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Ageing Studies of Nuclear Waste Forms

  • Rodney C. Ewing

Abstract

One of the unique and scientifically most difficult aspects of nuclear waste management is the extrapolation of short-term laboratory data (hours to years) to the long time periods (103 to 105 years) required by the performance objectives set in regulations. It will be necessary to establish the extent to which such extrapolations are useful or valid.

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Borosilicate Glass Nuclear Waste Natural Analogue Waste Form Alteration Product 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rodney C. Ewing
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological SciencesThe University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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