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Dr. Satyen Baindur

Generation IV Reactor Technologies Links and Resources

   I have worked on safety and materials issues relating to three major interlinked thematic areas: the Supercritical Water-cooled Reactor (SCWR); the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR), and Nuclear Hydrogen Production (NHP). In addition, I have also worked on similar issues related to Fusion (which some have called a Generation V technology). Below you will find links to my published work in these areas, as well as to resources in the wider webspace.


My Papers on SCWR, VHTR, NHP and Fusion
SCWR Safety Issues
Generation IV Safety Issues
Nuclear Hydrogen Production Links
Generation-IV Reactor Materials Conferences

My Papers and Presentations on Generation-IV SCWR, VHTR, NHP and Fusion

Supercritical Water-cooled Reactor (SCWR) Safety Issues

Presentation on Status of SCWR Safety and Thermalhydraulics Research, GIF Symposium 2009

Generation-IV Reactor Safety Issues

Gen-IV International Forum Risk and Safety Working Group (GIF RSWG)Terms of Reference

Presentation on GIF RSWG Perspectives, Accomplishments and Activities

Basis for the Safety Approach for Design Assessment of Gen-IV Nuclear Systems

An Integrated Safety Assessment Methodology (ISAM) for Generation IV Nuclear Systems (version June 2011)

Proceedings of the GIF Symposium, Paris, September 2009

Multinational Design Evaluation Group 2009 Annual Report - See esp. Section 4.4 p.13

Design & Evaluation Methods for Generation-IV Reactor Systems

Generation IV International Forum Crosscutting Risk & Safety R&D Scope Report

Generation IV International Forum Horizontal Work: Risk & Safety

SARGEN IV - Safety Assessment for Reactors of Gen IV

Generation IV Nuclear Program Links

NSERC/NRCan-AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Program

Generation IV International Forum

Generation IV Technology Roadmap - Idaho National Energy Laboratory

Generation IV Nuclear Energy Concepts - USDOE Idaho National Laboratory

Advanced Reactor Systems and Safety Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Nuclear Hydrogen Production Links

HYTHEC - Hydrogen Thermochemical Cycles - European Collaboration

International Journal of Nuclear Hydrogen Production and Applications


Generation IV Reactor Materials Conferences

  • Nuclear Materials Conference 2010 (NuMat2010) Karlsruhe, Germany, 4-7 October 2010.

  • 2nd International Workshop - Structural Materials for Innovative Nuclear Systems SMINS-2, Daejon, Republic of Korea, 31 August - 3 September 2010.

  • Characterization of Advanced Materials under Extreme Environments for Next Generation Energy Systems, Brookhaven National Laboratory Sep 25-26, 2009

  • USDOE FY 2010 Nuclear Energy University Programs Workshop, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 13-14 2009

  • USDOE Science-Based Nuclear Energy Systems Enabled by Advanced Modeling and Simulation at the Extreme Scale, May 11-12, 2009, Washington DC

  • Workshop for Science Applications of a Triple Beam Capability for Advanced Nuclear Energy Materials, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, April 6-7, 2009

  • OECD-NEA-IAEA Workshop on Structural Materials for Innovative Nuclear Systems (SMINS), Karlsruhe, Germany June 4-6 2007.

  • NATO Advanced Study Institute on Materials for Generation-IV Nuclear Reactors MATGEN-IV, September 24 - October 6 2007, Cargese, Corsica, France.