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Different molten salts have been detected in the last years to be used in next generation of power plants, either nuclear or solar. The need of revising the current knowledge about them is justified in these potential uses, as has been discussed in previous works and articles [1-6]. Additionally, some of their properties are being used in different design issues (such as heat-exchange systems or pipe dimension).
This web has been thought to give answer to a common suggestion of multiple researchers and project-developers. The Open Molten Salts Database Initiative (OMOSAI) appears as tool to obtain quick data for the most commonly referred molten salt mixtures in the last years (for energy system proposals), but completely open for future new contributions.

Hence, the open access ideology of the proposed Database is defined in two ways:

Some critically comments and uncertainties are also included in a special section, completely linked from the Database. A space for new multiscale modelling predictions is also to researches working in this area; this kind of studies have emerged as a powerful way to fill some lack of experimental values or scattering data that can be detected for some salt mixtures.

[1] R. Serrano-López et al., Molten Salt Database for energy applications, Chemical Engineering and Processing 73 (2013) 87-102.
[2] O. Benes, C. Cabet, S. Delpech, P. Hosnedl, V. Ignatiév, R. Konings, D. Lecarpen-tier, O. Matal, E. Merle-Lucotte, C. Renault, J. Uhlir, Assessment of Liquid Salts for Innovative Applications (ALISIA). Deliverable (D-50). Review report on liquid salts for various applications, Euratom Research and Training Programme on Nuclear Energy, 2009
[3] O. Benes, R.J.M. Konings, Chapter 3.13 - Molten Salt Reactor Fuel and Coolant, in: Comprehensive Nuclear Materials, Elsevier, Oxford, 2012, pp. 359-389.
[4] M.S. Sohal, M.A. Ebner, P. Sabharwall, P. Sharpe, Engineering Database of Liquid Salt Thermophysical and Thermochemical Properties, INL/EXT-10-18297,Idaho National Laboratory (INL), 2010
[5] Dunn et al., Molten-Salt Power Towers: Newly Commercial Concentrating Solar Storage, Proceedings of the IEEE 100 No. 2, February (2012) 504-515.
[6] J. Fuller, M. Gaune-Escard, in: R.D. Rogers, K.R. Seddon, S. Volkov (Eds.), Green Industrial Applications of Ionic Liquids, Springer, 2003, pp. 275–294.

© Advanced Materials, Nuclear Technology and Applied Nanotechnology Department. University of Burgos.
Authors: Roberto Serrano López, Oscar Tapia Júdez, Irene Canales Fernández, Santiago Cuesta López 2014