Bolshakov Boris Evgenievich, Doctor of Technical Sciences, professor, full member of RANS, head of Sustainable Innovative Development Department of “Dubna” University, co-head of International Scientific School of Sustainable Development n.a. P.G. Kuznetsov
Buttsev Vladimir Stepanovich, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, professor emeritus at ITEP, Academician and Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Engineering on Science and Nuclear Energy, researcher at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Gusev Boris Vladimirovich, Doctor of Engineering, professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Russian and International Engineering Academy, foreign member of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts
Advanced technologies are considered including the solving of the global problem of using U-238 in the irradiation reaction by fast neutrons for producing Pu-239 as a fuel for APS and mini-APS. In this case, the nuclear power plants will work as a multiplier when new fuel is more than it was loaded initially. Such a scientific progress is capable of providing the country with available and cheap electric power for several years ahead at a U-235 deficiency and falling the oil prices.
KEYWORDS: global tendencies of technological development, sustainable development, atomic power station, mini-APS, fuel for APS, 235U, 238U.
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