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DossierNuclear fuel cycle

​​France has opted for a policy of processing and recycling spent fuel. This strategy will reach its full potential with the fourth generation. The CEA developed most processes in use today, and is pursuing research to improve, extend, and adapt these technologies to tomorrow’s challenges.​ It is therefore preparing future fuel cycles in liaison with the development of 4th-generation nuclear systems. 

Published on 25 July 2016

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