Thorium Fuel Cycle: Emerging Opportunities

Thorium Fuel Cycle: Emerging Opportunities

  • January 2020 •
  • 14 pages •
  • Report ID: 5841107 •
  • Format: PDF
Report Includes:
- An overview of emerging market and opportunities for thorium fuel cycle
- Characterization and quantification of the thorium fuel market based on material type and technology type
- Information on advanced materials for the thorium fuel cycle
- Coverage of recent advances in technologies and applications of the thorium fuel cycle

Summary
This report is one in a series of three that discuss emerging opportunities from the development of advanced nuclear power technologies and solutions.

This report focuses on emerging opportunities from the development of the thorium fuel cycle.

Global Market for Thorium Fuel Cycle

Thorium, which is found naturally in its isotope Thorium 232 (232Th), is used in the metal, chemical, pharmaceutical, and electrical and electronics industries to make products such as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding electrodes and incandescent lamp filaments.