TITLE

Shrinking the atom

AUTHOR(S)
Jansen, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Mar2012, Issue 849, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on small modular reactors (SMR). The basic principle behind SMR is that not every nuclear facility needs to be a huge, resource- and capital-intensive project. This concept has been around for decades, but its popularity only grew following the 2011 tragedy at the Fukushima Daiichi. At present, several SMR designs are being developed around the world in countries ranging from the U.S. to Russia and India to South Korea.
ACCESSION #
75190953

 

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