experimental reactor

experimental reactor

[ik‚sper·ə′ment·əl rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A reactor to test the design of a new reactor concept.
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The Helmholtz Centre Berlin intends to Berlin Experimental Reactor II (BER II) decommission and dismantle.
12] times that for fusion necessitates redesign of International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor ITER,"* three physicists from California Science and Engineering Corp.
VIENNA - The International Atomic Energy Agency adopted Friday a resolution denouncing North Korea's nuclear test in February and calling on the country to stop all activities at its nuclear facilities including the Yongbyon experimental reactor, after recent reports suggesting a restart of operation.
Data feed from the off-line Monju experimental reactor in Fukui Prefecture for the Emergency Response Support System has been halted since early Monday, the Nuclear Regulation Authority said, suspecting the fiber optic cable was severed or damaged after a landslide.
The project is set to receive the first of about one million components for its experimental reactor.
Senate today sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an investigation of the cost and feasibility of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) and its effect on U.
BOILING REACTOR WILL MAKE SUPERHEATED STEAM--An Argonne National Laboratory experimental reactor achieved criticality for the first time Feb.
As part of the architect engineer consortium, Atkins is already providing full multidisciplinary design services for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project in France.
Diversified Japanese manufacturer Toshiba Corporation (tokyo:6502) announced the conclusion of a contract with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) for the manufacture of toroidal field coils for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) being constructed in Cadarache, France.
Furthermore, the Committee directed that cuts the President proposed to the domestic fusion effort in order to provide funding for construction of the International Themonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) be restored to the domestic program.
But the prototype was shut down without the commercial-use prospects for the advanced thermal reactor technologies as a project to build the next-stage experimental reactor in Aomori Prefecture was revoked in 1995 due to high costs.
Nuclear energy experts have said the reason North Korea was able to reactivate its experimental reactor only about two months after breaking the seals was that it was conducting maintenance work on the facilities even after their operations were frozen under the Agreed Framework.

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