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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 412349, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/412349
Research Article

Economic Viability of Metallic Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor Fuel in Korea

1Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, 1045 Daedeokdaero, Yuseung-Gu, Daejeon 305-353, Republic of Korea
2Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 291 Daehakro, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon 305-353, Republic of Korea

Received 7 November 2012; Revised 18 February 2013; Accepted 19 February 2013

Academic Editor: Michael F. Simpson

Copyright © 2013 S. K. Kim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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