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Nuclear—Pass the salt

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a salt purification lab to study the viability of using liquid salt that contains lithium fluoride and beryllium fluoride, known as FLiBe, to cool molten salt reactors, or MSRs. Multiple American companies developing advanced reactor technologies are considering FLiBe—the coolant for the lab’s famed Molten Salt Reactor Experiment—as a reactor coolant or as part of the fueled salt within their designs. Continue Reading.


Group Leader, Energy Systems Development Group, Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Division
Kevin R Robb