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Nuclear Reactors

Argonne maintains a wide-ranging science and technology portfolio that seeks to address complex challenges in interdisciplinary and innovative ways. Below is a list of all articles, highlights, profiles, projects, and organizations related specifically to nuclear reactors.

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  • Low-Energy Accelerator Facility

    A 50 MeV/25 kW electron linear accelerator producing a wide range of radioisotopes for medical, national security, basic science and industrial applications.
  • Reactor Safety and Materials Testing

    Preparing through prediction: Our unique test facilities and advanced computational tools allow for the testing of various reactor materials, systems and components along with prediction of consequences during normal and off-normal reactor events.
  • Irradiated Materials Laboratory

    Conducts research on the behavior of commercial nuclear reactor materials, including fuel cladding, pressure vessels, and other in-reactor components.
  • Environmentally Assisted Cracking Laboratory

    The Environmentally Assisted Cracking (EAC) Laboratory uses four autoclave systems to evaluate the resistance of nuclear reactor structural materials to environmentally assisted cracking in simulated LWR coolant environments.
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering

    The Nuclear Science and Engineering Division advances the design and operation of nuclear energy systems and applies nuclear energy-related expertise to current and emerging programs of national and international significance.
  • Mark A. Williamson

    Mark A. Williamson is responsible for the nuclear chemical engineering programs in Argonne’s Chemical & Fuel Cycle Technologies Division.
  • Yung Y. Liu

    Yung Liu is a Senior Nuclear Engineer who leads the Packaging Certification & Life Cycle Management activities in Argonne’s Decision and Infrastructure Sciences Division.