Proceedings of the 2015 4th International Conference on Sensors, Measurement and Intelligent Materials

Rare earth element criticality and sustainable management

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Danielle Drost, Rongchang Wang
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Danielle Drost
Available Online January 2016.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icsmim-15.2016.168How to use a DOI?
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Railway, Track allocation problem, Bottleneck section, Stochastic schedule, Simulated annealing algorithm.
Abstract

Rare earth elements (REEs) are critical for their functions in many clean energy technologies, but many of these technologies use REEs which are at risk of supply disruption. For this reason, scientific research on the problems surrounding the supply side of these rare earth elements (REE) has recently bloomed. Concerns about tighter supplies that might increase costs for producing the necessary green technology take the “criticality” of some of these elements as a warning sign. In many papers, a cursory explanation of this criticality is given at most. In order to come up with management strategies that are able to help address the criticality of some of these elements, a scientific plausible picture should be given. The aim of this paper is do so by basing itself on a literature review of recent work.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2015 4th International Conference on Sensors, Measurement and Intelligent Materials
Series
Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
January 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-157-5
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsmim-15.2016.168How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2016, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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