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CNNC is developing the miniaturized lead-bismuth fast reactors

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 27.11.2019

The Chinese CNNC corporation is developing the miniaturized lead-bismuth fast reactors.

The current state and prospects of the lead-bismuth reactors were discussed on the public channel of the WeChat network dedicated to science and technology.

The invited Chinese experts said that CNNC plans to build a low-power research reactor with a lead-bismuth coolant during the XIV five-year plan (2020-2025).

On October 9, 2019, the Chinese zero-power Qimingxing III critical assembly has reached the critical state for the first time.

Topics: Asia, China, Lead-Bismuth

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