Corrosion of Spent Nuclear Fuel [electronic resource] : The Long-Term Assessment
- Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, 2004. and Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
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- vp : digital, PDF file
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- University of Michigan and United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
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- Free-to-read Unrestricted online access
- Spent nuclear fuel, essentially U₂, accounts for over 95% of the total radioactivity of all of the radioactive wastes in the United States that require disposal, disposition or remediation. The UO₂ in SNF is not stable under oxiding conditions and may also be altered under reducing conditions. The alteration of SNF results in the formation of new uranium phases that can cause the release or retardation of actinide and fission product radionuclides. Over the long term, and depending on the extent to which the secondary uranium phases incorporate fission products and actinides, these alteration phases become the near-field source term.
- Published through SciTech Connect., 10/07/2004., "doe/er/14816", "EMSP 73751", Rodney C. Ewing., and (US)
- Type of Report and Period Covered Note:
- Final; 09/15/1997 - 06/14/2004
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