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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2013, Article ID 674638, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/674638
Research Article

Transmutation Strategy Using Thorium-Reprocessed Fuel ADS for Future Reactors in Vietnam

Division of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita-shi, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

Received 30 May 2013; Revised 18 July 2013; Accepted 18 July 2013

Academic Editor: Arkady Serikov

Copyright © 2013 Thanh Mai Vu and Takanori Kitada. 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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