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Title: Fixation of tritium in a highly stable polymer form

Abstract

A method for the fixation of tritium comprising reacting tritiated water with calcium carbide to produce calcium hydroxide and tritiated acetylene, polymerizing the acetylene, and then incorporating the polymer in a solidifying matrix.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Huntington Station, NY
  2. Patchogue, NY
  3. E. Islip, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862818
Patent Number(s):
4020003
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08F - MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS OBTAINED BY REACTIONS ONLY INVOLVING CARBON-TO-CARBON UNSATURATED BONDS
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(30-1)-16
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fixation; tritium; highly; stable; polymer; form; method; comprising; reacting; tritiated; water; calcium; carbide; produce; hydroxide; acetylene; polymerizing; incorporating; solidifying; matrix; comprising reacting; calcium hydroxide; tritiated water; highly stable; produce calcium; /588/976/

Citation Formats

Steinberg, Meyer, Colombo, Peter, and Pruzansky, Jacob. Fixation of tritium in a highly stable polymer form. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Steinberg, Meyer, Colombo, Peter, & Pruzansky, Jacob. Fixation of tritium in a highly stable polymer form. United States.
Steinberg, Meyer, Colombo, Peter, and Pruzansky, Jacob. Sat . "Fixation of tritium in a highly stable polymer form". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862818.
@article{osti_862818,
title = {Fixation of tritium in a highly stable polymer form},
author = {Steinberg, Meyer and Colombo, Peter and Pruzansky, Jacob},
abstractNote = {A method for the fixation of tritium comprising reacting tritiated water with calcium carbide to produce calcium hydroxide and tritiated acetylene, polymerizing the acetylene, and then incorporating the polymer in a solidifying matrix.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {1}
}

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