THE NEXT GEN IV WEBINAR:
Next week will take place the next Gen IV webinar on the Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator project (ALFRED).
It will present an overview of ALFRED’s specific design solutions, as well as the safety approach and safety characteristics of the project, touching the most important aspects of the demonstrator. Latest developments will briefly be presented too. The remaining research challenges will then be explained in the light of the present technology and further…
Last Friday, the Belgian federal government announced “the realization of a new large research infrastructure in Belgium: MYRRHA” (Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications). Over the course of the last twenty years, the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, SCK•CEN, has been actively working on designing and building this new multifunctional research installation. It is the very first prototype of a nuclear reactor driven by a particle accelerator in the world.