Reactor Material Science. Testing Methods of Reactor Materials and Components.

Research Areas

  • Development of equipment and methods for post-irradiation examinations.
  • Investigations of the performance of all-types NPPs components.
  • Investigations of the effect of reactor irradiation on changes in properties of fuel compositions, structural and different functional materials.
  • Development of SNF handling technologies regarding reactors of various types, development of equipment and research to simulate the SNF long-term storage conditions.
  • Development and fabrication of experimental irradiation rigs, target-accumulators and other items.
  • Materials testing aspects of reactors life extension.
  • Refabrication of irradiated fuel rods and their instrumentation with detectors for instrumental tests in the research reactors.