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Molten salt irradiation test completed at Petten

18 september 2019

An irradiation test on molten nuclear fuel salts inside the High Flux Reactor has been completed at Petten in the Netherlands. The results will yield new data on the safe operation of molten salt reactors.

Bron: World Nuclear News
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