JHR Overview

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JHR will be a 100 MWth light water MTR optimised for fuel and material testing. In summary, the capabilities of the JHR will include the following:

  • Fuel testing under nominal, off-normal and accident (eg loss of coolant accident) conditions

  • Material testing under high dpa and controlled thermal gradients

  • Pressure vessel steel testing

  • Corrosion and stress corrosion cracking testing

  • High temperature materials testing

  • Gen II, III, III+ and IV fuel and material types

  • Supply of medical isotopes

     

 

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