CVŘ material experts awarded the highest prize at Nanobrücken 2018 meeting

Experts in the field of nanoindentation material testing were hosted at Erlangen-Nürnberg University on February 20.-22. for Nanobrücken 2018: „Nanomechanical testing“ conference.  Representatives of the Research Centre Řež’s workgroup Material Structures have presented the results from high temperature nanoindentation of

First milestone achieved: The FHR SMR conceptual design presented to the public

The UJV Group presented at the SMR conference in Prague on February 15 2018 results of the small modular reactor conceptual design project lead by the daughter company, Research Centre Řež. Under the brand name Energy Well, the new concept

Our experience helps to build SMR in Argentina

As a part of the project „Enhancing Nuclear Power Plant Life Management and Safety Culture Practices“ under the support of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) we hosted two experts from the Argentinian Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica. The training

The cooling water for reactors is produced by using the reverse osmosis

The production of the cooling water for both our reactors, LVR-15 and LR-0, has been being provided by the demineralization station for 6 years already. The inlet water with the conductivity of approx. 600 μS/cm is filtered on several stages

First NDT qualification for conventional power plants was implemented in CVŘ

The first qualification of the non-destructive control procedures for conventional power plants was accomplished in the NDT laboratory of the Research Centre Řež in Pilsen. The 3D method for the measurement of the corrosion cavities on the low pressure blades of

CVŘ experts have tried a new methodology for preparing and evaluating the microstructure of thin concrete samples after gamma irradiation

Researchers of the Microscopy department have developed a new methodology for the preparation of thin samples of concrete after gamma irradiation as part of the R4S (Research for SUSEN) project. Basic evaluation of the microstructure of transparent samples with a

Safety is the priority

Research Centre Řež operates two research nuclear reactors, the safety of their operation has always been, and will be a clear priority. Part of the ongoing development in this area are meetings under the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). In

Let 2018 be the year full of invention and success

In SUSEN Diagnostic centre we analyse materials for Gen IV nuclear reactors which were tested in extreme conditions

The scanning electron microscope located in CVŘ Diagnostic centre is used for the fabrication of thin specimens suitable for analysis on the transmission electron microscope (TEM). The specimens, made by using the focused ion beam (FIB lamellas) in the chamber

Ambassador of Japan on his visit in Řež

H.E. Kaoru Shimazaki, the ambassador of Japan, was interested in cooperation between ÚJV Řež and the Research Centre Řež with his country during his visit in Řež. The presence of the Head of  the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic,