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Liquid thorium reactor. Computer illustration showing the various stages and processes inside a liquid thorium reactor. A liquid fluoride thorium reactor (LFTR) is a type of thermal breeder reactor, a nuclear reactor capable of generating more fissile material than it consumes, that uses thorium as its fuel source.
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