fuel cycle


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fuel cycle

[′fyül ‚sī·kəl]
(nucleonics)
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25) If Egypt in particular and the Arab states in general were to start new negotiations with Iran on the establishment of a regional nuclear fuel cycle, then the negotiations of a WMDFZ in the Middle East could begin on a renewed basis.
The Ministry of Health and Social Services, Office of the Attorney-General, Finnish Geological Survey and Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy drafted the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Policy.
The Brazil-Turkey-Iran document is correct is stating that all signatories of the NPT have the right to nuclear power and to build a nuclear fuel cycle industry.
Moreover, Israel says, the international community should insist on the cessation of all enrichment and all plutonium production, and should peg all sanctions to the original Security Council insistence that Iran not have any nuclear fuel cycle capabilities.
The series of processes that turn raw uranium ore into uranium or plutonium fuel (uranium or plutonium bomb pits) is known as the nuclear fuel cycle.
Current plans call for the second unit to come online in the 2017 time frame and the first fuel cycle to be complete around 2020.
But the new model's CO2 output is just 156g/km, and it can return 48mpg on the combined fuel cycle.
THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) has agreed to respect previous nuclear material supply and nuclear fuel cycle service deals from Russia to Bulgaria and Romania, signed prior to these two countries' accession to the EU in January.
However Tehran has also insisted that it has the right to develop the entire fuel cycle, which could have military as well as civil applications.
But Iran has insisted it has the right to develop the entire fuel cycle - from raw uranium to the fuel for a reactor.
18 debate over the IAEA resolution's wording centred on a split between developing countries that see the nuclear fuel cycle, which includes everything from mining uranium ore to reprocessing nuclear waste, as the right of every signatory to the NPT, as the treaty states.
Overall, uranium resource consumption is about 30% lower than the enriched fuel cycle used in LWRs for the same power generation.