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Training reactor

The pool-type nuclear reactor of the university is in operation since 1971. The core is built of EK-10 fuel assemblies with 10% enrichment. The maximum thermal power is 100 kW, the maximum thermal neutron flux is 2.7•1012 n/cm2s. The main purpose of the facility is to support education in nuclear engineering and physics; however, extensive research work is carried out as well. Neutron and gamma irradiation can be performed using 20 vertical irradiation channels, 5 horizontal beam tubes, two pneumatic rabbit systems and a large irradiation tunnel. The facility has physical and radiochemical laboratories and a hot cell too.