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  • Trends in the Nuclear Fuel Cycleby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 61.00

    The role of nuclear energy in a sustainable development context has multiple facets, a significant number of which relate to the nuclear fuel cycle. This report provides a description of the developments and trends in the nuclear fuel cycle that may improve the competitiveness and sustainability of nuclear generating systems over the medium and long... more...

  • Physics of Plutonium Recyclingby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00

    Although the recycling of plutonium as thermal mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel in pressurised water reactors (PWRs) is now well-established on a commercial scale, many physics questions remain. The main question addressed in this report is the number of times plutonium can effectively be recycled in a PWR. This report describes in particular an exercise based... more...

  • Safety of Electromedical Devicesby Norbert Leitgeb

    Springer Vienna 2010; US$ 119.32

    This book describes the legal and technical requirements which must be met before introducing a medical device to the European market, covering a wide range of pitfalls and opportunities, and discussing how to balance safety with limited product liability. more...

  • Chemistry and Analysis of Radionuclidesby Jukka Lehto; Xiaolin Hou

    Wiley 2011; US$ 136.00 US$ 117.87

    Written by chemists for chemists, this is a comprehensive guide to the important radionuclides as well as techniques for their separation and analysis. It introduces readers to the important laboratory techniques and methodologies in the field, providing practical instructions on how to handle nuclear waste and radioactivity in the environment. more...

  • Safety of VVER-440 Reactorsby Vladimír Slugen

    Springer London 2011; US$ 130.17

    Here is a useful guide to the safe operation of nuclear power plants. It discusses experiences specific to VVER-440 reactors and includes many figures and tables that provide detailed information about materials treatment and barrier leak tightness more...

  • The CMS Silicon Strip Trackerby Oliver Pooth

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 72.67

    When the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN begin data taking the biggest high energy physics experiments ever will be underway. One of these experiments is the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) with more than 3,000 collaborators working at the energy frontier of particle physics. The silicon strip tracker of the CMS experiment is the... more...

  • Nuclear Energy Debateby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 18.04

    The debate over the introduction of nuclear power in Australia has recently become more heated in light of safety concerns over the nuclear reactor meltdown emergency in Japan. Australia has also just committed to a carbon trading scheme to address its reliance on coal-fired energy and reduce greenhouse emissions. With 40% of the world?s uranium located... more...

  • Radiation Injury Prevention and Mitigation in Humansby Kedar N. Prasad

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 97.95

    With an estimated 3.3 billion ionizing radiation imaging examinations performed worldwide each year, the growing use of x-ray-based diagnostic procedures raises concerns about long-term health risks, especially cancer. In addition, rapid growth in the number of nuclear power plants around the world increases the risk of a nuclear accident similar... more...

  • Devil's Tangoby Cecile Pineda

    Wings Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Devil's Tango is a one-woman whirlwind tour of the nuclear industry, seen through the lens of the industrial and planetary crisis unfolding at Fukushima Daiichi. As much personal journal as investigative journalism, the author's journal entries trace her own and the country's evolution of consciousness during the first year following the diaster at... more...

  • Die Singuläre Waffeby Constanze Eisenbart

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 11.85

    Seit Hiroshima gilt die Atombombe als singuläre Waffe. Ihre Auswirkungen in Raum und Zeit sind analogielos. Ein mächtiges Tabu liegt auf ihrer Anwendung. Ihr Besitz war nur fünf Staaten erlaubt. Gleichzeitig wurde sie von Anfang an politisch und strategisch instrumentalisiert. Das ?Gleichgewicht des Schreckens? wurde zum Signum des Atomzeitalters.... more...