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Experience of calculation, design, fabrication and testing of the electromagnetic pump system for the MEGAPIE target

S. Ivanov1 , E. Platacis1 , A. Flerov1 , A. Zik1 , P. Ming2 , F. Groeschel2 , S. Dementjev2

1 Institute of Physics, University of Latvia, 32 Miera 32, LV-2169 Salaspils, Latvia
2 Spallation Neutron Source Division, PSI, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

Transmutation is a worldwide promising and feasible technology for significant reduction of the amount, and thereby, the long-term radiotoxicity of highly radioactive wastes produced by the operation of nuclear power plants such as light water reactors. Plutonium, minor actinides and long-live fission products can be transmuted in an Accelerator Driven System (ADS). Figs 5, Refs 4.

Magnetohydrodynamics 42, No. 2/3, 275-280, 2006 [PDF, 0.32 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X