Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation

12-14 December 1994

Publication date: 1995

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Table of Contents

Session 1: Introduction Session

Chairman: B. Barré Opening Remarks
K. Uematsu, Director General of the NEA

NEA/NSC Activities on Nuclear Transmission
S. Matsuura

IAEA Activity on Partitioning and Transmutation of Actinides and Fission Products
A. Grigoriev

Research Activities on Partitioning and Transmutation Supported by the European Commission
M. Hugon

Importance of the Double Strata Fuel Cycle for Minor Actinide Transmutation
T. Mukaiyama

Impact of High Burn-up Irradiation and Multiple Recycle of Plutonium and Minor Actinides on the Fuel Cycle Activities
L.H. Baetslé

Session 2: Major Programmes and International Co-operation

Chairman: G.H. Stevens

Long-term Programme for Research, Development and Utilisation of Nuclear Energy and Partitioning and Transmutation Technology in Japan
T. Kuramochi, K. Saeki

An Overview of the Spin Programme
M. Viala, M. Salvatores

Current Status of the Scientific Activity in Russia on HLW Transmutation and Use of Weapon-grade and Power Plutonium in Sub-critical Systems Driven by Proton Accelerator
G.V. Kiselev

CEA and Pnc Views on Criteria and Research Guidelines on Partitioning and Transmutation
N. Sasao, H. Kaneko, K. Takahashi, M. Salvatores, M. Viala, A. Zaetta

EFTTRA, a European Collaboration for the Development of Fuels and Targets for Transmutation
J.F. Babelot, H. Gruppelaar, G. Mühling, C. Prunier, M. Rome, M. Salvatores

Session 3: Systems Studies

Chairman: J. Lefèvre

Potentialities and Costs of Partition and Transmutation of Long-lived Radionuclides
H. Boussier, J.P. Grouiller

Systems Study on Partitioning and Transmutation at JAERI
T. Takizuka, T. Mukaiyama, M. Kubota, T. Ogawa, H. Yoshida

System Studies on the Advanced Fuel Recycle at PNC
I. Nakajima, M. Shiotsuki, O. Yamanmura, N. Sasao

Partitioning and Transmutation System of Transuranium Elements with Pyrometallurgical Separation and Metal Fuel
T. Inoue, M. Kurata, Y. Sakamura, A. Sasahara

Waste Management Concept for Future Large Scale Nuclear Power
I. Ganev, G. Khacheresov, A. Lopatkin, V. Naumov, V. Orlov, V. Smirnov, L. Tochenyi

The Consumption of Actinides in Advanced Liquid Metal Reactors (ALMR)
M.L. Thompson, J.N. Gonzaga

Session 4 : Reactors, Fuels and Targets

Chairman: T. Mukaiyama

Motivation for Transmuting Long-lived Radioactive Products
K. Abrahams

Impact of Plutonium and Americium Recycling in PWR on MOX Fuel Fabrication
Th. Maldague, S. Pilate, A.F. Renard

Concept and Experimental Studies on Fuel and Target for Minor Actinides and Fission Products Transmutation
C. Prunier, Y. Guérin, A. Zaetta, M. Salvatores

Potential of Fast Reactors for Transmutation of Actinides and Long-lived Fission Products
U.K. Wehmann

Studies on Nitride Fuel Cycle for TRU Burning
Y. Suzuki, T. Ogawa, M. Handa

Study on Core Characteristics for MA Recycling in Fast Reactors
T. Wakabayashi

Analysis of Transmutation Rates of Long-lived Radionuclides in the Korean Multi-purpose Research Reactor
M.C. Lee, H.S. Shin, D.J. Koh, B. Kochurov

Transmutation of Americium in Thermal Reactors
W.J.M. de Kruijf, J.L. Kloosterman

Transmutation of Tc-99 in Fission Reactors
J.L. Kloosterman, J.M. Li

A Physical Assessment of the Effectiveness of Different Actinide Transmutation Systems
P. Wydler, Y. Kadi

Some Ideas about Hybrid System Concepts
P.A. Landeyro, A. Buccafurni, A. Santilli

Experimental Measurements on a Hybrid System or Energy Amplifier
S. Andriamonje, A. Angelopoulos, C. Geles, J.M. Loiseaux et al.

Swedish Perspective on the Accelerator-Driven Nuclear Systems
W. Gudowski, H. Condé

Transmutation of Fission Products Through Accelerator
H. Nakamura, S. Tani, T. Takahashi, O. Yamamura

Use of Accelerator to Nuclear Energy
H. Takahashi

Nuclear Data for the OMEGA Product
T. Nakagawa, S. Chiba, T. Fukahori, V. Konshin, Y. Kikuchi

Session 5: Chemistry

Chairman: L.H. Baetslé  

Overview of the Long-lived Radionuclide Separation Processes Developed in Connection with the CEA's Spin Programme
C. Madic, J. Bourges, J.F. Dozol

Development of Partitioning Process at JAERI
M. Kubota, Y. Morita, R. Tatsugae, F. Fujiwara, Y. Kondo

Pyrometallurgical Partitioning of Minor Actinides and Lanthanides in LiCl-KCl Eutectic Molten Salt/Liquid Metal System
M. Kurata, Y. Sakamura, T. Inoue

Investigating the Solvent Extraction of Technetium(Vii) from Alkaline Sodium Nitrate Solution by Crown Ethers
B.A. Moyer, P.V. Bonnesen, J.H. Burns, L.H. Delmau, T.J. Haverlock, D.J. Presley, R.A. Sachleben, F.V. Sloop

Neptunium and Technetium Control in Reprocessing
S. Fujine, G. Uchiyama, M. Maeda

The Progress of TRUEX Process Improvement in PNC - The Applicability of "Salt-free" Reagents
H. Hirano, M. Ozawa, S. Nemoto, K. Nomura, Y. Koma, A. Togashi

Partitioning and Transmutation of Actinides and Fission Products - Consideration of Medium and Low Level Waste Streams
R.K. Webster

Some Implications of Partitioning Processes for High-level Waste
R.P. Bush, A.L. Mills, M.L. Stearn

Theoretically and Experimentally Derived Criteria for Partitioning and Transmutation of Radionuclides in Existing Reactors
L. Koch, J.F. Babelot, J.P. Glatz, G. Nicolaou

The Role of Synroc in HLW Management Systems Based on P&T Strategies
A. Jostsons, D.J. Mercier, E.R. Vance

Session 6: Discussion Session

Chairman: M. Salvatores Introduction by the Chairman

Major Programmes and International Co-operation
Chairman: G.H. Stevens

Systems Studies
Chairman: J. Lefèvre

Reactors, Fuels and Targets
Chairman: T. Mukaiyama

Chairman: L.H. Baetslé

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