Thorium: Uranium fuel cycle in safe reactors, the time is now

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The thorium-uranium fuel cycle has several advantages that make it attractive. Some of these beneficial properties are of particular interest now as they help alleviate current concerns. The Th-U cycle has neutronic advantages when utilized in thermal or epithermal reactors. Some of these reactors enjoy extraordinary safety qualities. The combination of these traits suggest that now is an appropriate time to deploy and begin exploiting the Th-U fuel cycle.

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Gat, Uri December 31, 1995.

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The thorium-uranium fuel cycle has several advantages that make it attractive. Some of these beneficial properties are of particular interest now as they help alleviate current concerns. The Th-U cycle has neutronic advantages when utilized in thermal or epithermal reactors. Some of these reactors enjoy extraordinary safety qualities. The combination of these traits suggest that now is an appropriate time to deploy and begin exploiting the Th-U fuel cycle.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95012297

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  • Global `95, Versailles (France); Oak Ridge, TN (United States), 11 Sep 1995; 12 Apr 1995

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  • Other: DE95012297
  • Report No.: CONF-9509162--1
  • Report No.: CONF-9504164--1
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 78577
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc725551

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Gat, Uri. Thorium: Uranium fuel cycle in safe reactors, the time is now, article, December 31, 1995; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725551/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.