TITLE

Comparative analysis of basic process arrangements for converting surplus weapons grade plutonium to MOX fuel

AUTHOR(S)
Varykhanov, V. P.; Glagovskiy, E. M.; Zakharkin, B. S.; Revyakin, V. V.; Khauystov, O. V.
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p208
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The report looks at basic ways of converting surplus weapons grade plutonium to MOX fuel for fast and light-water reactors. The authors give results of research under standard conditions on the physicochemical and technological characteristics of plutonium and uranium-plutonium dioxides produced by different process arrangements. A comparative analysis is made of the most advanced options for converting plutonium to MOX fuel. The paper gives a process scheme developed by the authors for conversion of weapons grade plutonium to MOX fuel for fast and light-water reactors. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5663396

 

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