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Title: Recognized Leader in Electrochemical Purification

PNNL scientists developed an electrochemical method for purifying copper, a key material that makes possible radiation detection systems of unprecedented sensitivity. The method begins with the purest copper materials available, and results in the lowest-background copper in the world. Chemist Eric Hoppe explains the process.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1144724
Resource Type:
Other
Research Org:
PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY ELECTROCHEMICAL PURIFICATION; CLEAN ROOM; SHALLOW UNDERGROUND LABORATORY SUL; PHYSICS; FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE; COPPER; PURIFICATION