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Title: MATERIALS PERFORMANCE TARGETED THRUST FY 2004 PROJECTS

Abstract

The Yucca Mountain site was recommended by the President to be a geological repository for commercial spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. The multi-barrier approach was adopted for assessing and predicting system behavior, including both natural barriers and engineered barriers. A major component of the long-term strategy for safe disposal of nuclear waste is first to completely isolate the radionuclides in waste packages for long times and then to greatly retard the egress and transport of radionuclides from penetrated packages. The goal of the Materials Performance Targeted Thrust program is to further enhance the understanding of the role of engineered barriers in waste isolation. In addition, the Thrust will explore technical enhancements and seek to offer improvements in materials costs and reliability.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Yucca Mountain Project, Las Vegas, Nevada
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
883448
Report Number(s):
NA
MOL.20051216.0080 DC#45094; TRN: US0603421
DOE Contract Number:  
NA
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; NUCLEAR FUELS; PERFORMANCE; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RADIOISOTOPES; RELIABILITY; TRANSPORT; WASTES; YUCCA MOUNTAIN

Citation Formats

DOE. MATERIALS PERFORMANCE TARGETED THRUST FY 2004 PROJECTS. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.2172/883448.
DOE. MATERIALS PERFORMANCE TARGETED THRUST FY 2004 PROJECTS. United States. doi:10.2172/883448.
DOE. Tue . "MATERIALS PERFORMANCE TARGETED THRUST FY 2004 PROJECTS". United States. doi:10.2172/883448. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/883448.
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abstractNote = {The Yucca Mountain site was recommended by the President to be a geological repository for commercial spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. The multi-barrier approach was adopted for assessing and predicting system behavior, including both natural barriers and engineered barriers. A major component of the long-term strategy for safe disposal of nuclear waste is first to completely isolate the radionuclides in waste packages for long times and then to greatly retard the egress and transport of radionuclides from penetrated packages. The goal of the Materials Performance Targeted Thrust program is to further enhance the understanding of the role of engineered barriers in waste isolation. In addition, the Thrust will explore technical enhancements and seek to offer improvements in materials costs and reliability.},
doi = {10.2172/883448},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Sep 13 00:00:00 EDT 2005},
month = {Tue Sep 13 00:00:00 EDT 2005}
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