№1 2013


Radioactive waste characterization: goals and practice


V.V. Kononov, V.L. Tikhonovsky


Moscow, Russia


This article deals with objectives of the Russian nuclear industry in the field radioactive waste treatment which has become most relevant in the connection with the introduction of the law “On RW Treatment….”. The research of ways of safety and efficiency improvement in handling RW is being conducted in Russia today, and among them characterization of waste deserves special attention. This article is illustrated with the experience of organization and usage of RW characterization systems in exploitation and dismantling of objects in the Czech Republic (the example of Envinet a.s.).


Radioactive waste, Nuclear power station (NPP), radioactive waste handling, decommissioning, nuclear safety

For citing this article

Kononov V.V., Tikhonovsky V.L. Radioactive waste characterization: goals and practice // The Research of the Science City, 2013, no. 1, pp. 59-62.

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