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The Journal of Instytut Chemii i Techniki Jadrowej
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‘Zero energy’ electron beam technology for sludge hygienization

References 1. Chmielewski, A. G., & Han, B. (2016). Electron beam technology for environmental pollution control. Top. Curr. Chem ., 374 , 68(30 pp.). DOI: 10.1007/s41061-016-0069-4. 2. Central Statistical Office of Poland. (2018, December). Statistical yearbook of the Republic of Poland 2018 (Chapter II: Environmental protection, Table 13(24), p. 106). Retrieved January 24, 2019, from,2,18.html . 3. Inoue, S

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Overview of processing technologies for tungsten-steel composites and FGMs for fusion applications

mechanical and thermal properties on plasma sprayed coatings. J. Therm. Spray Technol ., 21 (3/4), 372–382. DOI: 10.1007/s11666-012-9739-0. 7. Matějíček, J., Vilémová, M., Kavka, T., Ctibor, P., Mušálek, R., Medřický, J., & Iždinský, K. (2015). Tungsten-steel composites and FGMs prepared by hybrid water-argon plasma spraying. To appear in Surface and Coatings Technology . 8. Matějíček, J., Chráska, P., & Linke, J. (2007). Thermal spray coatings for fusion applications – review. J. Therm. Spray Technol ., 16 (1), 64–83. DOI: 10.1007/s11666

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Production of Fission Product 99Mo using High-Enriched Uranium Plates in Polish Nuclear Research Reactor MARIA: Technology and Neutronic Analysis


The main objective of 235U irradiation is to obtain the 99mTc isotope, which is widely used in the domain of medical diagnostics. The decisive factor determining its availability, despite its short lifetime, is a reaction of radioactive decay of 99Mo into 99mTc. One of the possible sources of molybdenum can be achieved in course of the 235U fission reaction. The paper presents activities and the calculation results obtained upon the feasibility study on irradiation of 235U targets for production of 99Mo in the MARIA research reactor. Neutronic calculations and analyses were performed to estimate the fission products activity for uranium plates irradiated in the reactor. Results of dummy targets irradiation as well as irradiation uranium plates have been presented. The new technology obtaining 99Mo is based on irradiation of high-enriched uranium plates in standard reactor fuel channel and calculation of the current fission power generation. Measurements of temperatures and the coolant flow in the molybdenum installation carried out in reactor SAREMA system give online information about the current fission power generated in uranium targets. The corrective factors were taken into account as the heat generation from gamma radiation from neighbouring fuel elements as well as heat exchange between channels and the reactor pool. The factors were determined by calibration measurements conducted with aluminium mock-up of uranium plates. Calculations of fuel channel by means of REBUS code with fine mesh structure and libraries calculated by means of WIMS-ANL code were performed.

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Evaluation of passive autocatalytic recombiners operation efficiency by means of the lumped parameter approach

* This paper is based on a lecture given at the Polish Energy Mix-2014 Conference held at Ustroń Śląski, Poland, on 15–17 October 2014. References 1. Sehgal, B. R. (Ed.) (2012). Nuclear safety in light water reactors. Severe accident phenomenology . Elsevier. 2. Bury, T. (2005). Analysis of thermal and flow processes within containments of water nuclear reactors during loss-of-coolant accidents . PhD thesis, Institute of Thermal Technology, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice. 3. Fic, A., & Skorek, J. (1993). Mathematical model of

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Electron beam treatment of simulated marine diesel exhaust gases

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Development of the Chalmers Grouped Actinide Extraction Process

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Degradation and detoxification of 2-chlorophenol aqueous solutions using ionizing gamma radiation

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Effects of radiopharmaceuticals on articular cartilage’s mechanical properties

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Chemical reduction of nitrate by zerovalent iron nanoparticles adsorbed radiation-grafted copolymer matrix

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