Plutonium reprocessing, breeder reactors, and decades of debate

@article{Zhang2015PlutoniumRB,
  title={Plutonium reprocessing, breeder reactors, and decades of debate},
  author={Hui Zhang},
  journal={Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists},
  year={2015},
  volume={71},
  pages={18 - 22}
}
  • Hui Zhang
  • Published 1 January 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Some observers believe that plutonium reprocessing is on the verge of an expansion, while others argue that the end of the practice is in sight. The risk of nuclear proliferation has always been the chief objection to reprocessing but proponents argue that today, with uranium enrichment technology more easily available, reprocessing no longer represents an efficient route toward nuclear weapons. Supporters also tout the energy security that reprocessing could provide to nations without… 
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Plutonium reprocessing, breeder reactors, and decades of debate
Some observers believe that plutonium reprocessing is on the verge of an expansion, while others argue that the end of the practice is in sight. The risk of nuclear proliferation has always been the
Plutonium reprocessing, breeder reactors, and decades of debate
Some observers believe that plutonium reprocessing is on the verge of an expansion, while others argue that the end of the practice is in sight. The risk of nuclear proliferation has always been the

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Plutonium reprocessing, breeder reactors, and decades of debate
Some observers believe that plutonium reprocessing is on the verge of an expansion, while others argue that the end of the practice is in sight. The risk of nuclear proliferation has always been the
Plutonium reprocessing, breeder reactors, and decades of debate
Some observers believe that plutonium reprocessing is on the verge of an expansion, while others argue that the end of the practice is in sight. The risk of nuclear proliferation has always been the