Using proliferation assessment methodologies for Safeguards-by-Design

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Abstract

An assessment based on three methodologies was made of the proliferation risks of the MYRRHA ADS in comparison with the BR2 MTR, an existing research reactor at the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK•CEN. The used methodologies were the TOPS, the PR&PP and the INPRO methodologies. The various features of the methodologies are described and the results of the assessments are given and discussed. It is concluded that it would be useful to define one single methodology with two options to perform a quick and a more detailed assessment.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 7th ESARDA-INMM Workshop (on CD)
Place of PublicationFrance
Pages1-8
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011
Event2011 - 7th ESARDA/INMM Joint Workshop - Aix en Provenve, France
Duration: 16 Oct 201120 Oct 2011
https://esarda.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=243

Workshop

Workshop2011 - 7th ESARDA/INMM Joint Workshop
CountryFrance
CityAix en Provenve
Period2011-10-162011-10-20
OtherThe European Safeguards R&D Association (ESARDA) and the International Safeguards Division (ISD) of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) held the seventh in a series of joint workshops, in October 16 - 20, 2011 in Aix en Provence, France
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Keywords

  • proliferation resistance, GEN IV, Accelerator Driven System

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