Nuclear fuel in the shelter

  title={Nuclear fuel in the shelter},
  author={A. Borovoǐ},
  journal={Atomic Energy},
  • A. Borovoǐ
  • Published 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Atomic Energy
The stages of multiyear investigations of the fuel-containing materials remaining in the Shelter after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, including the determination of their total amount and the physicochemical properties, are described. Thus far ∼150 tons of fuel from the destroyed reactor have been found inside the Shelter. Another ∼ 30 tons could be located in sites which are still inaccessible to investigators. One section of this paper is devoted to the analysis of the… Expand