Benchmarking the new ENDF/B-VIII.0 nuclear data library for the first core of Indonesian multipurpose research reactor (RSG GAS)
1 University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2 National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN), Indonesia
3 Tokyo City University, Japan
4 Nippon Advanced Information Service (NAIS Co., Inc.), Japan
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Published online: 30 September 2020
The Indonesian Multipurpose Research Reactor namely Reaktor Serba Guna G.A. Siwabessy (RSG GAS) is a 30 MWth (max.) pool-type reactor loaded with plate-type low-enriched uranium fuel, using light water as coolant and moderator, and beryllium as reflector. The benchmark of the 1st criticality core of RSG GAS using different nuclear data libraries such as JENDL-4.0, JENDL-3.3, ENDF/B-VII.0, and JEFF-3.1 have been performed in the previous work and compared with the experiment result. In this work, the newly released ENDF/B-VIII.0 neutron reaction and thermal neutron scattering libraries will be used and the important neu-tronics parameters such as multiplication factor, kinetics parameters, and fission reaction rate will be calculated using Monte Carlo code MCNP6.2 and compared against the previous work and the experiment result.
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