Design features:Reactor core. The reactor block is of an integrated design (pool) except for a few auxiliary circuits. The entire primary sodium system, containing 800 tons of radioactive sodium, is enclosed in the main reactor vessel, which is 11.8 m in diameter (Fig. 1).
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35 Years of Operating Experience of PHENIX NPP Sodium Cooled Fast Reactor
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Dall’Ava, D, Martin, L, & Vray, B. "35 Years of Operating Experience of PHENIX NPP Sodium Cooled Fast Reactor." Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Volume 1: Plant Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Modifications and Life Cycle; Component Reliability and Materials Issues; Next Generation Systems. Brussels, Belgium. July 12–16, 2009. pp. 243-254. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE17-76008
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