New experimental reactor starts up

29 December 2001

China’s HTR-10, an experimnetal high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR), achieved criticality just before Christmas. It is located at the Tsinghua University in Beijing, and is a key project in China’s R&D programme to develop a modular HTGR similar to Eskom’s Pebble Bed Reactor.

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