TITLE

Anisotropic expansion of Pu through the α-β-γ phase transitions while under radial compressive stress

AUTHOR(S)
Spearing, Dane R.; Veirs, D. Kirk; Prenger, F. Coyne
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In support of the new US Department of Energy (DOE) standard for the stabilization, packaging, and storage of plutonium bearing materials, the effects of the volume expansion associated with the α/β and β/γ transformations of Pu metal on the integrity of a stainless steel storage container were examined. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5663444

 

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