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Nuclear energy: today and tomorrow in the RSA

W. A. Schumann
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 4, No 4 | a1049 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v4i4.1049 | © 1985 W. A. Schumann | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 18 March 1985 | Published: 18 March 1985

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W. A. Schumann,, South Africa

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Abstract

The energy content of relevant materials and world energy resources are briefly discussed. A short review is given of fundamental aspects of uranium enrichment and the disposal of radio-active material as part of the conventional nuclear fuel cycle. Alternative energy production systems for the RSA are suggested. These are based on the spectrum of choices presented by the nuclear energy continuum of nuclear fission, fusion and spallation particle accelerator systems.

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