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Title: Radiolytic and Thermal Processes Relevant to Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuels

Abstract

The purpose of this project is to deliver pertinent information that can be used to make rational decisions about the safety and treatment issues associated with dry storage of spent nuclear fuel materials. In particular, we will establish an understanding of: (1) water interactions with failed-fuel rods and metal-oxide materials; (2) the role of thermal processes and radiolysis (solid-state and interfacial) in the generation of potentially explosive mixtures of gaseous H2 and O2; and (3) the potential role of radiation-assisted corrosion during fuel rod storage.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; Rutgers University, Dept. of Physics,Piscataway, NJ (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
831159
Report Number(s):
EMSP-60392-2000
R&D Project: EMSP 60392; TRN: US0405644
DOE Contract Number:  
FG07-97ER14833
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; CORROSION; DRY STORAGE; EXPLOSIVES; FUEL RODS; MIXTURES; NUCLEAR FUELS; RADIOLYSIS; SAFETY; STORAGE; WATER; SPENT FUELS

Citation Formats

Marschman, Steven C, Madey, Theodore E, Haustein, Peter E, Orlando, Thomas M, and Cowin, James P. Radiolytic and Thermal Processes Relevant to Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuels. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/831159.
Marschman, Steven C, Madey, Theodore E, Haustein, Peter E, Orlando, Thomas M, & Cowin, James P. Radiolytic and Thermal Processes Relevant to Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuels. United States. doi:10.2172/831159.
Marschman, Steven C, Madey, Theodore E, Haustein, Peter E, Orlando, Thomas M, and Cowin, James P. Thu . "Radiolytic and Thermal Processes Relevant to Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuels". United States. doi:10.2172/831159. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/831159.
@article{osti_831159,
title = {Radiolytic and Thermal Processes Relevant to Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuels},
author = {Marschman, Steven C and Madey, Theodore E and Haustein, Peter E and Orlando, Thomas M and Cowin, James P},
abstractNote = {The purpose of this project is to deliver pertinent information that can be used to make rational decisions about the safety and treatment issues associated with dry storage of spent nuclear fuel materials. In particular, we will establish an understanding of: (1) water interactions with failed-fuel rods and metal-oxide materials; (2) the role of thermal processes and radiolysis (solid-state and interfacial) in the generation of potentially explosive mixtures of gaseous H2 and O2; and (3) the potential role of radiation-assisted corrosion during fuel rod storage.},
doi = {10.2172/831159},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {6}
}

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