Design and development of the AHWR — the Indian thorium fuelled innovative nuclear reactor

@inproceedings{Sinha2006DesignAD,
  title={Design and development of the AHWR — the Indian thorium fuelled innovative nuclear reactor},
  author={Ramesh Kumar Sinha and Atish P. Kakodkar},
  year={2006}
}
India has chalked out a nuclear power program based on its domestic resource position of uranium and thorium. The first stage started with setting up the Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) based on natural uranium and pressure tube technology. In the second phase, the fissile material base will be multiplied in Fast Breeder Reactors using the plutonium obtained from the PHWRs. Considering the large thorium reserves in India, the future nuclear power program will be based on thorium–233U… CONTINUE READING
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