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In 2022, the first Russian NPP power block running fully on renewable fuel is to be launched


In 2022, the 4th power block of the Beloyarsk NPP with a BN-800 fast-neutron reactor will be the first one in the history of our country to fully switch to uranium- plutonium MOX fuel...


Vladimir Poplavsky: It is Too Early to Compare Lead to Sodium

As far back as in1949, Alexander Ilyich Leypunsky submitted to the Government an internal report in which he stated the fast technology potential in terms of nuclear fuel breeding; afterwards these ideas formed the basis for the concept of fast reactors...

Dmitry Klinov: BFS is being renewed

The task of the BFS retrofitting and upgrading arose in late 2010 as a consequence of the enormous difficulties that we had encountered in renewing the licence to operate our fast critical facilities...

JSC SSC RIAR and Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute signed the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the scientific and technical cooperation

The Memorandum of Understanding provides that both RIAR and KAERI (as the pivotal research institutions in the Russian Federation and in the Republic of Korea, respectively which are engaged in research and development in support of sustainable development of nuclear power industry) will focus t...


Technical Meeting on Design, Manufacturing and Irradiation Behaviour

Christophe Behar: ASTRID will be a demonstrator of innovative options

Steven Kirsch: I do not know anyone who has not come away impressed

Georgy Toshinsky: lead - bismuth is ready for demonstration

Hero of the day

Managing Nuclear Knowledge - A Forward Looking Story

Managing Nuclear Knowledge - A Forward Looking Story

Knowledge management came into existence as a new stream in the distinct area of information management at the beginning of the 90-ies. Many believe that the term "knowledge management" has been invented by the consulting community.



INTERVIEW

William D. Magwood, IV

William D. Magwood, IV
I think our members have understood that one of the biggest issues going forward is making sure that we have a new generation of young people that can take up the work of developing, deploying and operating nuclear facilities in the future.


OPINION

Alexey Lankevich

Alexey Lankevich
Despite the benefits, small modular reactors also have disadvantages. In this paper we want to highlight and explore how SMRs challenge the existing nonproliferation regime. Finally, we draw conclusions from the analysis.


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