Single crystal growth of (U[sub 1-x]Pu[sub x])O[sub 2] mixed oxides

Rebizant, J.; Bednarczyk, E.; Boulet, P.; Fuchs, C.; Wastin, F.
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p355
Academic Journal
Single crystals of MOX are certainly required for more detailed studies. To our knowledge, no single crystal growth of transuranium mixed oxides was reported. Then, continuing our efforts on pure actinide oxides started some twenty years ago,4 we successfully grew crystals of (U[sub 1-x]Pu[sub x])O[sub 2], (U[sub 1-x]Np[sub x])O[sub 2], (U[sub 1-x-y]Pu[sub x]Np[sub y])O[sub 2] and (U[sub 1-x-y]Pu[sub x]Am[sub y])O[sub 2]. Here, we concentrate on the (U, Pu)O[sub 2] system. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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