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Recycling Weapon-grade U and Pu in U-Th Closed-cycle Reactors


Conceptual Studies for Use of High-Enriched (Weapon-Grade) Uranium and Plutonium and Power Plutonium under Conversion of Thermal Reactors to the Closed Thorium-Uranium Cycle

Tech Area / Field

  • FIR-FUC/Fuel Cycle/Fission Reactors

3 Approved without Funding

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Senior Project Manager
Tocheny L V

Leading Institute
VNIIEF, Russia, N. Novgorod reg., Sarov

Supporting institutes

  • All-Russian Research and Designing Institute of Complex Energetic Technology, Russia, St Petersburg\nFEI (IPPE), Russia, Kaluga reg., Obninsk\nExperimental Designing Bureau of Machine Building (OKBM), Russia, N. Novgorod reg., N. Novgorod\nAll-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Non-Organic Materials named after A. Bochvar, Russia, Moscow


  • European Commission / Joint Research Center / Institute for Transuranium Elements, Germany, Karlsruhe\nArgonne National Laboratory (ANL), USA, IL, Argonne\nLos-Alamos National Laboratory, USA, NM, Los-Alamos