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  • Physics of Plutonium Recyclingby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00

    The commercial recycling of plutonium as PuO2/UO2 mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel is an established practice in pressurised water reactors (PWRs) in several countries, the main motivation being the consumption of plutonium arising from spent fuel reprocessing. more...

  • Basic Studies in the Field of High-temperature Engineeringby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 109.00

    In response to growing interest in high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) in many countries and the need for improved materials for nuclear applications in high-temperature environments, the NEA organised the Third Information Exchange Meeting on Basic Studies in the Field of High-temperature Engineering. more...

  • Nuclear Competence Buildingby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    In many countries, government R&D funding in the area of nuclear energy has been dramatically reduced or has disappeared altogether. At the same time, the profit margins of electricity generators have been severely squeezed. The combined effect has led to a reduction in technical innovation and the danger of the loss of technical competencies and skills... more...

  • Decommissioning Health Physicsby Eric W. Abelquist

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 146.95

    Decommissioning Health Physics presents many of the technical issues and challenges that arise during the planning and implementation of decommissioning and decontamination (D&D) projects. The focus is on the final status survey performed during the later stages of decommissioning projects. It expands upon and provides greater technical detail than... more...

  • Radiation and Environmental Safety in North-West Russiaby Per Strand; Malgorzata K. Sneve; Andrey V. Pechkurov

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    The workshop attracted wide participation from relevant Russian and western organizations. International expertise from several related fields went together to produce a thorough understanding of the present status and how to develop the use of overall risk assessments and environmental impact assessments to ensure a sound use of resources when carrying... more...

  • Innovation in Nuclear Energy Technologyby OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 63.00

    Innovation has been a driving force in the successful deployment of nuclear energy and remains essential today for its sustainable future. As nuclear energy is an attractive option for ensuring diversity and security of energy supply, as well as lower global climate change risks, the way to continue this innovation is a key issue for industry and interested... more...

  • Pixel Detectorsby Leonardo Rossi; Peter Fischer; Tilman Rohe

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00

    Pixel detectors are a particularly important class of particle and radiation detection devices. This book offers a general purpose introduction into the fundamental principles of pixel detector technology and semiconductor-based hybrid pixel devices. It is useful for those working in a laboratory involved in developing or using particle detection. more...

  • The Future of Nuclear Powerby John N Lillington

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 225.00

    During the last century, nuclear power has been established as a reliable source of energy in the major industrialised countries. It has recently enjoyed a revival in attention and research due to the environmental concerns surrounding current conventional energy sources. Issues of regulation and safety are at the forefront of all discussions involving... more...

  • Analysis of Environmental Radionuclidesby Pavel P. Povinec; M. Baxter

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 275.00

    The purpose of this book is to present a state of art summary of current knowledge of methods of assessment of radionuclides in the terrestrial and marine environments. It cover the traditional methods of radioactivity measurements such as radiometrics techniques, but also recent developments in the mass spectrometry sector. The book starts with a... more...

  • Nuclear Security Cultureby I. Khripunov; N. Ischenko; J. Holmes

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 150.00

    International Atomic Agency (IAEA) has been working on a definition of 'nuclear security culture' so that it can be used as a tool to improve the physical protection of nuclear materials and facilities. This NATO workshop presents the views of experts with the hope to contribute to the IAEA's work and facilitate nuclear security culture... more...