Reduction of plutonium to the bivalent state

  • P. B. Mikheev
  • L. N. Auérman
  • I. A. Rumer
  • R. A. D'yachkova
  • V. I. Spitsyn
Inorganic Chemistry
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Conclusions

The existence of the bivalent state of plutonium and the standard oxidation potential of the Pu3+/Pu2+ couple, equal to −2.59 V, have been established for the first time.

Keywords

Oxidation Plutonium Oxidation Potential Bivalent State Standard Oxidation 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. B. Mikheev
    • 1
  • L. N. Auérman
    • 1
  • I. A. Rumer
    • 1
  • R. A. D'yachkova
    • 1
  • V. I. Spitsyn
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physical ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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