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fast reactor

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(General Physics) a nuclear reactor using little or no moderator, fission being caused by fast neutrons
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Noun1.fast reactor - nuclear reactor in which nuclear fissions are caused by fast neutrons because little or no moderator is used
nuclear reactor, reactor - (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
thermal reactor - a nuclear reactor in which nuclear fissions are caused by neutrons that are slowed down by a moderator
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Translations
réacteur à neutrons rapides
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Dounreay near Thurso was for more than 50 years the site of Britain's former centre of nuclear fast reactor research and development.
Once the UK's centre of fast reactor research, Dounreay is now aiming to be recognised globally for decommissioning excellence.
Recently, China Institute of Atomic Energy (hereinafter referred to as CIAE) and Dongfang Electric Corporation (hereinafter referred to as DEC) signed the Joint Engineering and Procurement Contract for Four Main Heat Exchangers of the CFR600 Demonstration Fast Reactor Project, marking the developing of the four main heat exchangers for CFR600 Demonstration Fast Reactor Project has shifted from the R&D stage to the detailed engineering stage.
[ClickPress, Tue Mar 19 2019] A publication titled, "Global Nuclear Reactor Construction Market Size 2017, Segmentation By Service Type (Equipment, Installation), By Reactor Type (Pressurized Water, Pressurized Heavy Water, Light Water Graphite, Gas Cooled, Fast Reactor, Boiling Water), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, MEA) and Forecast to 2025" has recently been added to the Adroit Market Research repository.
The package consists of four deals and envisages the construction of four Gen 3+ VVER-1200 units (at the Xudabao and Tianwan sites), cooperation in the CFR-600 fast reactor pilot project, and supply of the RITEG (Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator) parts for China's lunar exploration programme.
The package consists of 4 deals and envisages the construction of 4 Gen 3+ VVER-1200 units (at the Xudabao and Tianwan sites), cooperation in the CFR-600 fast reactor pilot project, and supply of the RITEG (Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator) parts for China's lunar exploration programme.
Other projects include the dismantling of three nuclear reactors, the demolition of the Dounreay Fast Reactor's landmark Golf Ball, also known as the Dome, and landscaping works.
25 (Petra)-- A Jordanian PhD student of National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) conducted a unique experiment for new method of nondestructive testing at the pulsed fast reactor IBR-2 in Dubna city, Russia.
Workers at Dounreay, near Thurso, in Caithness, had to take samples of metal from holes drilled into the base of the Prototype Fast Reactor (PFR).

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