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Understanding the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Industry

Anna Bryndza, Sergey Yashin, Philippe Hatron, Gene Clark, Aleksey Dolgov, Dominique Dapei, Dmitry Anufriyev, Fletcher NewtonLadislav Havlíček, Aleksey Lebedev, Andrey Tovstenko

Despite political turbulences, cooperation in the nuclear field is flourishing. Companies from different countries working in the field make up a complex network covering a wide variety of uranium cycle processes, ranging from uranium extraction and enrichment to fuel fabrication and reprocessing. The Fukushima Daiichi accident, changes in the global demand for nuclear fuel, and technological advancements have profoundly influenced the industry.

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Security Index (Global Edition), No. 1 (110), Volume 21, Summer 2015

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