Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXII:
Neil C. Hyatt, David A. Pickett, Raul B. Rebak
Cambridge University Press, Jul 30, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 592 pages
Researchers from 15 countries come together in this volume, the most recent in a popular and long-standing proceedings series, to focus on materials-related issues associated with nuclear waste management. Invited and contributed papers cover a wide range of topics including: national research programs; advanced fuel cycles; behavior of spent nuclear fuel; nuclear waste glasses and vitrification; ceramic waste forms; engineered barrier systems and the near field; cementitious waste forms; geological disposal; container corrosion; waste-form performance and natural analogues; and migration and colloids. Long-term performance and corrosion issues at the Yucca Mountain Repository are also featured, as are presentations from a joint session with Symposium O, Structure/Property Relationships in Fluorite-Derivative Compounds, on actinide fuels and waste forms.
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LongTerm Performance of the Proposed Yucca
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2009 Materials Research actinides Alloy 22 amorphous analysis anatase barrier behavior bentonite calcite calculated canister carbon cations cement cementitious chemical chloride coefficient colloids composition concentration containing corrosion rate crevice corrosion crystalline density diffusion dissolution drip shield effects electrochemical energy environment evaluated experimental experiments fracture glass groundwater hydration increase initial ions irradiated Laboratory layer localized corrosion Materials Research Society matrix measured metal migration mineral montmorillonite NaCl Nuclear Waste observed oxidation oxygen parameters particles passive performance assessment phases plutonium porosity portlandite postclosure precipitation Proc pyrochlore Radioactive Waste radionuclides ratio Rebak redox release repository rock rutile samples shown in Figure silica silicic acid simulated smectite solid solubility solution sorption specimen spectra spent fuel spent nuclear fuel structure surface area Symp Table temperature tests tracer transport uranium values vitrification Waste Management waste package wasteforms Yucca Mountain zone