Institute of Physics
University of Latvia

IPUL-MHD Fifth Framework Project

Visual introduction


Map with the buildings of Institute of Physics and neighbouring institutes:


1.     Administrative building and a workshop;

2.     Sodium and heat and mass transfer laboratories;

3.     Garage with workshop;

4.     Mercury laboratory;

5.     Special MHD design office;

6.     Old building of Institute of physics;

7.     Institute of Inorganic chemistry of Riga Technical University;

8.     Nuclear reactor (stopped);





Administrative building with workshop.


Plan of the sodium laboratory


Vacuum chamber at Sodium laboratory. V=12 m3, P=10-5  Hg



Sodium laboratory.



MHD dynamo facility in the sodium laboratory



Superconducting magnet; max B = 5 T; D = 320 mm;  L = 985 mm




Plan of the mercury laboratory with infrastructure facilities




Vertical mercury loop with a target model of neutron spallation source








[Institute of Physics of University of Latvia, 2003]