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QUENCH Workshops

The annually organized QUENCH workshop is an international platform on information exchange and discussion of phenomena during loss of coolant accidents (LOCA) and the early phase of severe nuclear accidents, including materials interactions, oxidation and  hydrogen source term at high temperatures as well as coolability and reflood of an overheated reactor core. During the workshop are presented  1) KIT’s current results of bundle experiments and separate-effects tests, 2) modeling and validation of relevant computer codes, and 3) results of other international research programs in this field.