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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2024, 7(4); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2024.070406.

Research on Innovative Nuclear Waste Treatment Based on TRPO Spray Incineration


Shijie Zhao1,2,3, Xiaohai Li1,2,3, Wei Xu1,2,3, Bowen Zheng1,2,3, Yu Zhang1,2,3, Yongtai Yuan1,2,3

Corresponding Author:
Shijie Zhao

1China Institute for Radiation Protection, Taiyuan, 030000, Shanxi, China

2Shanxi Province Engineering Research Center of Nuclear Facility Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management, Taiyuan, 030000, Shanxi, China

3Nuclear Retirement Governance Technology Innovation Center, Taiyuan, 030000, Shanxi, China


This study is dedicated to exploring innovative nuclear waste management methods based on TRPO spray incineration technology. With the continuous development of nuclear energy industry, the increase of radioactive waste liquid has brought challenges in treatment, and the treatment of radioactive organic waste liquid has become more prominent. In this context, Tsinghua University has developed the Trialky lphosphine oxide (TRPO) extraction technology, which effectively separates radioactive nuclides from waste liquid, thereby reducing treatment costs and difficulties. The treatment of radioactive TRPO organic waste liquid still faces significant challenges such as safety, duration, complexity of treatment technology, and international legal and scientific cooperation. The highly complex and risky characteristics of this technology cannot be ignored. After all, the feasibility and economy of this technology are related to environmental protection and human safety. Further research and exploration are necessary. Combining the advantages of the two technologies is conducive to the thorough decomposition of harmful substances in nuclear waste, solidification and reduction of radioactive substances, so as to make them harmless and resourceful. In addition, international exchange and continuous improvement of laws and regulations are also very important, which will facilitate the widespread application of this technology and provide talent and legal protection for deeper research.


TRPO Spray Incineration, Innovative Nuclear Waste Management, Radioactive Organic Waste Liquid

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Shijie Zhao, Xiaohai Li, Wei Xu, Bowen Zheng, Yu Zhang, Yongtai Yuan. Research on Innovative Nuclear Waste Treatment Based on TRPO Spray Incineration. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 4: 36-41. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2024.070406.


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