• [FSNCAN] Digest Number 122


[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

Introduction to Accelerator Driven Systems

Accelerator Driven Systems (ADS) - Homepage

Accelerator-Driven Systems

Disposition of Nuclear Wastes Using Subcritical Accelerator-Driven Systems

Peter Turney

Updated March 12, 2002

Last updated: May 28 2009