strategy

Enriching uranium

Synonyms:
Enriching nuclear fuels
Implementation:
All civil uranium enrichment in Europe is carried out by two international consortia. At the nuclear reactor fuel fabrication plant in Pierrelatte, France, the EURODIF plant is enrichment by gaseous diffusion. The French CEA is developing a laser enrichment process (SILVA) with a view to having it operation some time during the decade 2000-2100.
Facilitates:
Using uranium
Subjects:
Metallic elements and alloys
Energy
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies