Error message

  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in filter_default_format() (line 540 of /var/www/iaea_master_build_294/www/modules/filter/filter.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in iaea_taxonomy_menu_panels_pane_content_alter() (line 77 of /var/www/iaea_master_build_294/www/sites/all/modules/custom/iaea_taxonomy_menu/iaea_taxonomy_menu.module).
  • Notice: Undefined index: und in iaea_og_crosstag_approve_form_access() (line 137 of /var/www/iaea_master_build_294/www/sites/all/modules/custom/iaea_og_crosstag/iaea_og_crosstag.module).
  • Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in iaea_og_crosstag_approve_form_access() (line 137 of /var/www/iaea_master_build_294/www/sites/all/modules/custom/iaea_og_crosstag/iaea_og_crosstag.module).

Status of Developments in the Back End of the Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle

Status of Developments in the Back End of the Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle

English STI/PUB/1493 978-92-0-112910-9
87 17 29.00 2011 http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/Publications/PDF/Pub1493_web.pdf

Description

Closed fuel cycle schemes in combination with fast reactors are emerging as the key strategy for sustainable development of nuclear energy. Back end fuel cycles for fast reactors and thermal reactors mainly differ with respect to reprocessing operations. This publication highlights emerging innovations and R&D needs for the back end of the fast reactor fuel cycle, with an emphasis on the reprocessing of spent mixed uranium and plutonium based ceramic and metallic fuels. The publication has been prepared in collaboration with experts from Member States and will serve as a useful resource for nuclear scientists and engineers involved in fast reactor fuel development as well as reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel for sodium cooled fast reactors.

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.

How to order

Ordering Locally

Please use the following links for an up-to-date list of IAEA distributors:

Distributors of IAEA Publications


Orders and requests for information may also be addressed to:

Marketing and Sales Unit
International Atomic Energy Agency
Vienna International Centre
PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna,
Austria

Tel.: +43 1 2600 22529, +43 1 2600 22530
Fax: +43 1 2600 29302
Email: sales.publications@iaea.org


Download order form