Monte Carlo studies in accelerator-driven systems for transmutation of high-level nuclear waste


Sarer B., Korkmaz M. E. , Guenay M., AYDIN A.

ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, vol.49, no.7, pp.1966-1971, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.enconman.2007.09.029
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.1966-1971

Abstract

A spallation neutron source was modeled using a high energy proton accelerator for transmutation of Pu-239, minor actinides Np-237, Am-241 and long-lived fission products Tc-99, I-129, which are created from the operation of nuclear power reactors for the production of electricity.