5 edition of Reprocessing of nuclear fuels and plutonium breeder commercialization found in the catalog.
Cover titleBibliography : p. 56-57
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 108 p. :|
|Number of Pages||50|
|2||Rand paper series ; P-6226|
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The dangers of possible use of separated plutonium for nuclear or radiological weapons. Because of the particularly stringent seismic design requirements in Japan, the cost of a facility of comparable capacity would probably be less in a region of lower seismicity.
Alloyed with gallium, plutonium becomes more workable. THORP services include fuel receipt and interim storage; reprocessing including conversion of uranium and plutonium to oxide ; HLW vitrification and intermediate storage; intermediate-level waste encapsulation, interim storage, and disposal; and low-level waste LLW disposal. should give South Korea the same right to reprocess fuel enriched in the United States or irradiated in U.
Earlier in October 2016 Russia suspended the agreement with the USA. " Further, if Japan had to store "excess plutonium" it was not clear whether an IPS would be available in time. and United States, only one achieved any longevity or a capacity factor above 20 percent.
Instead, the Department asked for any additional information that the Embassy had, especially on why MITI and JAERI held such different views. Moreover, some countries, such as Japan and France wanted the U. This reduces the uranium requirements of a light water reactor by about 25 percent but that saving is more than offset by the cost of reprocessing.
Since the early 1990s after production ceased at Savannah River in 1988, the USA was buying all its supply for spacecraft from Russia — some 16.
officials wanted to set conditions, such as an agreement on using plutonium only for the fast breeder experimental program, but not to fuel light water reactors.
plans to end reprocessing when its current contracts have been fulfilled currently estimated as 2018.
An independent estimate made in 1991 by S.