SCK•CEN: Your partner in fuel research - Fuel irradiation testing in BR2 and related R&D: Present and future capabilities

Philippe Gouat, Ludo Vermeeren, Marc Verwerft, Marcel Wéber, Philippe Benoit, Bart Van Helden, Jean Dekeyser, Andrew Dobney, Henry Blowfield

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSCK CEN
    Number of pages36
    StatePublished - 1 Aug 2006

    Publication series

    NameSCK•CEN Reports
    PublisherStudiecentrum voor Kernenergie

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