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Title: SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM FROM URANIUM

Abstract

A process is described for extracting plutonium from powdered neutron- irradiated urarium metal by contacting the latter, while maintaining it in the solid form, with molten magnesium which takes up the plutonium and separating the molten magnesium from the solid uranium.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4175685
Patent Number(s):
2917382
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
NSA Number:
NSA-14-007480
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; IRRADIATION; MAGNESIUM; MELTING; METALS; NEUTRONS; PLUTONIUM; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SOLIDS; URANIUM

Citation Formats

Feder, H M, and Nuttall, R L. SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM FROM URANIUM. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Feder, H M, & Nuttall, R L. SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM FROM URANIUM. United States.
Feder, H M, and Nuttall, R L. Tue . "SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM FROM URANIUM". United States.
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title = {SEPARATION OF PLUTONIUM FROM URANIUM},
author = {Feder, H M and Nuttall, R L},
abstractNote = {A process is described for extracting plutonium from powdered neutron- irradiated urarium metal by contacting the latter, while maintaining it in the solid form, with molten magnesium which takes up the plutonium and separating the molten magnesium from the solid uranium.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {12}
}