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Inventory and characterization of important radionuclides for the safety of storage and disposal. Correlation with key radionuclides in typical waste streams

  • A. Raymond
  • W. Müller
  • R. Gens
  • M. Gili
  • A. Morales
  • A. Yates
Radiochemical Methods Applied to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Abstract

Beginning in 1991 (and continuing until 1995) a research program has been undertaken involving the participation of six Western European countries, focusing on the following main objectives: (i) comparison of operational analytical methods for long-lived radionuclides and application to real waste samples; (ii) improvement of existing procedures and/or development of some alternative analytical methods; (iii) computation of correlation factors between long-lived radionuclides and easily-measured key radionuclides, through the analysis of some of the main waste streams from the participants' countries. Some preliminary and significant results that have been obtained in the framework of this project are presented and discussed.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Radionuclide European Country Research Program 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Raymond
    • 1
  • W. Müller
    • 2
  • R. Gens
    • 3
  • M. Gili
    • 4
  • A. Morales
    • 5
  • A. Yates
    • 6
  1. 1.CEA CadaracheDCC/DESDSaint Paul lez Durance(France)
  2. 2.GRSCologne(Germany)
  3. 3.ONDRAF/NIRASBrussels(Belgium)
  4. 4.ENEA-EUREXSaluggia(Italy)
  5. 5.ENRESAMadrid(Spain)
  6. 6.AEA TechnologyCaithness(U.K.)

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