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Simplified vision of an accelerator-driven energy amplifier conencted to a national grid.
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Welcome to the Thorium Energy Amplifier Wiki

The ThorEA wiki is a repository for information about thorium energy amplifiers. It is maintained by the Thorium Energy Amplifier (ThorEA) organisation, www.thorea.org

Table of Contents

Thorium

Thorium (Th)
Research and Development (R&D)
Resources
Gamma Rays Aassociated with the Thorium Fuel Cycle
High-Energy γ Rays
Gamma‑Ray Activity in Spent Thorium Fuel
Fuel Storage

Thermal, Epithermal and Fast Neutron Spectra

General Propertie of Key Fissile and Breeder Nuclei
Selected Nuclear Data

Criticality and Reactor Control

Conditions for Criticaility
Negative Doppler Reactivity Feedback
Voiding

Actinide Abundance in the Thorium Fuel Cycle

Plutonium Abundance
Actinide Evolution and Equilibrium in the Thermal and Fast Fuel Cycles
The Role of Protactinium

Proliferation

"Dirty Bombs"
Enriched Thorium?
Man-made Fissile Isotopes
Plutonium

Coolant

Summary of Physical Properties of Typical Coolants
Sodium
Lead
Lead-Bismuth Eutectic (LBE)
Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
Helium (He)
Water (H2O)

Spallation

The Spallation Reaction
Neutron Yield from Spallation
Choices for the Target Material

Accelerators

Requirements
Energy
Beam Currents
Beam Particles
Reliability
Accelerator Technologies
Linear Accelerators
Cyclotrons
Synchrotrons
FFAGs

Economics

Principals of Economic Cost-Benefit Analysis
The Expected Cost of Constructing and Operating ADSRs

Status of the ThorEA Wikia

April 2010

The ThorEA wikia has been created. Information pertaining to all Physical, Engineering, Economic and Social factors associated with Accelerator-Driven Subcritical Reactors (also known as Energy Amplifiers) has begun being uploaded.

StevenjSteer 13:36, April 22, 2010 (UTC)

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