• Materials science research for sodium cooled fast reactors

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    • Keywords


      Nuclear energy; fast breeder reactors; materials science; stainless steels; sodium.

    • Abstract


      The paper gives an insight into basic as well as applied research being carried out at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research for the development of advanced materials for sodium cooled fast reactors towards extending the life of reactors to nearly 100 years and the burnup of fuel to 2,00,000 MWd/t with an objective of providing fast reactor electricity at an affordable and competitive price.

    • Author Affiliations


      Baldev Raj1

      1. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam 603 102, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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