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Candidate Reagents for Activity Reduction in BWR and PWR Primary Systems

  • A. B. JohnsonJr.
  • B. Griggs
  • R. L. Dillon
  • R. A. Shaw

Abstract

This paper is based on work sponsored by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to investigate alternatives to the traditional campaign-type decontamination process for reducing radioactive fields around nuclear reactor primary systems. The strategy is to identify reagents which effectively remove activity when injected into the primary coolant during a normal reactor outage. Removal of the suspended radioactive species by filtration and ion exchange minimizes the volume of radioactive waste which must be processed.

Keywords

Steam Generator GLUCONIC Acid Primary System Scanning Electron Micro Nickel Ferrite 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. JohnsonJr.
    • 1
  • B. Griggs
    • 1
  • R. L. Dillon
    • 1
  • R. A. Shaw
    • 2
  1. 1.Corrosion Research and Engineering Section BattellePacific Northwest LaboratoryRichlandUSA
  2. 2.Nuclear Engineering & Operations DepartmentElectric Power Research InstitutePalo AltoUSA

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