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A nuclear reactor using mainly slow neutrons.
- So when the Unit 4 power plant operators stalled their low and slow reactor, it exploded and burned.
- For a slow reactor, the fuel can be any of the above, with graphite serving as the moderator.
- The nuclear reactions in modern slow reactors have a negative temperature coefficient.
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