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Title: SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR PLUTONIUM

Abstract

A process of separating plutonium in at least the tetravalent state from fission products contained in an aqueous acidic solution by extraction with alkyl phosphate is reported. The plutonium can then be back-extracted from the organic phase by contact with an aqueous solution of sulfuric, phosphoric, or oxalic acid as a complexing agent.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4155814
Patent Number(s):
2924506
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01G - COMPOUNDS CONTAINING METALS NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES C01D OR C01F
NSA Number:
NSA-14-015716
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ACIDS; BUTYL PHOSPHATES; COMPLEXES; FISSION PRODUCTS; OXALIC ACID; PHOSPHORIC ACID; PLUTONIUM; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SOLUTIONS; SOLVENT EXTRACTION; SULFURIC ACID; WATER

Citation Formats

Anderson, H H, and Asprey, L B. SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR PLUTONIUM. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Anderson, H H, & Asprey, L B. SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR PLUTONIUM. United States.
Anderson, H H, and Asprey, L B. Mon . "SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR PLUTONIUM". United States.
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title = {SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR PLUTONIUM},
author = {Anderson, H H and Asprey, L B},
abstractNote = {A process of separating plutonium in at least the tetravalent state from fission products contained in an aqueous acidic solution by extraction with alkyl phosphate is reported. The plutonium can then be back-extracted from the organic phase by contact with an aqueous solution of sulfuric, phosphoric, or oxalic acid as a complexing agent.},
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journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {2}
}