On-line Monitoring of Actinide Concentrations in Molten Salt Electrolyte

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Pyroprocessing, a treatment method for spent nuclear fuel (SNF), is currently being studied at the Idaho National Laboratory. The key operation of pyroprocessing which takes place in an electrorefiner is the electrochemical separation of actinides from other constituents in spent fuel. Efficient operation of the electrorefiner requires online monitoring of actinide concentrations in the molten salt electrolyte. Square-wave voltammetry (SWV) and normal pulse voltammetry (NPV) are being investigated to assess their applicability to the measurement of actinide concentrations in the electrorefiner.

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Johnson, Curtis W.; Dunzik-Gougar, Mary Lou & Li, Shelly X. November 1, 2006.

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Pyroprocessing, a treatment method for spent nuclear fuel (SNF), is currently being studied at the Idaho National Laboratory. The key operation of pyroprocessing which takes place in an electrorefiner is the electrochemical separation of actinides from other constituents in spent fuel. Efficient operation of the electrorefiner requires online monitoring of actinide concentrations in the molten salt electrolyte. Square-wave voltammetry (SWV) and normal pulse voltammetry (NPV) are being investigated to assess their applicability to the measurement of actinide concentrations in the electrorefiner.

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  • ANS 2006 Winter Meeting,Albuquerque, NM,11/12/2006,11/17/2006

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Johnson, Curtis W.; Dunzik-Gougar, Mary Lou & Li, Shelly X. On-line Monitoring of Actinide Concentrations in Molten Salt Electrolyte, article, November 1, 2006; [Idaho Falls, Idaho]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc890151/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.