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Title: Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms

Abstract

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:
Research Org.:
Battelle Memorial Institute
OSTI Identifier:
527769
Patent Number(s):
5,656,009
Application Number:
PAN: 8-658,416; TRN: 97:016701
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Inst., Richland, WA (United States) PTO; SCA: 052001; PA: EDB-97:124127; SN: 97001843800
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 12 Aug 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; SPENT FUELS; PLUTONIUM; VITRIFICATION; RADIOACTIVE WASTE PROCESSING; WASTE FORMS; CERAMICS; GLASS

Citation Formats

Feng, X., and Einziger, R.E. Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Feng, X., & Einziger, R.E. Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms. United States.
Feng, X., and Einziger, R.E. Tue . "Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms". United States.
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