

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Jumpstarting Advanced Reactors

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TerraPower, LLC traveling wave reactor development program overview

Pavel Hejzlar, Robert Petroski, Jesse Cheatham, Nick Touran, Michael Cohen, Bao Truong, Ryan Latta, Mark Werner, Tom Burke, Jay Tandy, Mike Garrett, Brian Johnson, Tyler Ellis, Jon McWhirter, Ash Odedra, Pat Schweiger, Doug Adkisson, John Gilleland

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2013

TWR Technology: Preparing Nuclear Energy for Global Growth

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TerraPower

Chris Levesque

Washington

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