Guest Editorial

8th International Symposium on Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors

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Thomas Schulenberg

Associate Editor of the ASME J. NERS, Member of the Steering Committee of the ISSCWR-8, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

1Corresponding author.

ASME doi:10.1115/1.4037556 History: Received July 18, 2017; Revised July 31, 2017


This special issue of the Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science comprises selected papers from the 8th International Symposium on Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors (ISSCWR8), held from March 13 to 15, 2017, in the Celebrity City Hotel, Chengdu, China, 17 years after the first International Symposium was held on this topic in Tokyo, Japan. Like in former years, the International Symposium attracted again more than 90 participants from nuclear industry, research centers and universities mainly from China, Canada, Europe, South Korea, Japan and Russia. Within three days, around 90 presentations were given on design, safety issues, materials, thermal-hydraulics and qualification tests of this Generation IV nuclear energy system, providing a worldwide forum for information exchange on innovative nuclear research and technologies.

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