WPFC deals with scientific issues in various existing and advanced nuclear fuel cycles, including fuel cycle scenarios, physics, separation chemistry and flowsheets, waste forms, fuels and materials,...
2 December 2019
Challenges related to extended storage are topical in most countries with mature nuclear programmes. Effort to address this issue is ongoing in individual countries. Available knowledge from member c...
18 June 2020
The nuclear fuel cycle is the chain of processes whereby nuclear fuel is prepared and managed before and after its use in a reactor.
2 December 2019
The expert group conducts joint and comparative studies to identify technical issues and support the development of innovative fuels that can be implemented in advanced nuclear fuel cycles.
27 February 2020
Under the guidance of the Working Party on Scientific Issues of Reactor Systems (WPRS) the expert group performs specific tasks associated with fuel performance aspects of present and future nuclear ...
6 December 2019
The high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) is a Generation IV reactor concept that uses a graphitemoderated gas-cooled nuclear reactor with a once-through uranium fuel cycle. This design permits ...
18 January 2019
Sodium fast reactors offer the most promising type of reactors to achieve such Generation IV goals at a reasonable time scale given the experience accumulated over the years. However, it is recognise...
5 November 2015
Average fuel burn-up in light water reactors (LWRs) has steadily increased with time as technological advances have been made. The practical limit is currently in the region of 50 GWd/t. The main dri...
22 August 2006
DATIF, the DATabase for IFpe, was first developed in 2018 in order to enhance accessibility to the IFPE legacy collection of integral fuel performance experiments data, jointly put together by the NE...
23 July 2020
The aim of the benchmark is to improve understanding and modelling of pellet-cladding mechanical interaction (PCMI) amongst NEA member organisations. This is achieved by comparing PCMI predictions of...
23 December 2019
The Working Party on Scientific Issues and Uncertainty Analysis of Reactor Systems (WPRS) studies the reactor physics, fuel performance, and radiation transport and shielding in present and future nu...
5 March 2021
The FIDES framework will help regulators, their technical support organisations, research organisations and the industry to consolidate their needs and resources in order to create a dynamic for impl...
10 January 2020
An expert roundtable discussion was held on 20 April 2021 to launch the NEA Framework for Irradiation Experiments (FIDES).
23 April 2021
30 June 2022
Saint Petersburg, Russia
The NEA is organising the 16th Information Exchange Meeting on Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation (16IEMPT) on 26-30 June 2022. The meeting will be held in Saint Petersburg, ...
7 September 2021