The accelerator-driven approach (ADS) is a possible transmutation method choice as a part of partitioning and transmutation concepts for radioactive waste in complicated nuclear gasoline cycles. those complaints comprise the entire technical papers offered at a workshop.
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The design was upgraded and the MYRRHA project team favoured as much as possible mature or less demanding technologies in terms of research and development. In its 2005 version, MYRRHA consisted of a proton accelerator delivering a 350 MeV * 5mA beam to a windowless liquid Pb-Bi spallation target that in turn couples to a Pb-Bi cooled, subcritical fast core of 50 MW thermal power. The so-called “Draft – 2” design, published early 2005 , is summarised in Ref. . In addition, a business plan was written in 2007 and is updated on a regular basis .
The set-up of the Co-ordination Committee, as mentioned in the beginning of this communication, was in such a context the compulsory link between the work packages, where global coherency could be, and indeed has been, guaranteed. Conclusions Significant improvement has been obtained for both the long-term EFIT and the short-term XT-ADS. A more advanced design has been obtained for the accelerator components, with a clear focus on the expected reliability. The results obtained in DM1 DESIGN are a valuable set of data for further studies.
10]. In addition, a business plan was written in 2007 and is updated on a regular basis . Figure 2: MYRRHA “Draft – 2” 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Inner vessel Guard vessel Cooling tubes Cover Diaphragm Spallation loop Subcritical core Primary pumps Primary heat exchangers Emergency heat exchangers In-vessel fuel transfer machine In-vessel fuel storage Coolant conditioning system From MYRRHA to XT-ADS (2005-2009) SCK•CEN offered to use the MYRRHA 2005 design file as a starting basis for the Experimental Facility Demonstrating the Technical Feasibility of Transmutation in an Accelerator-driven System (XT-ADS) design in the FP6 EUROTRANS Integrated Project.