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International Collaboration - Current Program Focus

  • Current program focus
    • Phase I projects: ISTC funding of ~$1M likely
      • DUO2 geochemistry: radionuclide sorption
      • Cermet manufacturing
      • Conventional DU aggregate manufacturing and testing
    • Phase II projects: Discussed with Russians, proposals sought within next several weeks
      • DUO2 geochemistry: alteration products, kinetics solubility
      • Advanced DU aggregate production: cold-walled melter
      • Micro-reinforced DU concrete
      • Long-life UO2 power source: disposal package self-monitoring
    • Support next visit of Undersecretary Card to Russia