Galperin, A and Shwageraus, E and Todosow, M Thorium fuel cycles for light water reactors: homogeneous design. In: Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., -- to -- 23 - 4-23 - 4.. (Unpublished)Full text not available from this repository.
The proliferation potential of the present light water reactor (LWR) fuel cycle is related primarily to the quantity and the quality of the residual Pu contained in the spent-fuel stockpile, although other potentially “weapons usable” materials are also a concern. Thorium-based nuclear fuel produces much smaller amounts of Pu in comparison with standard LWR fuel, and consequently, it is more proliferation resistant than conventional slightly enriched all-U fuel; the long-term toxicity of the spent-fuel stockpile is also reduced
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