Transport Phenomena in Nuclear Applications

Supercritical fluids in nuclear applications

Current projects

  • sCO2-HeRo: The supercritical CO2 heat removal system

  • STW-SCWR: Development of an accurate design correlation for supercritical heat transfer applications

  • Measuring supercritical flows with neutrons

Image gallery

RB PIV

Rayleigh Benard cell for supercritical fluids

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DNS of annular flow

PIV2tavg

Velocity plot in an RB cell with R23. p=5.5 MPa;  Ra=3.14e12; Pr=9.41

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LDA of supercritical flow in an annulus

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Supercritical jet

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Isotope Production Loop (IPL)

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Temperature development in the IPL

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Martin Rohde (2019)