What is the future for nuclear power?

Grimes, Robin W.
June 2011
MRS Bulletin;06/01/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p415
Trade Publication
In this article, the author presents his views about the future for nuclear power after the Fukushima nuclear accident in 2011. The author says that the Fukushima nuclear accident has heralded a new phase in the development of processes that prevent or mitigate accidents for both existing and future plants. Also, a range of contributions will be made by materials researchers to the development of nuclear power, such as safely retiring older reactors and developing new nuclear fuels.


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