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14.03.2016

TVEL has announced delivery of the first batch of molybdenum-100 to South Korea


Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer TVEL (belongs to State Corporation Rosatom) has announced delivery of the first batch of molybdenum-100 produced as part of cooperation between Electrochemical Plant and V/O Isotope to South Korea. 

That cooperation is based on a long-term contract the two Russian companies signed last December with South Korea's Institute for Basic Science. The quantity of the first delivery was 10 kg, while subsequent batches of 30-40 kg are planned for delivery between 2017 and 2019. 

The Mo-100 is to be used as part of the international AMoRE (Advanced Mo based Rare process Experiment) collaboration.


Source: World Nuclear News