The Next Step in Nuclear Energy: The LFTR Design

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Leingang, Andrew
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This presentation will introduce the potential of a Thorium Reactor. It will include a brief history of nuclear chemistry, some fundamentals of the science behind it, and a description of how power is generated in a nuclear reactor. However, its main focus will be on examining the feasibility and potential of a LFTR (Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor), the advantages of implementing it, and what problems are associated with its use.