Study of Spent Fuel Behavior in Beyond Design-Basis Storage Period
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Keywords

spent nuclear fuel, VVER, beyond design-basis period, burnup credit, isotopic composition, neutron sources

How to Cite

Halchenko, V. (2017). Study of Spent Fuel Behavior in Beyond Design-Basis Storage Period. Nuclear and Radiation Safety, (2(74), 34-37. https://doi.org/10.32918/nrs.2017.2(74).07

Abstract

The paper presents changes in the isotopic composition of actinoids and neutron sources in spent nuclear fuel and changes in neutron multiplication factor in the period up to 1000 years. There are conclusions on peculiar behavior of fuel in such a long period. The research shows importance to make criticality calculations considering burnup credit for long-term fuel storage.

https://doi.org/10.32918/nrs.2017.2(74).07
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