Multi-Application Reactors

Kodochigov, Nikolay G.
September 2005
Nuclear Plant Journal;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p38
Trade Publication
Presents an interview with Nikolay G. Kodochigov, chief designer of I.I. Afrikantov OKB Mechanical Engineering (OKBM) in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Efforts of OKBM to use nuclear energy in applications other than power production; Technical enhancements made in new reactor designs to reduce probability of accidents and to mitigate its consequences; Passive safety systems included in current design to make advanced reactors safer and user-friendly; Contribution of OKBM to Generation IV reactors; Schedule for the industry to see some tangible results.


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