Some articles on fuel:
... There are several challenges to the application of thorium as a nuclear fuel, particularly for solid fuel reactors Unlike uranium, natural thorium contains no fissile isotopes fissile material, generally 233U ... necessary to make thorium-dioxide fuel, complicates fuel fabrication ... Oak Ridge National Laboratory experimented with thorium tetrafluoride as fuel in a molten salt reactor from 1964–1969, which was far easier to both process and separate from contaminants that slow or stop ...
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