- ThorCon, the Do-able Molten Salt Reactor
- Probably, the most succinct description of ThorCon philosophy and design. It can be downloaded as a PDF.
- White paper focusing on the Isle packaging of ThorCon. Assumes some technical background.
- ThorCon’s Implementation of Control, Cool and Contain
- Summary of ThorCon’s Resistance to a Release Of Radioactive Material.
- Who will be ThorCon’s EPC Contractor?
- Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors have led recent nuclear plant projects into disasters. How will ThorCon International deliver a nuclear power plant unlike any that has been built before?
- Executive Summary
- A lengthy 2015 document including backup details for much of the information on this web site.
- Using ThorCon to Downgrade Weapons Grade Plutonium
- A cheap, simple way to turn America’s surplus Pu-239 into 40 GW-years of pollution-free, CO2-free electricity
- A Tale of Two Ships
- This document compares the way the Koreans build ships with the way the U.S.Navy builds ships, reaching some surprising conclusions with respect to quality.
- The Nuclear Waste Problem
- This note argues that the nuclear waste probem has an easy, cheap solution: dry cask storage until the high level waste has cooled to the point where this valuable material can be separated economically.
- A Modest Proposal
- This little note argues for the government providing a prototype test location, but with the tenants paying full cost for their use of the facility. This is consistent with the ThorCon philosophy of rigorous fullscale tests then license.
- The Sigmoid No Threshold Radiation Dose Response Model
- This paper argues for an S-shaped dose response model as a qualitatively correct replacement for the Linear No Threshold hypothesis.
Comparison to impossible, popular Wind/Water/Sunshine roadmaps of Stanford Professor Mark Z. Jacobson
Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors
An older paper which predates ThorCon but offers valuable background on molten salt. ThorCon does not implement some of the ideas suggested in this paper in the interest of very rapid deployment.
A discussion of the sustainability of ThorCon’s simple fuel cycle.
International Atomic Energy Agency posting in IAEA Advanced Reactor Information System data base
ThorCon Power’s Open Source Heat Exchanger design program. See disclaimer.