The MYRRHA Project was started in 1998 by SCK•CEN in collaboration with Ion Beam Applications (IBA, Louvain-la-Neuve), as anupgrade of the ADONIS Project. MYRRHA is designed as a multi-purpose irradiation facility in order to support research programmes on fission and fusion reactor structural materials and nuclear fuel development. Applications of these are found in accelerator-driven systems (ADS) and in present generation as well as in next generation critical reactors. The first objective of MYRRHA, however, will be to demonstrate on one hand the ADS concept at reasonable power level and on the other hand the technological feasibility of the transmutation ofminor actinides (MA) and long-lived fission products (LLFP) arising from the reprocessing ofradioactive waste. MYRRHA will also help the development of the Pb-alloys technology needed for the LFR (lead fast reactor) Generation-IV concept.
|Title of host publication||Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation - Twelfth Information Exchange Meeting (IEMPT12)|
|Place of Publication||Paris, France|
|State||Published - May 2013|
|Event||IEMPT 12 -Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation - Twelfth Information Exchange Meeting - Prague|
Duration: 24 Sep 2012 → 27 Sep 2012
|Conference||IEMPT 12 -Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation - Twelfth Information Exchange Meeting|
|Period||2012-09-24 → 2012-09-27|