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Title: Beta transmutations in apatites with ferric iron as an electron acceptor – implication for nuclear waste form development

Abstract

The electron from beta decay is captured by the neighboring ferric ion, which is changed to the ferrous ion.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Geology and Geophysics; Center for Computation and Technology; Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Center for Performance and Design of Nuclear Waste Forms and Containers (WastePD)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1470158
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0016584
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 19; Journal Issue: 37; Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9076
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Yao, Ge, Zhang, Zelong, and Wang, Jianwei. Beta transmutations in apatites with ferric iron as an electron acceptor – implication for nuclear waste form development. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/C7CP02846F.
Yao, Ge, Zhang, Zelong, & Wang, Jianwei. Beta transmutations in apatites with ferric iron as an electron acceptor – implication for nuclear waste form development. United States. doi:10.1039/C7CP02846F.
Yao, Ge, Zhang, Zelong, and Wang, Jianwei. Sun . "Beta transmutations in apatites with ferric iron as an electron acceptor – implication for nuclear waste form development". United States. doi:10.1039/C7CP02846F.
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author = {Yao, Ge and Zhang, Zelong and Wang, Jianwei},
abstractNote = {The electron from beta decay is captured by the neighboring ferric ion, which is changed to the ferrous ion.},
doi = {10.1039/C7CP02846F},
journal = {Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)},
issn = {1463-9076},
number = 37,
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place = {United States},
year = {2017},
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