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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 103, Issue 4, pp 205–212 | Cite as

Electrodeposition of uranium and thorium

  • Y. A. Elewady
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Abstract

Cathodic depositions of uranium and thorium were carried out from a number of baths containing the metal salts, and complexing agents. A reducing agent was also present to prevent oxidation of the element. The deposition was also carried out at controlled pH. The current density ranged from 50 to 200 mA cm−2. The purity of the deposited metals was better than 99.7%. The mechanism of formation of uranium and thorium is proposed and discussed.

Keywords

Oxidation Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Uranium Thorium 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. A. Elewady
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  1. 1.Chemistry Department, Faculty of ScienceMansoura UniversityMansouraEgypt

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