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Abstract

The so called Innovative Options, within the field of nuclear fission systems, promise radical improvements in the fuel cycle with regard to waste disposal, non-proliferation and the possibility of severe accidents. In particular, new systems based on the use of accelerators and thorium have been proposed for nuclear power production and waste incineration. In this paper we consider potential proliferation problems associated with these innovative options - in particular the choice nuclear materials, the technology using these materials and the reprocessing scheme.

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Authors: MAGILL J, ITU KARLSRUHE, KARLSRUHE (DE);PEERANI P, ITU KARLSRUHE, KARLSRUHE (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Journal of Physics (1999)
Record Number: 199911562 / Last updated on: 1999-11-13
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en