July 2005
OECD Papers;2005, Vol. 5 Issue 7, preceding p31
Academic Journal
The article discusses the characteristics which are considered in choosing fuels for the transmutation of nuclear wastes. Characteristics examined include: Doppler feedback; effective delayed neutron fraction; reactivity evolution and equilibrium composition; coolant void worth; expansion coefficients of coolant and structural material; fuel linear rating and power to melt; proton source efficiency; and clad damage.


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