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Renowned scientist Nageshwara Rao Guntur appointed as Chairperson of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) for the period of 3 years. Guntur is the chairman at Project Design Safety Committee, Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) and former distinguished scientist Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL). The mission of AERB is to ensure that the ..
Topics: Atomic Energy Regulatory Board • BHAVINI • Breeder reactor • Energy • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear Power • Nuclear Power Corporation of India • Nuclear Power in India • Nuclear technology • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor • Science and technology in India • Shivram Bhoje
The 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018) has started in Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat on October 22. The 3-day event is organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and hosted by the Department of Atomic Energy and Gandhinagar-based Institute of Plasma Research. The purpose of the Conference to serve as a platform for sharing ..
Topics: Department of Atomic Energy • Fusion power • Fusion reactors • Gandhi Nagar • Institute for Plasma Research • International Atomic Energy Agency • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear technology • Plasma physics • Science and technology in India
India’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) prototype fast breeder reactor is located in Tamil Nadu
India’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) prototype fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu is expected to achieve criticality in 2019. This was stated by Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, at the 62th General Conference of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, on 19th September 2018. ..
Topics: BHAVINI • Breeder reactor • Department of Atomic Energy • FBR-600 • Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear reactors • Nuclear technology • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor • Science and technology in India • Sekhar Basu • Shivram Bhoje • Tamil Nadu
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Trombay has recommissioned India’s oldest nuclear research reactor named ‘Apsara’, which was shut down permanently in 2009 for repair. The refurbished version of this reactor has been named as ‘Apsara-upgraded’ (Apsara-U) and also has double capacity compared to its earlier version. It is located within India’s nuclear weapons facility at ..
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has recently re-commissioned an upgraded version of nuclear research reactor ‘Apsara-U’ with a higher capacity, which was shut down permanently in 2009 for revamp. The indigenously made reactor ‘Apsara-U’ uses plate type dispersion fuel elements made of Low Enriched Uranium (LEU). By virtue of higher neutron flux, this reactor ..
Topics: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre • Energy conversion • Energy technology • Enriched uranium • Nuclear fuels • Nuclear physics • Nuclear reactors • Nuclear reprocessing • Nuclear technology • Pakistan Atomic Research Reactor • Pool-type reactor • Thorium-based nuclear power