fuel cycle


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fuel cycle

[′fyül ‚sī·kəl]
(nucleonics)
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They will face more challenges if they opt for first-of-a-kind or less-established technology, as there will be less experience and fewer benchmarks for managing the entire fuel cycle, Xerri said.
Current issues of the nuclear fuel cycle (NFC) development and commercialization were at the top of the conference's agenda for the representatives of the world leading nuclear industry companies.
The goal of Burns' research is to not only support the recycling of waste produced in the fuel cycle, but also find potential solutions for waste left over from nuclear weapon production.
Feasibilities of direct disposal and Pyro-SFR fuel cycle options based upon the national policy and strategies may provide an important input for the Korean government in deliberating optimized fuel cycle directions.
The World Nuclear Fuel Cycle international conference and exhibition is a leading industry forum on nuclear energy and the nuclear fuel cycle.
Studsvik's Fuel and Materials Technology business area already provides services related to fuel and materials integrity, water chemistry, reactor physics and reactor core management to the commercial nuclear industry supporting the entire fuel cycle. With this integration, ALARA Engineering now further complements these solutions by providing thermal hydraulic and safety analysis expertise.
* Analysis of trends in the global nuclear power sector and opportunities in the front end nuclear fuel cycle market.
Moreover, 500 types of nuclear goods used for fuel, power plant, 225 others for ancillary uses, 275 others including macro scale models of Bushehr power plant, waste management and nuclear fuel cycle were shown in the exhibition.
If confirmed, the introduction of nuclear power in the Arab world would raise the question of how many elements of the nuclear fuel cycle a country should need to operate a modern and autonomous nuclear industry.
Iranian nuclear scientist Hossein Afarideh claimed Iran had "already achieved proficiency in the entire nuclear fuel cycle", but said the expanded uranium capabilities helped "stabilise Iran's nuclear technology".
An Taisce's James Nix said: "It's an easy system to manipulate as manufacturers do things during the fuel cycle test that drivers would never do."