Application of thermal technologies for processing of radioactive waste
The primary objective of this publication is to provide an overview of the various thermal technologies for processing various solid, liquid, organic and inorganic radioactive waste streams. The advantages, limitations and operating experience of various thermal technologies are explained. This publication also goes beyond previous work on thermal processes by addressing the applicability of each technology to national or regional nuclear programs of specific relative size (major advanced programs, small to medium programs, and emerging programs with other nuclear applications).--Publisher's description.
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