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Title: A REVISED METHOD FOR ESTIMATING OXIDE BASICITY PER THE SMITH SCALE WITH EXAMPLE APPLICATION TO GLASS DURABILITY

Abstract

Previous researchers have developed correlations between oxide electronegativity and oxide basicity. The present paper revises those correlations using a newer method of calculating electronegativity of the oxygen anion. Basicity is expressed using the Smith {alpha} parameter scale. A linear relation was found between the oxide electronegativity and the Smith {alpha} parameter, with an R{sup 2} of 0.92. An example application of this new correlation to the durability of high-level nuclear waste glass is demonstrated. The durability of waste glass was found to be directly proportional to the quantity and basicity of the oxides of tetrahedrally coordinated network forming ions.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Hanford Site (HNF), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM)
OSTI Identifier:
1028210
Report Number(s):
WRPS-50343 Rev 0
Journal ID: ISSN 1293-2558; TRN: US1105554
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC27-08RV14800
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Solid State Sciences
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 13; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1293-2558
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; CORRELATIONS; ELECTRONEGATIVITY; GLASS; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; IONS; OXIDES; OXYGEN; RADIOACTIVE WASTES

Citation Formats

REYNOLDS JG. A REVISED METHOD FOR ESTIMATING OXIDE BASICITY PER THE SMITH SCALE WITH EXAMPLE APPLICATION TO GLASS DURABILITY. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2011.07.005.
REYNOLDS JG. A REVISED METHOD FOR ESTIMATING OXIDE BASICITY PER THE SMITH SCALE WITH EXAMPLE APPLICATION TO GLASS DURABILITY. United States. doi:10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2011.07.005.
REYNOLDS JG. Wed . "A REVISED METHOD FOR ESTIMATING OXIDE BASICITY PER THE SMITH SCALE WITH EXAMPLE APPLICATION TO GLASS DURABILITY". United States. doi:10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2011.07.005. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1028210.
@article{osti_1028210,
title = {A REVISED METHOD FOR ESTIMATING OXIDE BASICITY PER THE SMITH SCALE WITH EXAMPLE APPLICATION TO GLASS DURABILITY},
author = {REYNOLDS JG},
abstractNote = {Previous researchers have developed correlations between oxide electronegativity and oxide basicity. The present paper revises those correlations using a newer method of calculating electronegativity of the oxygen anion. Basicity is expressed using the Smith {alpha} parameter scale. A linear relation was found between the oxide electronegativity and the Smith {alpha} parameter, with an R{sup 2} of 0.92. An example application of this new correlation to the durability of high-level nuclear waste glass is demonstrated. The durability of waste glass was found to be directly proportional to the quantity and basicity of the oxides of tetrahedrally coordinated network forming ions.},
doi = {10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2011.07.005},
journal = {Solid State Sciences},
issn = {1293-2558},
number = 9,
volume = 13,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {7}
}