Leaching of Irradiated Candu UO2 Fuel

  • T. T. Vandergraaf
  • L. H. Johnson
  • D. W. P. Lau
Part of the Advances in Nuclear Science & Technology book series (ANST)


An assessment of the concept to dispose of spent, irradiated nuclear fuel in an underground repository requires information on the rates of radionuclide leaching from the fuel matrix and of fuel matrix dissolution.


Dissolution Rate Fuel Element Spend Fuel Waste Form Leach Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. T. Vandergraaf
    • 1
  • L. H. Johnson
    • 1
  • D. W. P. Lau
    • 1
  1. 1.Whiteshell Nuclear Research EstablishmentAtomic Energy of Canada LimitedPinawaCanada

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