The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) organised the fourteenth information exchange meeting on actinide and fission product partitioning and transmutation (P&T). The meeting was held in San Diego, United States from 17-20 October 2016, hosted by the Idaho National Laboratory in co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Partitioning and transmutation (P&T) are some of the key technologies for reducing the heat, radiotoxicity and volume of radioactive waste produced. Recent developments indicate the need for embedding P&T strategies into advanced fuel cycles considering both waste management and economic issues.
In order to give experts a forum to present and discuss state-of-the-art developments in the field of P&T, the NEA has been organising biennial information exchange meetings on actinide and fission product partitioning and transmutation since 1990.
The meeting covered scientific, as well as strategic/policy developments in the field of P&T, such as:
These topics included multi-scale modelling, experiments and instrumentation, novel theories and benchmarks.
The meeting consisted of a plenary session, followed by technical sessions and a poster session that covered the technical subjects in the scope. Poster presenters were given the opportunity to present their work over a short presentation.
At the summary session, reviews and findings of each technical session were presented by the session chairs.
Download the the programme.
Download the workshop proceedings.
|15 January 2016||Start of registration and abstract submission|
|15 May 2016||Close of abstract submission|
|June||Select papers / plenary talks / set chair and sessions|
|20 July 2016||Notification to authors|
|15 September 2016||Close of registration and full paper submission|
|Terry Todd (INL, United States), Chair||Tadafumi Koyama (CRIEPI, Japan)|
|Hamid Aït Abderrahim (SCK-CEN, Belgium)||Jack Law (INL, United States)|
|Nathalie Chauvin (CEA, France)||Temitope Taiwo (ANL, United States)|
|Stéphanie Cornet (NEA)||Robin Taylor (NNL, UK)|
|Christian Ekberg (Chalmers, Sweden)||Emmanuel Touron|
|Amparo Gonzales Espartero (IAEA)||Kazufumi Tsujimoto (JAEA, Japan)|
|Jean-Paul Glatz (JRC-ITU, EU)||Dominique Warin (France)|
|Clément Hill (IAEA)||Massimo Salvatores (INL, United States)|
|Il Soon Hwang (SNU, Rep. Korea)||Jan Uhlir (Rez, Czech Republic)|
All correspondence regarding the meeting was addressed to the workshop secretariat:
Nuclear Energy Agency
46, quai Alphonse Le Gallo
92100 Boulogne Billancourt
Idaho National Laboratory
PO Box 1625
Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3870
The conference was held in cooperation with the IAEA. IAEA travel grants were provided on the basis of paper selection for applicants from countries eligible to receive technical assistance under the IAEA's Technical Co-operation Programme.