The Back-End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: An Innovative Storage Concept

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Stephen M. Goldberg, Robert Rosner, and James P. Malone
Global Nuclear Future
AIROX Atomics International Reduction Oxidation
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
BWR boiling water reactor
CGNPC China Guangdong Nuclear Power Company
CIAE China Institute for Atomic Energy
CNNC China National Nuclear Corporation
COEX coextraction
CPIC China Power Investment Corporation
ERDO European Repository Development Organization
EU European Union
GNEP Global Nuclear Energy Partnership
GWday gigawatt day
GWe gigawatt electric
HEU high enriched uranium
HLW high-level radioactive waste
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
IFNEC International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation
IUEC International Uranium Enrichment Center
KAERI Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute
kWe kilowatt electric
kWh kilowatt hour
LEU low enriched uranium
LWR light water reactor
MOX mixed oxide
MT metric ton
MTHM metric ton of heavy metal
MW megawatt
MWe megawatt electric
Myrrha Multipurpose Hybrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications
NPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
NTI Nuclear Threat Initiative
PUREX plutonium-uranium extraction
PWR pressurized water reactor
RDO Repository Development Organization
RFS reliable fuel supply
SNPTC State Nuclear Power Technology Company
SPE special purpose entity
UREX uranium extraction
WER water energetic reactor