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The High Flux Reactor (HFR) is a 45 MW multi-purpose materials testing reactor of the tank-in-pool type, cooled and moderated by light water and operated with highly enriched uranium as fuel. This paper discusses the operation of HFR (Petten) under the following headings: (i) characteristics; (ii) maintenance, refurbishment and upgrading; (iii) history, funding and organisational structure; (iv) past and present utilisation; (v) prospects for the future.

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Authors: AHLF J, JRC Petten (NL)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Interregional Seminar on Research Reactor Centres - Future Prospects, Budapest (HU), November 22-26, 1993
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 38076 ORA
Record Number: 199410096 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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