National Nuclear Laboratory

News archive - July 2023

Accelerating the UK’s future nuclear fuels

This investment will allow NNL’s scientists and engineers to continue work towards the production of UK sovereign fuel, a critical enabler for our future energy security.

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Next generation of high temperature gas-cooled reactors reaches design phase

National Nuclear Laboratory, the UK’s national laboratory for nuclear fission, in partnership with its Japanese counterpart, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency, has secured government funding.

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New insights into high temperature oxidation of superfine nuclear graphite for future clean energy

New research from the UK National Nuclear Laboratory and the University of Liverpool has used a novel technique to explore how thermal oxidation affects the structure of a key component of nuclear reactors.

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