why heavy water is used as a mediator in nuclear reactor.
Asked by | 25th Sep, 2008, 12:01: AM
Heavy water is used as a moderator because its mass is nearest to that of a neutron and it has negligible chances for neutron absorption.
Answered by | 25th Sep, 2008, 12:25: AM
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