Scientific basis for nuclear waste management XXXI: symposium held September 16-21, 2007, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Materials Research Society, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 709 pages
This book offers an overview of the status of the UK's clean-up program and reviews international research programs including those in Europe and the United States. Topics Include: geological disposal concepts; ILW wasteforms; glasses and glass composite materials; leaching; ceramic wasteforms; radiation effects; Pu wasteforms; spent fuel; engineered barrier systems; mobilization, migration and retention and performance assessment.
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