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Title: Uranium extraction: Fuel from seawater

Abstract

Over four billion tonnes of uranium are currently in the oceans that could be harvested for nuclear fuel, but current capture methods have limited performance and reusability. Now, an electrochemical method using modified carbon electrodes is shown to be promising for the extraction of uranium from seawater.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  2. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1361344
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Energy
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 2058-7546
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY; Uranium from Seawater

Citation Formats

Tsouris, Costas, and Oak Ridge National Lab. Uranium extraction: Fuel from seawater. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1038/nenergy.2017.22.
Tsouris, Costas, & Oak Ridge National Lab. Uranium extraction: Fuel from seawater. United States. doi:10.1038/nenergy.2017.22.
Tsouris, Costas, and Oak Ridge National Lab. Fri . "Uranium extraction: Fuel from seawater". United States. doi:10.1038/nenergy.2017.22. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1361344.
@article{osti_1361344,
title = {Uranium extraction: Fuel from seawater},
author = {Tsouris, Costas and Oak Ridge National Lab.},
abstractNote = {Over four billion tonnes of uranium are currently in the oceans that could be harvested for nuclear fuel, but current capture methods have limited performance and reusability. Now, an electrochemical method using modified carbon electrodes is shown to be promising for the extraction of uranium from seawater.},
doi = {10.1038/nenergy.2017.22},
journal = {Nature Energy},
number = 4,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}

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