SCWR 11th IEM
14-16 March 2016, Chengdu, China
The 11th Generation IV International Forum (GIF) Supercritical-water-cooled reactor system (SCWR) Information Exchange Meeting (IEM) took place in Chengdu, China, on 14-16 March 2016. It was organised by the GIF SCWR System Steering Committee (SSC) in co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and was hosted by the Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC). Over 75 participants attended this IEM and presentations were delivered by GIF member countries, the IAEA and Chinese research institutes involved in SCWR research, such as the leading institute NPIC, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Science & Technology Beijing and the China Institute of Atomic Energy. The meeting covered SCWR designs and technologies, materials and chemistry, thermal-hydraulics, fuel and safety and control systems. The IEM preceded the GIF SCWR Project Management Board (PMB) and SSC meetings. Representatives from Canada, China, Euratom, and the Russian Federation discussed on-going R&D activities and updated the Materials & Chemistry and the Thermal-Hydraulics & Safety Project Plans at these meetings.