Evaluation of hydroxamic acid in uranium extraction process : literature review.

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The Uranium Extraction (UREX) process is being developed for the spent oxide fuel from light water reactors as part of the Accelerator Transmutation of Waste Project. The UREX process is similar to the Plutonium and Uranium Extraction (PUREX) process in that it involves solvent extraction based on a tributyl phosphate extractant. To assure that actinide reduction and complexation are effective, the reductant/complexant aceto-hydroxamic acid is being considered for use in the UREX process. The following literature review describes the solvent extraction, kinetics, oxidation-reduction, and complexation properties of aceto-hydroxamic acid and its derivatives.

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Nunez, L. & Vandegrift, G. F. May 21, 2001.

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The Uranium Extraction (UREX) process is being developed for the spent oxide fuel from light water reactors as part of the Accelerator Transmutation of Waste Project. The UREX process is similar to the Plutonium and Uranium Extraction (PUREX) process in that it involves solvent extraction based on a tributyl phosphate extractant. To assure that actinide reduction and complexation are effective, the reductant/complexant aceto-hydroxamic acid is being considered for use in the UREX process. The following literature review describes the solvent extraction, kinetics, oxidation-reduction, and complexation properties of aceto-hydroxamic acid and its derivatives.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 21 May 2001

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  • Report No.: ANL-00/35
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/782579 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 782579
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc722978

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Nunez, L. & Vandegrift, G. F. Evaluation of hydroxamic acid in uranium extraction process : literature review., report, May 21, 2001; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc722978/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.