Status report on fast reactor recycle and impact on geologic disposal.

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The GNEP program envisions continuing the use of light-water reactors (LWRs), with the addition of processing the discharged, or spent, LWR fuel to recover actinide and fission product elements, and then recycling the actinide elements in sodium-cooled fast reactors. Previous work has established the relationship between the processing efficiencies of spent LWR fuel, as represented by spent PWR fuel, and the potential increase in repository utilization for the resulting processing waste. The purpose of this current study is to determine a similar relationship for the waste from processing spent fast reactor fuel, and then to examine the wastes from the ... continued below

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Bauer, T. H.; Morris, E. E.; Wigeland, R. A.; Division, Nuclear Engineering & INL October 30, 2007.

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The GNEP program envisions continuing the use of light-water reactors (LWRs), with the addition of processing the discharged, or spent, LWR fuel to recover actinide and fission product elements, and then recycling the actinide elements in sodium-cooled fast reactors. Previous work has established the relationship between the processing efficiencies of spent LWR fuel, as represented by spent PWR fuel, and the potential increase in repository utilization for the resulting processing waste. The purpose of this current study is to determine a similar relationship for the waste from processing spent fast reactor fuel, and then to examine the wastes from the combination of LWRs and fast reactors as would be deployed with the GNEP approach.

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  • Report No.: ANL-AFCI-184
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-06CH11357
  • DOI: 10.2172/924690 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 924690
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc892989

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Bauer, T. H.; Morris, E. E.; Wigeland, R. A.; Division, Nuclear Engineering & INL. Status report on fast reactor recycle and impact on geologic disposal., report, October 30, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc892989/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.