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A Microscopic Approach for the Simulation of Radioactive Waste Storage in Glass

  • J. C. Dran
  • Y. Langevin
  • M. Maurette
  • J. C. Petit
Part of the Advances in Nuclear Science & Technology book series (ANST)

Abstract

Leaching of samples externally irradiated with low energy (~ lkeV/nucleon) heavy ions shows that the accumulation of a-recoils in glass can drastically reduce the life-time of waste storage glasses in geological environments against complete dissolution by ground water solutions.

Keywords

Radioactive Waste Etching Rate Leach Rate High Voltage Electron Microscope Vitreous Material 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Dran
    • 1
  • Y. Langevin
    • 1
  • M. Maurette
    • 1
  • J. C. Petit
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire Rene BernasOrsayFrance
  2. 2.Service de Radiochimie et PhénoménologieCEAMontrouge CedexFrance

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