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Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors

Call for Papers

Supercritical water–cooled reactor (SCWR) is the water–cooled reactor using supercritical pressure water as a coolant. It is considered as one of the most promising Generation IV reactors, due to its advantages of plant simplification and high thermal efficiency.

We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that will stimulate the continuing research and development of SCWR core design, fuel design, materials, chemistry, corrosion, thermal hydraulics, safety analysis, and so on. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Reactor core and fuel designs
  • Materials, chemistry, and corrosion
  • Thermal hydraulics and safety analysis
  • Plant systems, structures, and components
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and coupled codes
  • Neutronic properties
  • Balance of plant
  • Other applications

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal’s Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/stni/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/stni/swr/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript DueFriday, 18 April 2014
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 11 July 2014
Publication DateFriday, 5 September 2014

Lead Guest Editor

  • Jiejin Cai, Sino–French Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Sun Yat–sen University, Zhuhai, Guangdong 519082, China and School of Physics and Engineering, Haizhu, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510275, China

Guest Editors

  • Claude Renault, INSTN/PSNE, The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) Saclay, 91191 Gif–sur–Yvette, France
  • Junli Gou, School of Nuclear Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710049, China