New production reactors program progress report

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of New Production Reactors in Washington, DC

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  • Nuclear reactors -- United States -- Technological innovations,
  • Nuclear facilities -- United States,
  • Tritium

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StatementU.S. Department of Energy, Office of New Production Reactors.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of New Production Reactors.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL17103551M

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MPBR. In this report, we provide a description of progress made in the past year. The work capitalizes on INEEL’s historic strength in fuel development and testing (including extensive experience with light-water reactor fuel, ATR-type fuel, and New-Production-Reactor particle fuel). The project also builds on the strong capabilities of INEEL. The projected costs include $ million for a new fuel production line and “[s]everal billion dollars” for a new land-based reactor for testing a prototype core. On average, this program would cost several times as much annually as the R&D program. The office also estimates that LEU cores will cost 25 to 35 percent more than HEU cores. The decay product 3 of molybdenum (Mo), technetiumm 4 (Tcm), and associated 5 medical isotopes iodine (I) and xenon (Xe) are used worldwide for medical diagnostic imaging or therapy (see Sidebar ).The United States consumes almost half of the world’s supply of Mo, but there has been no domestic (i.e., U.S.-based) production of this isotope since the late. Iran is proclaiming significant gains in its nuclear program, progress that Western officials and experts say could shorten the timeline for acquiring nuclear weapons.

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