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IER 441: Experiments to Measure the Effect of Tantalum on Critical Systems (SNL/ORNL) [Slides]

Ames, David A.; Harms, Gary A.; Lutz, Elijah L.; Chapa, Agapito C.

This presentation provides information on the experiments to measure the effect of Tantalum (Ta) on critical systems. This talk presents details on the Sandia Critical Experiments Program with the Seven Percent Critical Experiment (7uPCX) and the Burnup Credit Critical Experiment (BUCCX). The presentation highlights motivations, experiment design, and evaluations and publications.