linear accelerator-regenerator reactor

linear accelerator-regenerator reactor

[′lin·ē·ər ik′sel·ə‚rād·ər rē′jen·ə‚rād·ər rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A device in which neutrons, generated by stopping a high-energy proton beam from a linear accelerator, irradiate nuclear fuel to bring it to a level of reactivity where it can be used in place in a conventional power reactor. Abbreviated LARR.
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