Plutonium: disproportionation reactions and acidity changes

Silver, G.
May 2016
Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry;May2016, Vol. 308 Issue 2, p759
Academic Journal
Disproportionation reactions can noticeably change the acidity of a plutonium solution. The estimation of the pH change depends on the the Pu concentration, the initial oxidation-state distribution, the initial pH of the solution, and the values of three equilibrium constants. The method can be used to estimate the minimum Pu concentration that produces a specified change in the solution acidity. The results can be checked.


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