Hydrogenic materials are used as moderators in nuclear reactors.Why

Asked by Anshul Kansal | 25th Sep, 2011, 09:22: AM

Expert Answer:

Hydrogenic substances like heavy water (deuterium) is about 11% denser than normal water; hence it is used as moderator in nuclear reactors.

Answered by  | 30th Sep, 2011, 12:12: PM

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