Science towards sustainability
MYRRHA, Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications.
The Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN) is actively working on designing and building this multifunctional research installation in Mol. MYRRHA is the very first prototype in the world of a nuclear reactor, driven by a particle accelerator with a significant thermal output. Discover what MYRRHA is all about and how you can contribute to this future-oriented challenge.
It is vitally important to ensure that an innovative research installation can be operated safely. MYRRHA's Accelerator Driven System has two major advantages:
Our world is seriously in need of medical radioisotopes for diagnosing and treating a number of diseases, such as cancer:
MYRRHA is designed to to take over and extend the role of an existing reactor that is playing a major role in international research.
Would you like to be part of making this innovative and challenging research installation a reality? We need bright people with a scientific, operational and international background who are full of enthusiasm and who believe in the future of what we are doing. Join the MYRRHA team!
Fernandez, R., De Bruyn, D., Baeten, P. & Aït Abderrahim, H.
The evolution of the primary system design of the MYRRHA facility.
FR17 - IAEA International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles: Next Generation Nuclear Systems for Sustainable Development, Yekaterinburg (Russie), June 2017, IAEA-CN245-358 (2017).
De Bruyn, D., Aït Abderrahim, H., Baeten, P. & Verpoorten, J.
The Belgian MYRRHA ADS project: recent developments and future perspectives.
10th annual International Conference on Sustainable Development through Nuclear Research and Education (NUCLEAR-2017) Pitesti (Roumanie), May 2017. Journal of Nuclear Research and Development, Vol. 14, December 2017, 3-8.