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Title: PRODUCTION OF PLUTONIUM METAL

Abstract

A process is given for producing plutonium metal by the reduction of plutonium chloride, dissolved in alkali metal chloride plus or minus aluminum chloride, with magnesium or a magnesium-aluminum alloy at between 700 and 800 deg C and separating the plutonium or plutonium-aluminum alloy formed from the salt.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4103721
Patent Number(s):
2968547
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-15-007394
NSA Number:
NSA-15-007394
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ALKALI METALS; ALLOYS; ALUMINUM; ALUMINUM CHLORIDES; CHLORIDES; MAGNESIUM; METALS; PLUTONIUM; PLUTONIUM CHLORIDES; PRODUCTION; REDUCTION; SALTS; SEPARATION PROCESSES; TEMPERATURE

Citation Formats

Lyon, W.L., and Moore, R.H. PRODUCTION OF PLUTONIUM METAL. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Lyon, W.L., & Moore, R.H. PRODUCTION OF PLUTONIUM METAL. United States.
Lyon, W.L., and Moore, R.H. Tue . "PRODUCTION OF PLUTONIUM METAL". United States.
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title = {PRODUCTION OF PLUTONIUM METAL},
author = {Lyon, W.L. and Moore, R.H.},
abstractNote = {A process is given for producing plutonium metal by the reduction of plutonium chloride, dissolved in alkali metal chloride plus or minus aluminum chloride, with magnesium or a magnesium-aluminum alloy at between 700 and 800 deg C and separating the plutonium or plutonium-aluminum alloy formed from the salt.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {1}
}