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Title: Method for dissolving plutonium dioxide

Abstract

A method for dissolving plutonium dioxide comprises adding silver ions to a nitric acid-hydrofluoric acid solution to significantly speed up dissolution of difficultly soluble plutonium dioxide.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Oak Ridge, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
UNION CARBIDE CORP
OSTI Identifier:
862625
Patent Number(s):
3976775
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; dissolving; plutonium; dioxide; comprises; adding; silver; nitric; acid-hydrofluoric; acid; solution; significantly; speed; dissolution; difficultly; soluble; plutonium dioxide; hydrofluoric acid; dissolving plutonium; acid solution; nitric acid; comprises adding; soluble plutonium; /423/976/

Citation Formats

Tallent, Othar K. Method for dissolving plutonium dioxide. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Tallent, Othar K. Method for dissolving plutonium dioxide. United States.
Tallent, Othar K. Thu . "Method for dissolving plutonium dioxide". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862625.
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abstractNote = {A method for dissolving plutonium dioxide comprises adding silver ions to a nitric acid-hydrofluoric acid solution to significantly speed up dissolution of difficultly soluble plutonium dioxide.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
}

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