converter reactor

converter reactor

n
(Nuclear Physics) a nuclear reactor for converting one fuel into another, esp one that transforms fertile material into fissionable material. Compare breeder reactor
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The Japan Atomic Energy Agency said Thursday it will postpone the planned decommissioning of the prototype advanced converter reactor Fugen in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, for five years until fiscal 2033.
To support the activated carbon thermal process operation, the facility features equipment acquired at a cost of over $14 million (exclusive of shipping and installation costs), including a 40-foot Bartlett-Snow Rotary Calciner and a 2,000 gallon Alstom Power Char Converter Reactor.
To melt dried concentrate further it is fed to converter reactor.