The effect of cement on the UO2 dissolution rate and UO2 solubility , Programme 2004-2008, status March 2009

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The supercontainer design, based on a buffer and backfill material of Ordinary Portland Cement, represents the reference design for HLW disposal in Belgium. The spent fuel behaviour at such high-pH conditions is being evaluated. Experiments are carried out at 25-30°C in a glove box under anoxic conditions (pO2
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSCK CEN
Number of pages124
StatePublished - Feb 2011

Publication series

NameSCK•CEN Reports
PublisherStudiecentrum voor Kernenergie

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