, Volume 400, Issue 6, pp 1555-1566
Date: 04 Jan 2011

Liquid–liquid extraction of actinides, lanthanides, and fission products by use of ionic liquids: from discovery to understanding

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Abstract

Liquid–liquid extraction of actinides and lanthanides by use of ionic liquids is reviewed, considering, first, phenomenological aspects, then looking more deeply at the various mechanisms. Future trends in this developing field are presented.

Published in the special issue Radioanalytics - Dedicated to Marie Skłodowska-Curie with Guest Editors Boguslaw Buszewski and Philippe Garrigues.