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U.S. reactor technologies to be featured at IAEA conference
A virtual side event at the 64th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency will spotlight U.S. reactor technologies. The free event, US Reactor Technologies: Flexible Energy Security for Real-World Challenges, will be held this Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EDT).
The event will highlight the capabilities of small modular reactors and other innovative reactors for addressing countries’ current needs. It will also examine anticipated challenges in the future, as well as underscore the need to act now.
The event is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy. Advanced registration is required.
H. J. Ahn, T. J. Kim, S. B. Park, M. H. Baik, Y. K. Choi, J. M. Park, B. K. Lee
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 76 | Number 4 | May 2020 | Pages 596-599
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.1080/15361055.2020.1729296
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Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company, Ltd., has operated the Wolsong Tritium Removal Facility (WTRF) since 2007 to reduce tritium concentrations in the moderator and coolant of the Wolsong nuclear power plant. As a result of the WTRF operation, the concentration of tritium in the moderator and coolant significantly decreased from 2320 to 9.3 GBq/kg. In particular, the tritium concentrations of the radioactive waste directly affected by radioactivity in the moderator and coolant were reduced by up to 99% during the WTRF operation. For this purpose, a chemical separation and quantification method for tritium separation was developed, and its average recovery yield was 98%.