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By Erich R. Merz (auth.), Erich R. Merz, Carl E. Walter (eds.)

A survey of modern advancements within the box of plutonium disposal by way of the appliance of complicated nuclear platforms, either severe and subcritical. present nationwide R&D plans are summarized. The actinide-fuelled serious reactors are linked to keep watch over difficulties, considering the fact that they generally tend to have a small not on time neutron fraction coupled with a small Doppler impression and a good void coefficient. present pondering is popping to accelerator-driven subcritical platforms for the transmutation of actinides.
The book's end is that some of the platforms proposed are technically possible, even supposing no longer but technically mature. The e-book provides a distinct precis and assessment of all suitable probabilities for burning surplus plutonium, awarded through specialists from a number of diverse disciplines and pursuits, together with the defence institution. the most obvious factor - the non-proliferation of nuclear guns - is essential, however the topic represents a fancy technological problem that still calls for an evaluation in monetary terms.

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M. M. Broeders, ICENES96, Obninsk, Russia (1996) J . Vergnes, C. Broeders, L. Payen, Internal EDF Note (1995) C. Broeders, H. Kiisters, L. Payen, J . Vergnes, Draft Proposal NEA/NSC Benchmark (1995) L. Payen, J . Vergnes, C. Broeders, ENS TOPSEAL Conference Stockholm (1996) P. Cloth, D. Filges et. E. S . Baker et. , LA-12969-M, (1995) Judith F. 2 Manual, (1986) M. Segev, KfK 5328 (1994) U. W. Wiese, KfK 3014 (1983) D. Filges, P. D . Neef, NSC/DOC(95) 2 (1995) I. M . Broeders, ICENES96, Obninsk, Russia (1996) M.

10. 11. 12. 13. 14. M. M. M. Broeders, ICENES96, Obninsk, Russia (1996) J . Vergnes, C. Broeders, L. Payen, Internal EDF Note (1995) C. Broeders, H. Kiisters, L. Payen, J . Vergnes, Draft Proposal NEA/NSC Benchmark (1995) L. Payen, J . Vergnes, C. Broeders, ENS TOPSEAL Conference Stockholm (1996) P. Cloth, D. Filges et. E. S . Baker et. , LA-12969-M, (1995) Judith F. 2 Manual, (1986) M. Segev, KfK 5328 (1994) U. W. Wiese, KfK 3014 (1983) D. Filges, P. D . Neef, NSC/DOC(95) 2 (1995) I. M . Broeders, ICENES96, Obninsk, Russia (1996) M.

Th e calculat ions have been 33 performed for a standard and for a wider PWR lattice as proposed in referen ce 6. The results are summarized in the tables 4 and 5. 5926 Pufiss. 5 Plutonium fiss. 3 265 350 Tab le 4: Burning of weapons-grade plutonium in a 1300 MWe PWR, 510 EFPD, normal and wide lattices. In table 4 the main core characteristics for a normal and a wider lattice are given. For the WG-plutonium a fra ct ion of 94% of PU 239 is assumed. Discharg e burnups are slightly below 50 GWD /THM.

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