Accelerator-Driven Systems - A New Perspective On Fission Energy

  • Waclaw Gudowski
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASDT, volume 15)


In last few years Accelerator-Driven Systems (ADS) have been a subject of intensive research in many countries. This paper presents some basic facts about accelerator-driven transmutation with emphasis on Pu-incineration and makes a general overview of some of the research activities in ADS. Possible impact of accelerators on nuclear energy production and transmutation of nuclear wastes is preliminary assessed.


Fission Product Spallation Target Nuclear Transmutation Spallation Process Nuclear Energy Production 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Waclaw Gudowski
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  1. 1.Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

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