Reactors & Nuclear Fuel Making Lecture | Nuclear Policy 101

Reactors & Nuclear Fuel Making Lecture

Lecture Notes:

Videos:

  • Henry Sokolski, “Nuclear Energy Basics: Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Making.” Updated 2020.
    • Part 1: Fuel Cycle Introduction and Uranium Recovery
    • Part 2: Uranium Enrichment: EMIS and Gaseous Diffusion
    • Part 3: Uranium Enrichment: Gas Centrifuge
    • Part 4: Fuel Fabrication and Nuclear Reactors
    • Part 5: Heavy Water Reactors
    • Part 6: Fast Breeder Reactors
    • Part 7: Light Water Reactors
    • Part 8: Other Modern Reactors and Spent Fuel Storage
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Slides:

  • “Nuclear Energy Basics, Part 2: Reactors and Nuclear Fuel Making,” Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, updated October 2021.  Available as a PDF.