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Sodium for Fast Breeders — Production, Purification, and Quality

  • Michel Salmon

Abstract

Since 1920, Métaux Spéciaux, under different names, has been involved in the manufacture of metallic sodium. The first process used is known as Castner process, in which sodium is produced by electrolysis of melted caustic soda, giving hydrogen as a by-product.

Keywords

Storage Tank Calcium Oxide Liquid Sodium Metallic Sodium Liquid Metal System 
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References

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    J.D. Noden, J. Brit. Nucl. Energy Soc. 12 (1973) 57–62 and 329-331.Google Scholar
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    A.C. Whittingham, J. Nucl. Mater. 60 (1976) 119–131.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Salmon
    • 1
  1. 1.Métaux SpéciauxMoutiersFrance

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