Chemical Decontamination Design for NPP Decommissioning and Considerations on its Methodology

원전해체를 위한 화학제염 설계 및 그 방법론에 대한 고려사항

Park, Geun Young;Kim, Chang-Lak

  • Received : 2015.02.16
  • Accepted : 2015.05.11
  • Published : 2015.09.30


Decontamination is one of the crucial technologies that are applied during the decommissioning process of nuclear facilities to secure the safety of workers and to minimize the quantity of radioactive waste. Decontamination removes radionuclides on the surface of contaminated metal. Compared with decontamination for operational nuclear facilities, decontamination for nuclear power plants that are being decommissioned needs to remove the more and thicker surface using more aggressive agents or specially developed equipment. This paper analyzed the factors to be considered before planning the decontamination, representative decontamination technologies, and their application procedure,etc. ORCID




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