TITLE

Performance evaluation of pyrochlore ceramic waste forms by single pass flow through testing

AUTHOR(S)
Zhao, P.; Bourcier, W. L.; Esser, B. K.; Shaw, H. F.
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Titanate-based ceramic waste forms for the disposal of nuclear wastes have been the subjects of numerous studies over the past decades. In order to assess the performance of this ceramic in a potential Yucca Mountain high-level waste (HLW) repository, it is necessary to understand the kinetics and mechanisms of corrosion of the ceramic under repository conditions. To this end, we are conducting single pass flow-through (SPFT) dissolution tests on ceramics relevant to Pu disposition. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5663420

 

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