Analysis of civilian processing programs in reduction of excess separated plutonium and high-enriched uranium

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The purpose of this preliminary investigation is to explore alternatives and strategies aimed at the gradual reduction of the excess inventories of separated plutonium and high-enriched uranium (HEU) in the civilian nuclear power industry. The study attempts to establish a technical and economic basis to assist in the formation of alternative approaches consistent with nonproliferation and safeguards concerns. The analysis addresses several options in reducing the excess separated plutonium and HEU, and the consequences on nonproliferation and safeguards policy assessments resulting from the interacting synergistic effects between fuel cycle processes and isotopic signatures of nuclear materials.

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Persiani, P.J. December 31, 1995.

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The purpose of this preliminary investigation is to explore alternatives and strategies aimed at the gradual reduction of the excess inventories of separated plutonium and high-enriched uranium (HEU) in the civilian nuclear power industry. The study attempts to establish a technical and economic basis to assist in the formation of alternative approaches consistent with nonproliferation and safeguards concerns. The analysis addresses several options in reducing the excess separated plutonium and HEU, and the consequences on nonproliferation and safeguards policy assessments resulting from the interacting synergistic effects between fuel cycle processes and isotopic signatures of nuclear materials.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96004807

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  • ANS international conference on evaluation of emerging nuclear fuel cycle systems, Versailles (France), 11-14 Sep 1995

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  • Other: DE96004807
  • Report No.: ANL/TD/CP--85180
  • Report No.: CONF-950919--13
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 195631
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669983

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Persiani, P.J. Analysis of civilian processing programs in reduction of excess separated plutonium and high-enriched uranium, article, December 31, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669983/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.