SCK•CEN’s renowned BR2 Materials Testing Reactor and its irradiation rigs, research facilities and instruments dedicated to Light Water Reactor fuel research are described in this document. In addition to a technically orientated overview of the most important equipment, some recent irradiation projects are outlined briefly and the direction of future technical developments is also presented. The purpose of this document is to provide a good illustration of the utility and broad applicability of the BR2 Materials Test Reactor in modern nuclear fuel research.
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|Published - 1 Aug 2006
|Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie