CURRENT STATE AND THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY

  • D.P. Belozorov
  • L.N. Davydov
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Security through Science Series book series

Abstract

The current status and prospects of the world nuclear energy are analyzed. It is shown that because of the fossil fuel shortage the future of the mankind is hardly possible without the nuclear energy. The scientific and technology challenges of the future Generation III and IV nuclear energy systems are outlined. It is stated that to meet the safety criteria they must be sustainable, economical, reliable, proliferation resistant, and physically protected.

Keywords

Convection Carbide Helium Hydrocarbon Egypt 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D.P. Belozorov
    • 1
  • L.N. Davydov
    • 1
  1. 1.National Science Centre “Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology”KharkovUkraine

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