Radiation resistance of gadolinium zirconate pyrochlore

Wang, S. X.; Wang, L. M.; Ewing, R. C.; Kutty, K. V. Govidan; Weber, W. J.
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p15
Academic Journal
The pyrochlore structure-type is a proposed host phase for the immobilization of plutonium. Previous studies have shown that a wide variety of actinide pyrochlores can be synthesized. Gadolinium zirconate with the pyrochlore structure has been shown to be remarkably radiation resistant. We report additional results of ion-beam irradiation studies. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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