Compact sodium-cooled nuclear reactor plant in the Research Centre Karlsruhe, fast sodium-cooled reactor with an electric gross output of 21 MW. The reactor was put into operation as a thermal reactor under the name KNK I. Following the conversion to a fast reactor, it was operated under the name KNK II from 10th Oct. 1977 onwards. On 23rd Aug. 1991 it was definitely shut down. The decommissioning work commenced in 1993 and is to be completed with the „green meadow“ condition by 2013.








ENS conferences


Topfuel 2015

TopFuel 2015
13 - 17 Sept. 2015
Zurich, Switzerland

RRFM 2016

RRFM 2016
13 - 17 March 2016 in Berlin, Germany

NESTet 2016

NESTet 2016
22 -26 May 2016 in Berlin, Germany