Recent progress and perspectives in the Belgian MYRRHA ADS programme

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Recent progress and perspectives in the Belgian MYRRHA ADS programme. / De Bruyn, Didier; Aït Abderrahim, Hamid; Schyns, Marc.

RRFM 2019 - European research reactor conference. 2019.

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De Bruyn, D, Aït Abderrahim, H & Schyns, M 2019, Recent progress and perspectives in the Belgian MYRRHA ADS programme. in RRFM 2019 - European research reactor conference. European Research Reactor Conference, 2019-03-24.

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title = "Recent progress and perspectives in the Belgian MYRRHA ADS programme",
abstract = "Once started as a small irradiation facility, the purpose of the MYRRHA programme is to demonstrate the ADS concept at pre-industrial scale, to demonstrate transmutation and to serve as a flexible and multipurpose irradiation facility. Since the beginning of MYRRHA in 1998, SCK•CEN has launched a strong R&D support programme to address the main design challenges, in particular those related to the use of liquid Lead-Bismuth Eutectic (LBE) as reactor coolant and spallation target. In September 2018, the Belgian government has approved the whole budget proposal for the construction of a first installation and its operation until 2038. In this paper, we describe the present status of the MYRRHA programme and the perspectives for implementation on through a first infrastructure in 2026 to the full MYRRHA operation in 2036.",
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