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Title: METHOD OF DISSOLVING MASSIVE PLUTONIUM

Abstract

Massive plutonium can be dissolved in a hot mixture of concentrated nitric acid and a small quantity of hydrofluoric acid. A preliminary oxidation with water under superatmospheric pressure at 140 to 150 deg C is advantageous

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4130162
Patent Number(s):
2942938
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01G - COMPOUNDS CONTAINING METALS NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES C01D OR C01F
NSA Number:
NSA-14-025497
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; HYDROFLUORIC ACID; MIXING; NITRIC ACID; OXIDATION; PLUTONIUM; PREPARATION; PRESSURE; SOLUTIONS; TEMPERATURE; WATER

Citation Formats

Facer, J F, and Lyon, W L. METHOD OF DISSOLVING MASSIVE PLUTONIUM. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Facer, J F, & Lyon, W L. METHOD OF DISSOLVING MASSIVE PLUTONIUM. United States.
Facer, J F, and Lyon, W L. Tue . "METHOD OF DISSOLVING MASSIVE PLUTONIUM". United States.
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title = {METHOD OF DISSOLVING MASSIVE PLUTONIUM},
author = {Facer, J F and Lyon, W L},
abstractNote = {Massive plutonium can be dissolved in a hot mixture of concentrated nitric acid and a small quantity of hydrofluoric acid. A preliminary oxidation with water under superatmospheric pressure at 140 to 150 deg C is advantageous},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {6}
}