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Title: Depleted uranium oxides as spent-nuclear-fuel waste-package invert and backfill materials

Abstract

A new technology has been proposed in which depleted uranium, in the form of oxides or silicates, is placed around the outside of the spent nuclear fuel waste packages in the geological repository. This concept may (1) reduce the potential for repository nuclear criticality events and (2) reduce long-term release of radionuclides from the repository. As a new concept, there are significant uncertainties.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
517000
Report Number(s):
CONF-970793-2
ON: DE97008241; TRN: 97:018464
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: US Department of Energy workshop on uses of depleted uranium in storage, transportation and repository facilities, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 15-17 Jul 1997; Other Information: PBD: 7 Jul 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; RADIOACTIVE WASTE FACILITIES; BACKFILLING; DEPLETED URANIUM; USES; SPENT FUEL STORAGE; URANIUM OXIDES; URANIUM SILICATES; PACKAGING

Citation Formats

Forsberg, C.W., and Haire, M.J. Depleted uranium oxides as spent-nuclear-fuel waste-package invert and backfill materials. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Forsberg, C.W., & Haire, M.J. Depleted uranium oxides as spent-nuclear-fuel waste-package invert and backfill materials. United States.
Forsberg, C.W., and Haire, M.J. Mon . "Depleted uranium oxides as spent-nuclear-fuel waste-package invert and backfill materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/517000.
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