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atomic pile

[ə′täm·ik ′pīl]
(nucleonics)
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According to Qian Tianlin,General Manager of China Nuclear New Energy Investment, the small-scale nuclear reactor technology has reached a stage at which it can be used on a pilot basis.
Small nuclear reactor technology offers a host of benefits over traditional large reactors--namely, a smeller footprint, scalable design, factory-based construction, portability, and passive safety features.
Bill Gates goes nuclear According to a report published in the Nikkei economic daily Bill Gates is set to team up with Toshiba with a view to developing Travelling-Wave Nuclear Reactor technology.
VILNIUS -- Korea is promoting its nuclear reactor technology for export to Lithuania, reports news agency ELTA.
The Westinghouse deal highlighted China's need for foreign help in improving its domestic nuclear reactor technology.
In 1986, Britain's respected The Economist declared that nuclear reactor technology was "as safe as a chocolate factory.
And now Bush wants to speed up permission to build new plants, to extend taxpayer coverage to the nuclear industry for nuclear accidents (the public is the industry's major insurance company) that expires in 2002, and to apparently throw public money into research for a controversial nuclear reactor technology (the pebble-bed reactor) that could use the nation's radioactive waste stockpile as fuel.
National Laboratory (630-252-2000) and Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls (208-526-0430), were designated as lead laboratories for nuclear reactor technology by the Dept.
Hitachi and Toshiba, which share nuclear reactor technology developed by GE, are seeking to enhance competitiveness in the nuclear plant market by cooperating with the U.
The acquisition of American nuclear reactor technology will make BNFL, previously a fuel specialist, a direct competitor, a threat made all the more formidable by the fact that Siemens, Framatome's partner since 1989 in the development the EPR, has struck a cooperation agreement with BNFL.
The VVER nuclear reactor technology offered today by ROSATOM is also one of the most referenced in the world, with 56 units operating successfully all over the world, including 38 in 11 countries outside Russia.
Though it was initially projected to require until 2025 before the BNPP could be operated again, a recent study by a Korean supplier of nuclear reactor technology has concluded that the plant could be up and running in 5 years' time (by 2015) and several local government officials have offered areas in other provinces to host more reactors that can provide them with cheaper and more reliable electricity.

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