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Title: Method for storing spent nuclear fuel in repositories

Abstract

A method for storing radioactive spent fuel in repositories containing sulfur as the storage medium is disclosed. Sulfur is non-corrosive and not subject to radiation damage. Thus, storage periods of up to 100 years are possible.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Bayport, NY
  2. Shoreham, NY
  3. Bellport, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863892
Patent Number(s):
4269728
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-0016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; storing; spent; nuclear; fuel; repositories; radioactive; containing; sulfur; storage; medium; disclosed; non-corrosive; subject; radiation; damage; periods; 100; storing spent; nuclear fuel; spent nuclear; spent fuel; storage medium; storing radioactive; radiation damage; containing sulfur; /588/250/264/376/976/

Citation Formats

Schweitzer, Donald G, Sastre, Cesar, and Winsche, Warren. Method for storing spent nuclear fuel in repositories. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Schweitzer, Donald G, Sastre, Cesar, & Winsche, Warren. Method for storing spent nuclear fuel in repositories. United States.
Schweitzer, Donald G, Sastre, Cesar, and Winsche, Warren. Thu . "Method for storing spent nuclear fuel in repositories". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863892.
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title = {Method for storing spent nuclear fuel in repositories},
author = {Schweitzer, Donald G and Sastre, Cesar and Winsche, Warren},
abstractNote = {A method for storing radioactive spent fuel in repositories containing sulfur as the storage medium is disclosed. Sulfur is non-corrosive and not subject to radiation damage. Thus, storage periods of up to 100 years are possible.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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