Rating criteria for activated waste from fusion reactors
This paper discusses former and present approaches to the management of fusion activated waste which include shallow land burial (SLB) and recycling of fusion materials in other nuclear installations. A classification of fusion activated waste into site-independent classes has been proposed which divides waste into three categories (LLW, MLW and HLW) according to their long-term contact dose rate and volumetric decay heat generation. Waste management has been presented for three different fusion cases: (i) Ignitor, a high-field compact fusion machine design; (ii) NET/ITER, an experimental reactor design; (iii) EEF, a power reactor design.
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Technical Committee Meeting on Developments in Fusion Safety, Toronto (CA), June 7-11, 1993
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 37606 ORA
Record Number: 199410542 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en