What is Reinsertion?

Reinsertion meaning The process of returning nuclear fuel that has been irradiated and then removed from a reactor back into a reactor for further irradiation. Reinserted assemblies are assemblies that have been irradiated in a cycle, were not in the core in the prior cycle (cycle N), and which are in the core in the current cycle (cycle N+1).


reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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