About JRR-3 Utilization facilities Applications Gallery

 Utilization facilities of JRR-3

 The JRR-3 has been utilized as a top-level high performance research reactor in the world for beam experiments and neutron irradiations. There are 9 irradiation facilities for irradiation tests on nuclear fuel and material, production of RI and silicon semiconductor and neutron activation analysis. Furthermore, there are total 32 instruments for neutron beam experiments including 13 and 19 instruments belonging to universities and the JAEA, respectively. List of neutron irradiation facilities and instruments are shown below.



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Neutron irradiation facilities
Facility name
Installation place
Purposes
VT-1 Vertical irradiation facility Reactor core Irradiation test, RI production
RG-1~4 Vertical irradiation facility Reactor core Irradiation test, RI production
BR-1~4 Vertical irradiation facility Reactor core Irradiation test, RI production
HR-1,2 Hydraulic irradiation facility Heavy water tank RI production, activation analysis
PN-1,2 Pneumatic irradiation facility Heavy water tank RI production, activation analysis
PN-3 Irradiation facility for activation analysis Heavy water tank Activation analysis
SH-1 Vertical irradiation facility Heavy water tank Irradiation test, RI production
DR-1 Rotating irradiation facility Heavy water tank Irradiation for material
SI-1 Uniform irradiation facility Heavy water tank Production of silicon semiconductor


Instruments for neutron beam experiments
Beam port
Instrument name
1G HRPD High Resolution Powder Diffractometer JAEA
1G-A BIX-Ⅲ Diffractometer for Biological Crystallography-III JAEA
1G-B BIX-Ⅳ Diffractometer for Biological Crystallography-IV JAEA
2G TAS-1 Triple-Axis Spectrometer JAEA
3G PNO Apparatus for Precise Neutron Optics and Neutron Diffraction Topography JAEA
4G GPTAS Triple-Axis Spectrometer ISSP
5G PONTA Polarized Neutron Triple-Axis Spectrometer ISSP
6G TOPAN Tohoku-University Polarization Analysis Neutron Spectrometer TOHOKU
7R TNRF Thermal Neutron Radiography Facility JAEA
T1-1 HQR High Q-Resolution Triple-Axis Spectrometer ISSP
T1-2 AKANE Advanced KINKEN Triple-Axis Neutron Spectrometer TOHOKU
T1-3 HERMES Kinken Powder Diffractometer for High Efficiency and High Resolution Measurements TOHOKU
T1-4-1 PGA Prompt Gamma-ray Analysis System JAEA
T1-4-6 MUSASI Multi-Purpose Thermal Neutron Application and Science JAEA
T2-1 RESA-1 Diffractometer for Residual Stress Analysis JAEA
T2-2 FONDER Four-Circle Off-Center-Type Neutron Diffractometer ISSP
T2-3-1 MUSASI Multi-Purpose Thermal Neutron Application and Science JAEA
T2-3-2 RESA-2 Diffractometer for Residual Stress Analysis JAEA
T2-4 TAS-2 Triple-Axis Spectrometer JAEA
C1-1 HER High E-Resolution Triple-Axis Spectrometer ISSP
C1-2 SANS-U Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Instrument ISSP
C1-3 ULS Ultra Small Angle Scattering Instrument ISSP
C2-1 LTAS Low energy Triple-Axis Spectrometer JAEA
C2-2 SUIREN Apparatus for Surface and Interface Investigations with Reflection of Neutrons JAEA
C2-3-1 NSE Neutron Spin Echo Spectrometer ISSP
C2-3-2-1 MPGA Multiple Prompt Gamma-ray Analysis JAEA
C2-3-3-1 CNRF Cold Neutron Radiography Facility JAEA
C2-3-3-2 CHOP (Test Port With Chopper) JAEA
C3-1-1 AGNES Angle Focusing Cold Neutron Spectrometer ISSP
C3-1-2-1 NOP Apparatus for Neutron Optics JAEA
C3-1-2-2 MINE Multilayer Interferometer for Neutrons KUR
C3-2 SANS-JⅡ Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Instrument JAEA

 JAEA:  Japan Atomic Energy Agency
 ISSP:  University of Tokyo Institute for Solid State Physics
 TOHOKU: Tohoku University
 KUR: Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute