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Fifth OECD/NEA Information Exchange Meeting on

Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation

SCK-CEN, Mol, Belgium

25-27 November 1998

Publication date: May 1999


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Table of Contents

    Executive Summary
Session I: Opening Remarks and Introductory Papers
Chairman: L.H. Baetslé, co-chairman: B. Boullis
    Summary of Session I
Welcome Address
P. Govaerts
Opening Remarks
E. Bertel
IAEA's Activities in P&T
V. Arkhipov, M.J. Crijns
The EU Research Activities on Partitioning and Transmutation: from the 4th to the 5th Framework Programme
M. Hugon
Recent Topics in the field of Radioactive Waste Management in Japan
Y. Chihara
Newpart: a European Research Programme for Minor Actinide Partitioning
C. Madic, M.J. Hudson, J.O. Liljenzin, J.P. Glatz, R. Nannicini, A. Facchini, Z. Kolarik, R. Odoj
R&D Strategy for Partitioning & Transmutation under OMEGA Programme and Neutron Science Project of JAERI
T. Mukaiyama, H. Takano, M. Kubota, T. Ogawa, Y. Suzuki
Advanced Options for Transmutation Strategies
M. Salvatores
R&D Activities on Partitioning in Russia
V.N. Romanovsky
Status and Assessment Report on Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation
L.H. Baetslé, T. Wakabayashi, S. Sakurai
Session II: Partitioning
Chairman: C. Madic, Co-chairman: Z. Kolarik
    Summary of Session II
A New Reprocessing System Composed of PUREX and TRUEX Processes for Total Separation of Long-Lived Radionuclides
M. Ozawa, Y. Sano, K. Nomura, Y. Koma, M. Takanashi
Separation of Minor Actinides from Genuine HLLW using the DIAMEX Process
O. Courson, R. Malmbeck, G. Pagliosa, K. Römer, B. Sätmark, J.P. Glatz, P. Baron, C. Madic
Development of the Four Group Partitioning Process at JAERI
M. Kubota, Y. Morita, I. Yamaguchi, I. Yamagishi, T. Fujiwara, M. Watanabe, K. Mizoguch, R. Tatsugae
Actinides(III)-Lanthanides Group Separation from Nitric Acid Using New Aromatic Diorganyldithiosphinic Acids
G. Modolo, R. Odoj
Inactive DIAMEX Test with the Optimized Extraction Agent DMDOHEMA
I. bisel, C. Nicol, M.C. Charbonnel, P. Blanc, P. Baron, F. Belnet
The Development of the SESAME Process
L. Donnet, J.M. Adnet, N. Faure, P. Bros, Ph. Brossard, F. Josso
Estimation of Material Balance in Pyrometallurgical Partitioning Process for TRUs from HLLW
K. Kinoshita, M. Kurata, K. Uozumi, T. Inoue
Molten Salt Reactor Technology for Partitioning and Transmutation and Harmonisation of the Future Nuclear Fuel Cycle
V.V. Ignatiev, K. Grebenkine, S.A. Konakov, S.A. Subbotine, R.Y. Zakirov
An Experience on Dry Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing in the Czech Republic
J. Uhlir
Session III: Fuel and Target Fabrication and Cross-Section Data
Chairman: S. Pilate, Co-chairman: R.J. Konings
    Summary of Session III
Feasibility of the Fabrication of Americium Targets
D. Haas, J. Somers, A. Renard, A. La Fuente
Transmutation of Americium and Technetium: Recent Progress of EFFTRA
R.J.M. Konings, R. Conrad, D. Haas, G. Mühling, J. Rouault, G. Vambenepe
Recent Progress of Research on Nitride Fuel Cycle in JAERI
Y. Suzuki, T. Ogawa, T. Mukaiyama
Preparation and Characterisation of Technetium Metal and Technetium-Ruthenium Alloys
K. Minato, Y. Shirasu
Transmutation Studies of Minor Actinides in High Intensity Neutron Fluxes
G. Fioni, T. Bolognese, M. Cribier, F. Marie, S. Röttger, H. Faust, P. Leconte
The Investigation of the Total Neutron Cross Section of 237Np
V. Gressier, F. Gunsing, A. Leprêtre, A. Brusegan, K. Burkholz, Z. Hudson, E. Macavero, P. Ribon, P. Siegler
Experimental Measurements of 99Tc and 129I Transmutation in TARC at CERN
E. González on behalf of the TARC collaboration
The Neutron Capture and Total Cross Section of 99Tc in the Resonance Region
C. Raepsaet, F. Corvi, A. Leprêtre, C. Bastian, J. Gonzalez, E. Macavero, A. Brusegan, F. Gunsing, C. Mounier
Session IV: Reactor Irradiations and Comparison with ADS
Chairman: T. Wakabayashi, Co-chairman: H. Mouney
    Summary of Session IV
Transmutation of Americium and Curium: Review of Solutions and Impacts
M. Delpech, J. Tommasi, A. Zaetta, M. Salvatores, H. Mouney, G. Vambenepe
Calculation and Experimental Studies on Minor Actinides Reactor Transmutation
A. Kotchetkov, I. Krivitskiy, N. Rabotnov, A. Tsiboulia, S. Iougai
Recycling Schemes of Americium Targets in PWR/MOX Cores
Th. Maldague, S. Pilate, A. Renard, A. Harislur, H. Mouney, M. Rome
Minor Actinide Desctruction in Dedicated Reactors
J. Tommasi, S. Massara, S. Pillon, M. Rome
Status of Transmutation Studies in a Fast Reactor at JNC
T. Wakabayashi
Mass Balance of the Pu and Minor Actinides Recycling Metal Fuel System
T. Yokoo, T. Inoue
A Comparison of Some Neutronics Characteristics of Critical Reactors and Accelerator Driven Subcritical Systems
C.H.M. Broeders
Comparison Study of Hybrid versus Critical Systems in Point Kinetics
G. Ritter, J. Tommasi, I. Slessarev, M. Salvatores, H. Mouney, J. Vergnes
Limitations on Transmutation Performance due to Reactivity Constraints in Accelerator Driven Systems
J.M. Martínez-Val, J.M. Perlado, E. Mínguez, M. Piera, A. Oda
Session V: Accelerator Driven Transmutation
Chairman: T. Mukaiyama, Co-chairman: M. Delpech
    Summary of Session V
Highlight of OECD/NEA Worksop on "Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators"
N. Watanabe, Y. Oyama, T. Mukaiyama
Studies on Accelerator-Driven Transmutation Systems
T. Takizuka, T. Sasa, K. Tsujimoto, H. Takano
Reactor Physics Analysis of Hybrid Systems
H. Mouney, G. ritter, M. Salvatores, I. Slessarev, M. Valade, G. Youinou, J. Vergnes, J. Tommasi, P. anzieu, O. Köberl, D. Verrier, B. Carluec
A First Evaluation of the FEA
A. Buccafurni, A. Orazi
Performance on Actinide Transmutation of Lead-Thorium Based ADS
R. Fernández, M. Embid, J. García-Sanz, E. González
Achievable Transmutation Rates for TRUs and LLFPs in MYRRHA
H. Aït Abderrahim, E. Malambu, D. De Maeyer, J.L. Bellefontaine, Ch. De Raedt
The Czech National R&D Program of Nuclear Incineration of PWR Spent Fuel in a Transmuter with Liquid Fuel
M . Hron
The Effectiveness of Fast and Thermal Spectrum for TRU Incineration in Subcritical System
W.S. Park, H.J. Sim
Session VI: Long Term Radiological Impact and Conclusion
Chairman: M. Hugon, Co-chairman: A.G. Duncan
Long-Term Environmental Impact of Underground Disposal of P&T Waste
G. Volckaert, D. Mallants, R. Bush, L. Lambers
Thorium Cycle as a Waste Management Options
H. Gruppelaar, J.P. Shapira, B. Fourrest, A.F. Renard, P.W. Phlippen, G. Modolo, J. Tommasi, P.A. Landeyro, J. Magill

Poster Session: Partitioning and Accelerator Driven Transmutation

Extraction of Am(III) and Eu(III) by 2,6-Di(5,6-dialkyl-1,2,4-triazin-3-yl)pyridines
Z. Kolarik, U. Müllich
New Molecules for An(III)/Ln(III) Separation by Liquid Liquid Extraction
P.Y. Cordier, C. Hill, C. Madic, Z. Kolarik
Synergistic Systems Using Polypyridines and Carboxylic Acids for the An(III)/Ln(III) Separation
P.Y. Cordier, C. Madic, J.O. Liljenzin, P.B. Iveson, M.J. Hudson
Synergistic "Ac(III)/Ln(III)" Separation with Dithiophosphinic Extractants and Related MLCT Phenomena
C. Hill, C. Madic, G. Modolo
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Polypyridines with Lanthanides
P. Guilbaud, J.P. Dognon
Theoretical and Experimental Structural Studies of the Extraction of Actinides and Lanthanides by Tridentate Nitrogen Ligands Containing 1,2,4-Trizines or 1,2,4-Triazoles
M.G.B. Drew, M.J. Hudson, P.B. Iveson, M.L. Russell, C. Madic
Theoretical and Experimental Structural Studies of the Extraction of Actinides and Lanthanides by the Tridentate Nitrogen Ligand 4-Amino, 2,6-Dipyrdyl Triazine (ADPTZ)
M.G.B. Drew, M.J. Hudson, P.B. Iveson, M.L. Russell, C. Madic
Oxidation of Americium in Nitric Media: a Mechanistical Study
D. Chartier, L. Donnet, S. Picart, J.M. Adnet
Selective Extraction of Ce(IV) as a First Step of the SESAME Process
N. Faure, L. Donnet, J.M. Adnet
Decomposition of Oxalate Precipitates by Photochemical Reaction
J.H. Yoo, E.H. Kim
Systematic Uncertainties on Monte Carlo Simulation of Lead Based ADS
M. Embid, R. Fernández, J.M. García-Sanz, E. González
MCB: a Continuous Energy Monte Carlo Burnup Simulation Code
J. Cetnar, J. Wallenius, W. Gudowski
List of P&T Liaison Officers
List of Participants

Last reviewed: 3 February 2012