The Japanese Thorium Program

@inproceedings{Sasa2016TheJT,
  title={The Japanese Thorium Program},
  author={Toshinobu Sasa},
  year={2016}
}
The Japanese nuclear energy policy is based on the uranium–plutonium cycle including application of a fast breeder reactor. In 2010, the Japan Atomic Energy Commission launched a council to construct a new framework of nuclear energy policy. Although progress has been halted after the Fukushima accident caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake, the application of thorium fuel is discussed as one of the alternative options for future nuclear fuel cycles and it is recommended to precede in basic… CONTINUE READING

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