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Title: Compositions and methods for treating nuclear fuel

Compositions are provided that include nuclear fuel. Methods for treating nuclear fuel are provided which can include exposing the fuel to a carbonate-peroxide solution. Methods can also include exposing the fuel to an ammonium solution. Methods for acquiring molybdenum from a uranium comprising material are provided.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1118256
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) PNNL
Patent Number(s):
8,636,966
Application Number:
13/964,914
Contract Number:
AC05-76RLO1830
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Aug 12
Research Org:
PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS

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