Second empirical method for preparing a plutonium predominance-region diagram

Silver, G.
July 2012
Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry;Jul2012, Vol. 293 Issue 1, p175
Academic Journal
The first empirical method for preparing a plutonium predominance-region diagram used horizontal lines to locate the boundaries of the regions of forbidden, unique, and ambiguous oxidation-state distributions. A second approach changes the procedure by using vertical lines to illustrate these regions. In both cases, the boundary lines are determined by the Pu oxidation number and the equilibrium fraction of one oxidation state.


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