Plutonium and uranium disposition in a sodalite/glass composite waste form via XAFS

Richmann, Michael K.; Kropf, Arthur J.; Reed, Donald T.; Aase, Scot B.; Hash, Mark C.; Putty, Larry; Lexa, Dusan
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p89
Academic Journal
Sodalite/glass composite waste forms are being developed at Argonne National Laboratory for disposal of radioactive fission elements in salt form from the electrometallurgical treatment of spent EBR-II nuclear reactor fuel. For the purposes of this experiment, a matrix of four sample types was created. Given the previously stated target actinide loading in the process waste form, the decision was made to utilize 3:1 and 1:3 uranium to plutonium ratios in the salt used where the total actinide loading sums to 2 mol%. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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