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Title: PRECIPITATION METHOD FOR THE SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM AND RARE EARTHS

Abstract

A method of purifying plutonium is given. Tetravalent plutonium is precipitated with thorium pyrophosphate, the plutonium is oxidized to the tetravalent state, and then impurities are precipitated with thorium pyrophosphate.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4171715
Patent Number(s):
2934402
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
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
NSA Number:
NSA-14-021612
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; IMPURITIES; PLUTONIUM; PRECIPITATION; RARE EARTHS; SEPARATION PROCESSES; THORIUM PHOSPHATES

Citation Formats

Thompson, S G. PRECIPITATION METHOD FOR THE SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM AND RARE EARTHS. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Thompson, S G. PRECIPITATION METHOD FOR THE SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM AND RARE EARTHS. United States.
Thompson, S G. Tue . "PRECIPITATION METHOD FOR THE SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM AND RARE EARTHS". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method of purifying plutonium is given. Tetravalent plutonium is precipitated with thorium pyrophosphate, the plutonium is oxidized to the tetravalent state, and then impurities are precipitated with thorium pyrophosphate.},
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journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {4}
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