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* Number of neutrons per fission ("nu-bar", <span style="text-decoration: overline">ν</span>) is a function of the particular breakup / fission fragments
* Number of neutrons per fission ("nu-bar", <span style="text-decoration: overline">ν</span>) is a function of the particular breakup / fission fragments
** ...but can be averaged over inputs. In general, plutonium generates more neutrons than uranium, though <sup>233</sup>U's not bad.
** ...but can be averaged over inputs. In general, plutonium generates more neutrons than uranium, though <sup>233</sup>U's not bad.
** "[[File:Montecarlofission.pdf|Monte Carlo Approach to Sequential Neutron Emission from Fission Fragments]], LANL 2005
** "[[:File:Montecarlofission.pdf|Monte Carlo Approach to Sequential Neutron Emission from Fission Fragments]]", LANL 2005
===Reactor Physics/Fuel Cycle===
===Reactor Physics/Fuel Cycle===
* Natural materials available:
* Natural materials available: