ITU TRIGA Mark-II Training and Research Reactor
|ITU Triga Mark II|
|Operating Institution||Istanbul Technical University|
|Power||250 kW (thermal)|
|Construction and Upkeep|
|Construction Cost||$20 million TL|
|First Criticality||March 11, 1979|
|Max Thermal Flux||8.1e12 n/cm^2-s|
|Max Fast Flux||1.8e12 n/cm^2-s|
|Neutron Moderator||Light water, zirconium hydride|
|Neutron Reflector||Graphite, light water|
|Control Rods||Boron carbide |
3 per element
ITU TRIGA Mark-II Training and Research Reactor is a nuclear research reactor located in Istanbul Technical University in Turkey. It is a light water reactor, the 54th TRIGA in the world designed and manufactured by General Atomics. The facility was opened on March 11, 1979.
It is second operational and third installed nuclear research reactors in Turkey, the other being in Çekmece Nuclear Research and Education Center.
- "Research Reactor Details - ITU-TRR, Tech. Univ". Retrieved 2010-12-27.