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New Toshiba and IRID Robot Will Inspect Interior of  Primary Containment Vessel at Fukushima Daiichi 3

New Toshiba and IRID Robot Will Inspect Interior of Primary Containment Vessel at Fukushima Daiichi 3

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2017 05:00 GMT

Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning have developed a submersible robot (an underwater ROV), only 13cm in diameter, that is small enough and resilient enough to enter and inspect the damaged primary containment vessel of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 3.

Cosmic-ray Muon Technology to be Used To Image Debris Inside Fukushima Dai-ichi Reactors -Can image debris as small as 30-cm size-

Cosmic-ray Muon Technology to be Used To Image Debris Inside Fukushima Dai-ichi Reactors -Can image debris as small as 30-cm size-

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2015 07:16 GMT

Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning today announced the development of a muon*1-based technology for imaging and mapping nuclear fuel debris inside the reactor pressure vessel of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.