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Publications

On the dimensions required for a molten salt zero power reactor operating on chloride salts. Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11(15).  A. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Atkinson, S., Litskevich, D., & Cartland-Glover, G. (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/app11156673

Innovative investigation of reflector options for the control of a chloride-based molten salt zero-power reactor. Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11(15).   B. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Atkinson, S., Litskevich, D., & Cartland-Glover, G. (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/app11156795

Evaluating reactivity control options for a chloride salt-based molten salt zero-power reactor. Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11(16). C. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Atkinson, S., Litskevich, D., & Cartland-Glover, G. (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/app11167447 

Defining the Challenges—Identifying the Key Poisoning Elements to Be Separated in a Future Integrated Molten Salt Fast Reactor Clean-Up System for iMAGINE. Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 12. D. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Litskevich, D., Drurdy, M., Noori-Kalkhoran, O., Cartland-Glover, G., Petit, L., Rolfo, S., Elliot, J. P., & Mount, A. R. (2022). https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/12/9/4124

A HELIOS-Based Dynamic Salt Clean-Up Study for iMAGINE. Applied Sciences (Switzerland). E. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Litskevich, D., Noori-kalkhoran, O., & Cartland-glover, G. (2022). , 12. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/app12178748 

A First Step towards Zero Nuclear Waste—Advanced Strategic Thinking in Light of iMAGINE. Energies, 15(19). F. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Litskevich, D., Patel, M., Noori-kalkhoran, O., Cartland-Glover, G., Efremova, O., Bankhead, M., & Degueldre, C. (2022).  https://doi.org/10.3390/en15197209 

A HELIOS-Based Dynamic Salt Clean-Up Study Analysing the Effects of a Plutonium-Based Initial Core for iMAGINE. Energies, 15(24). G. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Litskevich, D., Noori-kalkhoran, O., Jain, L., & Cartland-Glover, G. (2022). https://doi.org/10.3390/en15249638 

iMAGINE—Visions, Missions, and Steps for Successfully Delivering the Nuclear System of the 21st Century. H. Merk, B., Litskevich, D., Detkina, A., Noori-kalkhoran, O., Jain, L., Derrer-merk, E., Aflyatunova, D., & Cartland-glover, G. (2023). https://doi.org/10.3390/en16073120

NewWaste Management Options Created by iMAGINE through Direct Operation on Spent Nuclear Fuel Feed. I. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Noori-kalkhoran, O., Jain, L., Litskevich, D., & Cartland-glover, G. (2023). https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/16/21/7420 

The UK’s nuclear energy future: should we ask for a more sustainable long-term approach? Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place. University of Liverpool, 2.  Merk, B. (2022). 

Innovative investigation of reflector options for the control of a chloride-based molten salt zero-power reactor. K. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Atkinson, S., Litskevich, D., & Cartland-Glover, G. (2021). https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202106.0559/v1 

A first step to Zero Waste Nuclear – advanced strategic thinking in the light of iMAGINE. Energies.  L. Merk, B., Detkina, A., Litskevich, D., Patel, M., Noori-Kalkhoran, O., Cartland-Glover, G., Efremova, O. A., Bankhead, M., & Degueldre, C. (2022). https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/15/19/7209

New waste management options created by iMAGINE through direct operation on SNF feed. M. Merk, B., Detkina, A. Noori-kalkhoran, O., Jain, L., Litskevich, D., & Cartland-Glover, G. (2023). https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202307.1637/v1 

 Zero power experiment for molten salt reactor - code verification and validation request. United States: ANS – American Nuclear Society.  N. Detkina, A., Litskevich, D., Drury, M., & Merk, B. (2022). Zero power experiment for molten salt reactor - code verification and validation request. United States: ANS – American Nuclear Society. https://www.ans.org/pubs/proceedings/article-51084/ 

On the Employment of a Chloride or Fluoride Salt Fuel System in Advanced Molten Salt Reactors, Part 1: Thermophysical Properties and Core Criticality. O. Noori-kalkhoran, O.; Litskevich, D.; Detkina, A.; Jain, L.; Cartland-Glover, G.; Merk, B. Energies 2022, 15, 8865. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15238865 

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