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[FSNCAN] Digest Number 122

Carlo Rubbia discussed this issue with me. He raised the Accelerator Driven Systems, and the prospect of reducing radioactive waste to harmless ash while co-generating electrical power. As you might expect, I was unable to comment on the
science.

Here are some pointers to information about Accelerator Driven Systems:

Safety of Nuclear Waste Burners
http://ads_safety.jrc.it/

Introduction to Accelerator Driven Systems
http://www.neutron.kth.se/transmutation/introduction/

Accelerator Driven Systems (ADS) - Homepage
http://itumagill.fzk.de/ADS/
http://itumagill.fzk.de/ADS/whatsnew.html
http://itumagill.fzk.de/ADS/history.html

Accelerator-Driven Systems
http://www.kolej.mff.cuni.cz/~lmotm275/RUZE/17/node5.html

Disposition of Nuclear Wastes Using Subcritical Accelerator-Driven Systems
http://www.uilondon.org/sym/1999/venneri.htm

Peter Turney

Updated March 12, 2002