Alternative Waste Forms — A Comparative Study

  • J. M. Rusin
  • J. W. Wald
  • R. O. Lokken
Part of the Advances in Nuclear Science & Technology book series (ANST)


Several alternative process and waste form options exist for the immobilization of nuclear wastes. These options can be categorized into seven groups (1) including the reference monolithic glass process: glass, sintered ceramic, glass ceramics, hot-pressed ceramics, coatings, concrete and metal matrix. Although data exists on the characterization of these alternatives, it is difficult to conduct comparisons due to lack of standard testing procedures.


Portland Cement Glass Ceramic Glass Frit Waste Form Volatile Loss 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Rusin
    • 1
  • J. W. Wald
    • 1
  • R. O. Lokken
    • 1
  1. 1.Pacific Northwest LaboratoryRichlandUSA

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