AVLIS


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AVLISAtomic Vapor Laser Isotope Separation
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So far, a little less than $400 million has been spent on the AVLIS program.
The enrichment-capable separator operated for 400 hours before the test concluded over the weekend at the AVLIS demonstration facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore, California.
Project development costs, primarily representing planned development and engineering spending for the future commercialization of the AVLIS uranium enrichment process, increased by $41.
With headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, USEC manages gaseous diffusion nuclear fuel enrichment plants in Paducah, Kentucky, and near Portsmouth, Ohio, and conducts AVLIS development and demonstration activities in Livermore, California.
With headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, USEC manages gaseous diffusion plants in Paducah, Kentucky, and nea r Portsmouth, Ohio, and conducts AVLIS development and demonstration activities in Livermore, California.
Under terms of the agreement, Cameco will develop and demonstrate at its facility in Port Hope, Ontario, a commercial process for converting natural uranium into a uranium metal alloy for feedstock in the AVLIS process.
The contract, awarded to GE Nuclear Energy based in San Jose, California, is for the development of the technology to convert the AVLIS product into uranium oxide for light water reactor fuel.
The results also reflect a shift in USEC's evaluation of its advanced technology options from the AVLIS program to centrifuge and SILEX.
AVLIS is the next-generation uranium enrichment process that is expected to achieve substantially lower production costs.
Reflecting a shift in funding from the AVLIS program to USEC's evaluation of the advanced technology options of centrifuge and SILEX, project development costs during the quarter declined to $2.
NMI has been a supplier of depleted uranium AVLIS feed material since 1980.
2 million in the same period a year ago, following the suspension of AVLIS.