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Accelerator and Spallation Target Technologies for ADS Applications

A Status Report

This document discusses the differing options and ongoing research in key technologies required for accelerator demonstration systems (ADS) for nuclear waste transmutation. Chapter 2 describes the two main accelerator options: linear accelerators or cyclotrons. Chapter 3 discusses the spallation target technology with details on the materials, target windows, performances, and thermo-hydraulics.


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