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

Zhao, P.; Bourcier, W. L.; Esser, B. K.; Shaw, H. F.
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p157
Academic Journal
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.


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