pool reactor

pool reactor

[′pül rē‚ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A research nuclear reactor in which the core is suspended in a large pool of water that serves as moderator, reflector, coolant, and radiation shield. Also known as swimming-pool reactor.
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Coqui Pharma s MIPF will use an open pool reactor technology similar to that employed in the INVAP-designed OPAL facility in Australia.
It begins with claims made by Bhabha and Nehru about Apsara -- the much- acclaimed swimming pool reactor -- being an indigenous effort, whereas it was completely based on the design and technical data that Bhabha got from his colleague from Cambridge, Sir John Cockcroft.
The TRIGA HD II is a 250 kW pool reactor designed for medical applications.
Coqui Pharma's MIPF will use an open pool reactor technology similar to that employed in the INVAP-designed OPAL facility in Australia.
We will have to face 500-600 million ordinary people in northern China and tell them that swimming pool reactors are absolutely safe," Cheng told a conference earlier this year.
The head said : "We are able to build pool reactors under supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).