Laboratory for Reactor Materials

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Last Updated: April 23, 2014
Other Name: N/A
Location: Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinča
Subordinate To: Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinča
Size: Laboratory scale
Facility Status: N/A

In 1962, this laboratory was established to produce fuel elements for the RA research reactor. It conducted research on uranium oxide fuel fabrication technology. [1] In collaboration with the Energy Commission of Czechoslovakia, the laboratory developed the capability to fabricate uranium oxide fuel elements for the RA Research Reactor. [2]

Sources:
[1] "Energy and research trends in Yugoslavia," Nuclear Engineering International (NEI), September 1971, p. 772.
[2] Andrew Koch, "Yugoslavia's Nuclear Legacy: Should We Worry?" The Nonproliferation Review, Spring/Summer 1997, www.nonproliferation.org.

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