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Nuclear Energy Agency

Minor Actinide Burning in Thermal Reactors
ISSN :
1990-0643 (online)
ISSN :
1990-0651 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19900643
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A series of publications from the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency on various aspects of nuclear science. The publications in this series (analytical reports and proceedings) provide research results and technical expertise in basic disciplines such as nuclear and radiation physics, thermal hydraulics, neutronics, fuel chemistry and material science which are needed to maintain a high level of performance and safety and to develop nuclear programmes.

 

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    07 Jan 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6613081e.pdf
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Minor Actinide Burning in Thermal Reactors
OECD
This publication provides an introduction to minor actinide nuclear properties and discusses some of the arguments in favour of minor actinide recycling, as well as the potential role of thermal reactors in this regard.
    07 Jan 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6613101e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/shielding-aspects-of-accelerators-targets-and-irradiation-facilities-satif-11_9789264208544-en
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Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities - SATIF-11
OECD
These workshop proceedings review the state of the art in radiation shielding of accelerator facilities and irradiation targets. They also evaluate progress in the development of modelling methods used to assess the effectiveness of such shielding as...
    07 Jan 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6613111e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/status-report-on-structural-materials-for-advanced-nuclear-systems_9789264208551-en
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Status Report on Structural Materials for Advanced Nuclear Systems
OECD
This report is a snapshot of the current materials programmes supporting the development of advanced concepts. The descriptions of the research are grouped by concept, and national programmes are described within each concept.
    24 Sep 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6613061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/transition-towards-a-sustainable-nuclear-fuel-cycle_9789264205093-en
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Transition Towards a Sustainable Nuclear Fuel Cycle
OECD, NEA
This report associates quantified impacts with foreseeable nuclear energy development in different world regions. It gives initial results in terms of uranium resource availability, fuel cycle facility deployment and reactor types.
    31 Dec 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6612081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/homogeneous-versus-heterogeneous-recycling-of-transuranics-in-fast-nuclear-reactors_9789264991774-en
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Homogeneous versus Heterogeneous Recycling of Transuranics in Fast Nuclear Reactors
OECD
The multi-criteria analysis indicates that there are major challenges in minor actinide-loaded fuel development, its experimental validation and possibly in its reprocessing.
    31 Dec 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6613051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/structural-materials-for-innovative-nuclear-systems-smins-2_9789264992092-en
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Structural Materials for Innovative Nuclear Systems (SMINS-2)
OECD, NEA
These proceedings include the papers of the second workshop (SMINS-2) which was held in Daejon, Republic of Korea on 31 August-3 September 2010, and hosted by the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI).
    01 June 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6612191e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/actinide-and-fission-product-partitioning-and-transmutation_9789264991743-en
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Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation
OECD
These proceedings contain all the technical papers presented at the 11th Information Exchange Meeting, which was held on 1-4 November 2010 in San Francisco, California, USA.
    04 Jan 2011 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6610091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/shielding-aspects-of-accelerators-targets-and-irradiation-facilities-satif-10_9789264096509-en
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Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities - SATIF 10
OECD, NEA
These workshop proceedings review the state of the art in radiation shielding of accelerator facilities and irradiation targets.
    23 June 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6610041e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/nuclear-production-of-hydrogen_9789264087156-en
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Nuclear Production of Hydrogen
OECD
This report describes the scientific and technical challenges associated with the production of hydrogen using heat and/or electricity from nuclear power plants, with special emphasis on recent developments in high-temperature electrolysis and the...
    10 Mar 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6610171e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/national-programmes-in-chemical-partitioning_9789264106871-en
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National Programmes in Chemical Partitioning
OECD
This report describes recent and ongoing national research programmes related to chemical partitioning in the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Russian Federation, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. European Commission...
    09 Oct 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6609081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/research-and-test-facilities-required-in-nuclear-science-and-technology_9789264106840-en
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Research and Test Facilities Required in Nuclear Science and Technology
OECD
This report contains an expert group’s detailed assessment of the current status of nuclear research facilities and makes recommendations on how future developments in the field can be secured through the provision of high-quality, modern facilities.
    03 Feb 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6609101e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/nuclear-fuel-cycle-transition-scenario-studies_9789264107083-en
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Nuclear Fuel Cycle Transition Scenario Studies
OECD
This report focuses on the definition of key issues, the assessment of technologies and national scenario assessments.
    16 July 2008 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6608041e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/structural-materials-for-innovative-nuclear-systems-smins_9789264048072-en
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Structural Materials for Innovative Nuclear Systems (SMINS)
OECD, NEA
These proceedings include papers and poster session materials from a workshop representing the state of the art in structural materials for innovative nuclear systems.
    01 Apr 2008 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6608011e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/utilisation-and-reliability-of-high-power-proton-accelerators_9789264044791-en
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Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators
OECD, NEA
This proceedings of the fifth workshop on the Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators (HPPA5) includes a special session on the MEGAPIE programme as well as five technical sessions.
    29 June 2006 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6606081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/nuclear-production-of-hydrogen_9789264026308-en
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Nuclear Production of Hydrogen
OECD, NEA
This report presents the state of the art in the nuclear production of hydrogen and describes its associated scientific and technical challenges.
    31 Oct 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605151e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/utilisation-and-reliability-of-high-power-proton-accelerators_9789264013810-en
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Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators
OECD, NEA
Accelerator-driven systems (ADS) are being considered for their potential use in the transmutation of radioactive waste. These proceedings contain the technical papers and working group discussion summaries of an NEA workshop on the topic.
    10 Aug 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605101e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/pellet-clad-interaction-in-water-reactor-fuels_9789264011588-en
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Pellet-clad Interaction in Water Reactor Fuels
OECD, NEA
This report communicates the results of an international seminar which reviewed recent progress in the field of pellet-clad interaction in light water reactor fuels.
    29 Apr 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/shielding-aspects-of-accelerators-targets-and-irradiation-facilities-satif-7_9789264010437-en
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Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities - SATIF 7
OECD, NEA
These workshop proceedings review the state of the art in radiation shielding of accelerator facilities and of irradiated targets. They also evaluate progress made and discuss the additional developments required to meet radiation protection needs.
    04 Oct 2004 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604111e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/computing-radiation-dosimetry-crd-2002_9789264108240-en
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Computing Radiation Dosimetry - CRD 2002
OECD, NEA
Presents a series of lectures on establishing reliable computational methods and tools for radiation dosimetry.
    27 July 2004 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604101e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/shielding-aspects-of-accelerators-targets-and-irradiation-facilities-satif-6_9789264017344-en
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Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities - SATIF 6
OECD, NEA
Particle accelerators are used today for an increasing range of scientific and technological applications. This conference proceedings reviews the state of the art in radiation shielding of these facilities.
    24 May 2004 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/basic-studies-in-the-field-of-high-temperature-engineering_9789264016026-en
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Basic Studies in the Field of High-temperature Engineering
OECD, NEA
These conference proceedings provide an overview of high-temperature research currently under way, including studies on the behaviour of irradiated graphite and improvements in material properties under high-temperature irradiation.
    13 Apr 2004 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/nuclear-production-of-hydrogen_9789264107717-en
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Nuclear Production of Hydrogen
OECD, NEA
This report presents the state of the art in the nuclear production of hydrogen and describes the scientific and technical challenges associated with it.
    26 May 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603161e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/burn-up-credit-criticality-benchmark_9789264103498-en
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Burn-up Credit Criticality Benchmark
OECD, NEA
Following the completion of six benchmark exercises with uranium oxide fuels irradiated in pressurised water reactors (PWRs) and boiling water reactors (BWRs), the present report concerns mixed uranium and plutonium oxide (MOX) fuels irradiated in PWRs.
    26 May 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603171e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/burn-up-credit-criticality-benchmark_9789264103504-en
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Burn-up Credit Criticality Benchmark
OECD, NEA
Following the completion of six benchmark exercises with uranium oxide (UOX) fuels irradiated in pressurised water reactors (PWRs) and boiling water reactors (BWRs), this report concerns mixed uranium and plutonium oxide (MOX) fuels irradiated in PWRs.
    13 May 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/utilisation-and-reliability-of-high-power-proton-accelerators_9789264102125-en
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Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators
OECD, NEA
This conference proceedings discusses the reliability of the accelerator and the impact of beam interruptions in Accelerator Driven Systems; spallation target design characteristics and their impact; characteristics of a subcritical system driven by...
    21 Feb 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/physics-of-plutonium-recycling_9789264299054-en
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Physics of Plutonium Recycling
OECD, NEA
This volume reports on the benchmark results of a physics code test for the recycling of plutonium as PuO2/UO2 mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel in boiling water reactors (BWRs) compared to pressurised water reactors (PWRs.
    08 Oct 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6602171e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/physics-of-plutonium-recycling_9789264199583-en
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Physics of Plutonium Recycling
OECD, NEA
This report describes in particular an exercise based on a realistic, multiple-recycle scenario, which followed plutonium through five generations of recycling in a PWR.
    22 Aug 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6602131e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/advanced-reactors-with-innovative-fuels_9789264160842-en
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Advanced Reactors with Innovative Fuels
OECD, NEA
Proceedings of a conference on new nuclear reactor designs and innovative fuels.
    22 May 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6602101e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/basic-studies-in-the-field-of-high-temperature-engineering_9789264175891-en
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Basic Studies in the Field of High-temperature Engineering
OECD, NEA
These proceedings provide an overview of the activities regarding High-temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) being carried out, the improvement of material properties for HTGR application, in-core monitoring methods and properties of irradiated...
    24 Jan 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6602021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/fission-gas-behaviour-in-water-reactor-fuels_9789264196353-en
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Fission Gas Behaviour in Water Reactor Fuels
OECD, NEA
These proceedings communicate the results of an international seminar which reviewed recent progress in the field of fission gas behaviour in light water reactor fuel and sought to improve the models used in computer codes predicting fission gas release.
    24 Aug 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601151e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/utilisation-and-reliability-of-high-power-proton-accelerators_9789264194847-en
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Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators
OECD, NEA
These proceedings of the Second Workshop on Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators placed special emphasis on accelerator-driven system (ADS) concepts comprising a sub-critical reactor coupled with a high power accelerator.
    11 June 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601071e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/shielding-aspects-of-accelerators-targets-and-irradiation-facilities-satif-5_9789264193130-en
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Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities (SATIF 5)
OECD, NEA
Over the last 50 years particle accelerators have evolved from simple devices to powerful machines, and will continue to have an important impact on research, technology and lifestyle. Today, they cover a wide range of applications, from television ...
    06 June 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/nuclear-production-of-hydrogen_9789264193192-en
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Nuclear Production of Hydrogen
OECD, NEA
Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy source in the 21st century. However, hydrogen does not exist as a gas on earth and thus has to be produced from, for example, water or ...
    26 Apr 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601041e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/evaluation-of-speciation-technology_9789264192782-en
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Evaluation of Speciation Technology
OECD, NEA
This workshop proceedings reviews the various techniques used to identify different species of actinide and fission product elements present in nuclear waste and nuclear reprocessing streams. The review takes into account the advantages,...
    05 Feb 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/pyrochemical-separations_9789264189737-en
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Pyrochemical Separations
OECD, NEA
This conference proceedings examines the treatment of spend nuclear fuel by pyrochemical separations.
    22 Mar 2000 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6699101e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/utilisation-and-reliability-of-high-power-proton-accelerators_9789264181168-en
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Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators
OECD, NEA
In this conference proceedings, the use of high power particle accelerators in various areas of applied nuclear science is presented with special emphasis on accelerator driven reactor systems (ADS) for transmutation of nuclear waste.
    08 Oct 1999 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6699141e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/advanced-reactors-with-innovative-fuels_9789264173866-en
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Advanced Reactors with Innovative Fuels
OECD, NEA
This workshop proceedings on advanced reactors with innovative fuels introduces new ideas on R&D activities and identified areas and research tasks relevant for the deployment of new systems and in which international co-operation can be strengthened.
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