J-GLOBAL ID:200904081875011234  Research Project code:9800047148 Update date:Dec. 02, 2004

Study on neutron shield in transportation of spent high-burnup nuclear fuel

Study period:1996 - 2000
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (1):
Research overview:
This study deals with: (1) Comprehensive examination of the amount of neutron generation from transuranic elements; (2) Evaluation of the neutron-shielding performance of new shielding materials; (3) Establishment of an optimum shield structure consisting of a combination of a new shielding material and a structural material; (4) Evaluation of neutron skyshine; (5) Onboard examination and its analysis; (6) Development of a simplified computation algorithm.
Project Organization (1):
  • (A144000000)
Research program: Special Research and Development for Peaceful Utilization
Ministry with control over the research :
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Organization with control over the research:
National Maritime Research Institute
Research budget: 1996: \13,641,000

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