lead-bismuth-cooled reactor

lead-bismuth-cooled reactor

[¦led¦biz·məth ‚küld rē‚ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A nuclear reactor that uses a molten lead-bismuth alloy as the coolant.
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The Hyperion lead-bismuth-cooled reactors are unlikely to live up to the advertised low cost (just one-third to one-fifth of the pre-Fukushima cost per kilowatt of a large reactor).