Partitioning and Transmutation
The report scientifically analyses transmutation as a possible treatment for German nuclear waste and its possible advantages and risks. It describes all technically necessary steps and facilities in the process of transmutation and their respective R&D status. This covers also all end- and byproducts of the process chain. and the complete infrastructure that has to be maintained as well as the necessary economical and time factors that have to be considered. Additional legal, societal and other issues that may be subject to societal change are discussed.