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Title: Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms

Disclosed is a method for converting spent nuclear fuel and surplus plutonium into a vitreous ceramic final waste form wherein spent nuclear fuel is bound in a crystalline matrix which is in turn bound within glass.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
434164
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Inst., Richland, WA (United States) PTO; SCA: 052001; PA: INS-97:003225; EDB-97:032857; SN: 97001726612
Patent Number(s):
US 5,597,516/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-514,308
Contract Number:
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 28 Jan 1997
Research Org:
Battelle Memorial Institute
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; SPENT FUELS; PLUTONIUM; VITRIFICATION; RADIOACTIVE WASTE PROCESSING; WASTE FORMS; CERAMICS