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The function of a moderator in a nuclear power plant is to

The function of a moderator in a nuclear power plant is to

Grade:12th pass

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SAHIL
3783 Points
3 years ago
A moderator is a material used in a nuclear reactor to slow down the neutrons produced from fission.Heavy water is used in certain types of nuclear reactors, where it acts as a neutron moderator to slow down neutrons
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Phanindra
226 Points
3 years ago
Moderator is used to slow down the fast moving nuetrons which are produced as a result of nuclear fission...generally nuetrons produced by uranium posses the energy of 2MeV...by usin the moderator this energy is reduced to 0.025eV....
Eg :- Graphite , water , heavy water , etc....

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