Muons will produce fission in transuranics without the need to produce neutrons, Neutrons that result from transuranic fission can be minimized by adding boron to that muon catalyzed fission reaction to absorb those secondary neutrons.
On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 4:31 PM, <mix...@bigpond.com> wrote: > In reply to Jed Rothwell's message of Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:53:20 -0500: > Hi, > [snip] > >material is left in it. In other words, breeder reactors may improve > >tremendously hundreds of years from now. > > We already have the technology to do this. Accelerator based reactors > would be > able to burn up the Actinides, which are the major long lived > radioisotopes. > > As previously mentioned, muon based fusion reactors creating fast neutrons > might > also be used. > > BTW, I'm surprised you didn't mention the possibility of using LENR to > remediate > the waste. ;) > > [snip] > Regards, > > > Robin van Spaandonk > > local asymmetry = temporary success > >