Appendix B
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AMB

graphite-moderated, water-cooled reactors (early versions of the RBMK reactor)

ANL

Argonne National Laboratory

ATW

accelerator transmutation of waste


BN-600

liquid metal fast reactor

BWR

boiling-water reactor

Bq

becquerels, 1Bq=1 disintegration per second


Ci

curies, 1 Ci=3.7×1010 disintegrations per second =3.7×1010 becquerels


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DWPF

Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site


EURT

Eastern Urals Radioactive Trail


FTB

floating technical base


GWe

gigawatts electric


HEU

highly-enriched uranium

HLW

high-level radioactive waste

HTGR

high-temperature gas reactor


ICPP

Idaho Chemical Processing Plant

INEEL

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory

IPPE

Institute of Physics and Power Engineering


LLW

low-level radioactive waste

LMFBR

Liquid-metal fast breeder reactor

LMR

liquid-metal reactor

LRW

liquid radioactive waste


MCC

Mining and Chemical Combine, Minatom Ministry of Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation

MOX

mixed oxide (uranium-plutonium)

MPC&A

materials protection, control, and accounting

MSRE

Molten Salt Reactor Experiment



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Appendix B Acronyms and Abbreviations AMB graphite-moderated, water-cooled reactors (early versions of the RBMK reactor) ANL Argonne National Laboratory ATW accelerator transmutation of waste BN-600 liquid metal fast reactor BWR boiling-water reactor Bq becquerels, 1Bq=1 disintegration per second Ci curies, 1 Ci=3.7×1010 disintegrations per second =3.7×1010 becquerels DOE U.S. Department of Energy DWPF Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site EURT Eastern Urals Radioactive Trail FTB floating technical base GWe gigawatts electric HEU highly-enriched uranium HLW high-level radioactive waste HTGR high-temperature gas reactor ICPP Idaho Chemical Processing Plant INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory IPPE Institute of Physics and Power Engineering LLW low-level radioactive waste LMFBR Liquid-metal fast breeder reactor LMR liquid-metal reactor LRW liquid radioactive waste MCC Mining and Chemical Combine, Minatom Ministry of Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation MOX mixed oxide (uranium-plutonium) MPC&A materials protection, control, and accounting MSRE Molten Salt Reactor Experiment

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MTHM metric tons of heavy metal MWd/kgHM megawatt-days per kilogram of heavy metal MWe megawatts electric MWth megawatts thermal NIIAR Scientific Research Institute of Nuclear Reactors (Dmitrovgrad) NIKIET Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering (Moscow) NPS nuclear-powered ship ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PA “Mayak” Production Association “Mayak” PFS Private Fuel Storage PIMCA The Priargunsky Industrial Mining-Chemical Association PIS the pilot-industrial site at Dmitrovgrad PMDA U.S.-Russia Plutonium Management and Disposi tion Agreement PUREX plutonium uranium extraction (chemical separation process) PWR pressurized-water reactor R&D research and development RBMK graphite-moderated, water-cooled reactor REDOX reduction-oxidation (chemical reactions) RT-1 reprocessing facility at PA “Mayak” in Russia RT-2 planned reprocessing facility at Zheleznogorsk in Russia SCC Siberian Chemical Combine (Tomsk-7 or Seversk) SFA spent fuel assembly SNF spent nuclear fuel SPZ sanitary-protection zone SRS Savannah River Site SRW solid radioactive waste STB shore technical base TBP tributyl phosphate THOREX thorium extraction (chemical separation process) TMI Three Mile Island (nuclear power plant in the United States) TRUEX Transuranic Extraction Process TUK-104 spent fuel transport cask VVER Russian pressurized water reactor WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant