Atomic Energy

, Volume 92, Issue 4, pp 296–300 | Cite as

Determination of the Burnup of Spent Nuclear Fuel during Reloading

  • S. G. Oleinik
  • M. V. Maksimov
  • O. V. Maslov


A method is presented for determining the burnup of spent nuclear fuel during reloading. The method is based on an analysis of the results of γ spectrometric measurements performed at the Zaporozh'e nuclear power plant. This method differs from existing methods in that the initial enrichment of the nuclear fuel and the holding time of the nuclear fuel after irradiation are determined.


Power Plant Nuclear Power Plant Nuclear Fuel Spend Nuclear Fuel Spectrometric Measurement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. G. Oleinik
    • 1
  • M. V. Maksimov
    • 2
  • O. V. Maslov
    • 2
  1. 1.All-Russia Scientific-Research Institute of Nuclear Power PlantsRussian
  2. 2.Odessa National Polytechnical UniversityRussian

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