Immobilization of plutonium-containing waste into borobasalt, piroxen and andradite mineral-like compositions

Matyunin, Yu. I.; Yudintsev, S. V.; Jardine, L. J.
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p179
Academic Journal
Immobilization of plutonium-containing waste with obtaining stable and solid compositions is one of the problems that require a solution while managing radioactive waste. At VNIINM work is under way to select and synthesize matrix compositions for the immobilization of various-origin plutonium waste with the use of a cold crucible induction melting technology (CCIM). This paper presents information on the synthesis in a muffle furnace and in the CCIM zerium-, uranium- and plutonium-containing borobasalt, piroxen and andradite materials. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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