Atomic Energy

, Volume 92, Issue 5, pp 386–390 | Cite as

Rectification Decontamination of Tritium-Containing Waters

  • A. I. Egorov
  • V. M. Tyunis


The results of experimental investigations of the main rectification processes for removing tritium from reactor, process, and waste waters are presented. The separation coefficients are presented for rectification of water (1.028), ammonia (1.05), the azeotrope H2O–HTO–HNO3 (1.098), and D2O–DTO–DNO3 (1.039). Practical schemes for detritization setups are examined.


Ammonia Waste Water HNO3 Experimental Investigation Tritium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Egorov
    • 1
  • V. M. Tyunis
    • 1
  1. 1.B. P. Konstantinov Petersburg Institute of Nuclear PhysicsRussia

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