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Title: OXIDATION OF TRANSURANIC ELEMENTS

Abstract

A method is reported for oxidizing neptunium or plutonium in the presence of cerous values without also oxidizing the cerous values. The method consists in treating an aqueous 1N nitric acid solution, containing such cerous values together with the trivalent transuranic elements, with a quantity of hydrogen peroxide stoichiometrically sufficient to oxidize the transuranic values to the hexavalent state, and digesting the solution at room temperature.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4247451
Patent Number(s):
US 2874025
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-015127
NSA Number:
NSA-13-015127
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ACTINIDES; CERIUM COMPOUNDS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; HYDROGEN PEROXIDES; MIXING; NEPTUNIUM; NITRIC ACID; OPERATION; OXIDATION; PATENT; PLUTONIUM; QUANTITY RATIO; SOLUTIONS; TEMPERATURE; WATER

Citation Formats

Moore, R.L. OXIDATION OF TRANSURANIC ELEMENTS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Moore, R.L. OXIDATION OF TRANSURANIC ELEMENTS. United States.
Moore, R.L. Tue . "OXIDATION OF TRANSURANIC ELEMENTS". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method is reported for oxidizing neptunium or plutonium in the presence of cerous values without also oxidizing the cerous values. The method consists in treating an aqueous 1N nitric acid solution, containing such cerous values together with the trivalent transuranic elements, with a quantity of hydrogen peroxide stoichiometrically sufficient to oxidize the transuranic values to the hexavalent state, and digesting the solution at room temperature.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 1959},
month = {Tue Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 1959}
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