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Explain why,in a nuclear reactor,the chain reaction stops if the controls rods are fully inserted into the graphite?

Explain why,in a nuclear reactor,the chain reaction stops if the controls rods are fully inserted into the graphite?

Grade:12

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Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10335 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

The control rods absorb all the neutrons, stopping the nuclear chain reaction.

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