Yucca Mountain Project - Argonne National Laboratory Annual Progress Report, FY 1994

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This document reports on the work done by the Nuclear Waste Management Section of the Chemical Technology Division (CMT), Argonne National Laboratory, in the period October 1993-September 1994. Studies have been performed to evaluate the performance of nuclear waste glass and spent fuel samples under unsaturated conditions (low volume water contact) that are likely to exist in the Yucca Mountain environment being considered as a potential site for a high-level waste repository. Tests with simulated waste glasses have been in progress for over eight years and demonstrate that actinides from initially fresh glass surfaces will be released as a result ... continued below

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vi, 59 p. : charts, photographs, tables

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Bates, John K. February 1995.

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  • Main Title: Yucca Mountain Project - Argonne National Laboratory Annual Progress Report, FY 1994
  • Added Title: ANL (Series)
  • Added Title: Argonne National Laboratory Report ANL-94/42
  • Series Title: Argonne National Laboratory Reports

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This document reports on the work done by the Nuclear Waste Management Section of the Chemical Technology Division (CMT), Argonne National Laboratory, in the period October 1993-September 1994. Studies have been performed to evaluate the performance of nuclear waste glass and spent fuel samples under unsaturated conditions (low volume water contact) that are likely to exist in the Yucca Mountain environment being considered as a potential site for a high-level waste repository. Tests with simulated waste glasses have been in progress for over eight years and demonstrate that actinides from initially fresh glass surfaces will be released as a result of the spallation of reacted glass layers from the surface, as the small volume of water passes over the waste form.

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vi, 59 p. : charts, photographs, tables

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Bates, John K. Yucca Mountain Project - Argonne National Laboratory Annual Progress Report, FY 1994, report, February 1995; Argonne, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc283080/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.