Vigorous Plans to Develop Advanced Reactors

Yuliang Sun
September 2005
Nuclear Plant Journal;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p26
Trade Publication
Presents an interview with Yuliang Sun, the deputy chief engineer of the Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology and a professor of nuclear engineering at Tsinghua University in China. Efforts of the Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology (INET) to use nuclear energy in applications other than power production; Contribution of INET to the development of generation IV reactors; Schedule for the industry to see some tangible results; Efforts to shorten the construction schedule by implementing modular systems or by reducing on-site and tailor made equipment construction.


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