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A special issue of Aktis, IRSN’s scientific newsletter, 5 years after Fukushima



The eleventh English-language issue of Aktis, the quarterly newsletter on IRSN's research, is focused on research on nuclear reactor accidents, 5 years after Fukushima accident.





This issue begins with a panorama of the research on nuclear reactor accidents, and then focuses on several programmes, which are about effectiveness and control of water injections in a core during meltdown, better prevention of hydrogen explosion risks, the modelling of forest or fish contamination, or the analyse of the accident from the organisational and human factor angle.


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It is available on a HTML and PDF package. Aktis is published only in a digital version and available in HTML or text format for e-mail, RSS and a pageflip PDF.  


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