Research and isotope producing reactors

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SM-3

 

Role of NIKIET in development of research reactors

27 research reactors had been constructed in Russia and abroad under design of NIKIET. NIKIET is the Chief Designer of all 100 MW research reactors in Russia (SM-3, MIR, PIK), unique IBR-2 fast reactor and future multifunctional MBIR reactor.

 

 

MIR-M1 reactor

MIR-M1 reactor

3D model of IBR-2М reactor

3D model of IBR-2М reactor

3D model of PIK reactor

3D model of PIK reactor

Site of PIK reactor

Site of PIK reactor

 


Prospective designs 

Development of new fuel assemblies for research reactors operated abroad  

 


 

Multifunctional fast research reactor MBIR

Planned date of commissioning – 2019

Thermal power – 150 MW

Scheme of reactor heat removal – double-loop three circuit scheme

Fuel – mixed uranium-plutonium oxides

Designed lifetime – up to 50 years

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3-D MBIR model:

1 – horizontal experimental channel; 2 – primary pipelines; 3 – vertical experimental channels; 4 – rotary plug drives; 5 – large loop channel; 6 – reloading mechanism; 7 – CPS rod drives; 8 – experimental channel; 9 – rotary plugs; 10 – vessel with a safeguard shroud; 11 – fuel assembly; 12 – side reflector; 13 – in-reactor storage

 

Chief Designer: NIKIET