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Progress, challenges, and opportunities for converting U.S. and Russian research reactors

National Research Council (NRC) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting United States and Russian Federation (R.F.) Research Reactors from Highly Enriched Uranium to Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Fuel Joint Symposium (2011 Moscow, Russia)

Progress, challenges, and opportunities for converting U.S. and Russian research reactors

a workshop report

by National Research Council (NRC) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting United States and Russian Federation (R.F.) Research Reactors from Highly Enriched Uranium to Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Fuel Joint Symposium (2011 Moscow, Russia)

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear fuels,
  • Congresses,
  • Uranium enrichment,
  • Analysis,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementU.S. Committee on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting U.S. and Russian Research Reactors from Highly Enriched to Low Enriched Uranium Fuel, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, Russian Committee on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting U.S. and Russian Research Reactors from Highly Enriched to Low Enriched Uranium Fuel, Russian Academy of Sciences
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting U.S. and Russian Research Reactors from Highly Enriched to Low Enriched Uranium Fuel, National Research Council (U.S.). Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9363 .N38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 115 p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25343554M
    ISBN 100309253209
    ISBN 109780309253208
    LC Control Number2011278398
    OCLC/WorldCa785010391

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Progress, challenges, and opportunities for converting U.S. and Russian research reactors by National Research Council (NRC) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting United States and Russian Federation (R.F.) Research Reactors from Highly Enriched Uranium to Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Fuel Joint Symposium (2011 Moscow, Russia) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting U.S. and Russian Research Reactors summarizes the proceedings of this joint symposium. This report addresses: (1) recent progress on conversion of research reactors, with a focus on U.S.- and R.F.-origin reactors; (2) lessons learned for overcoming conversion challenges, increasing the.

It summarizes the proceedings of a joint symposium organized by the National Research Council of the U.S. National Academies and Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) to address progress, challenges, and opportunities for converting U.S.

and Russian research reactors from HEU to. U.S. Committee on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting U.S. and Russian Research Reactors from Highly Enriched to Low Enriched Uranium Fuel, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, Russian Committee on Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities.

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