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Chemical Separation Technologies and Related Methods of Nuclear Waste Management : Applications, Problems, and Research Needs - Gregory R. Choppin

Chemical Separation Technologies and Related Methods of Nuclear Waste Management

Applications, Problems, and Research Needs

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Separation technologies are of crucial importance to the goal of significantly reducing the volume of high-level nuclear waste, thereby reducing the long-term health risks to mankind. International co-operation, including the sharing of concepts and methods, as well as technology transfer, is essential in accelerating research and development in the field.

The writers of this book are all internationally recognised experts in the field of separation technology, well qualified to assess and criticize the current state of separation research as well as to identify future opportunities for the application of separation technologies to the solution of nuclear waste management problems. The major emphases in the book are research opportunities in the utilization of innovative and potentially more efficient and cost effective processes for waste processing/treatment, actinide speciation/separation methods, technological processing, and environmental restoration.

Preface
Opening session
Nuclear Separation Methods and Technologies: 1944-1998
Overview of Chemical Separation Methods and Technologies
Review of Historical Development and Application of Separation Technologies in Russia
Reprocessing of Nuclear Fuel: Overview/Critique of the Worldwide Experience and Engineering/Technology Challenges for Separations
Nuclear Separation Methods and Technologies: 1999-?
Technology Needs for Actinide and Technetium Separations Based on Solvent Extraction, Ion Exchange and Other Processes
Review of Non-Aqueous Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Separation Methods
(View on World Experience from Dimitrovgrad)
Review of Possible Technologies for Actinide Separation Using Other Extractants than TBP
Studies of the Chemistry of Transactinides by Fast Separation Techniques
Technology Needs for Nuclear Waste Processing
New Extraction Technologies for Management of Radioactive Wastes
Application of New Inorganic-Organic Composite Absorbers with Polyacrylonitrile Binding Matrix for Separation of Radionuclides from Liquid Radioactive Wastes
R&D Needs of Chemical Separation Technologies for Nuclear Wastes from the Perspective of Federal Governmental Programs of Russia
Nuclear Waste Management: A Bioremediation Approach
Nuclear Wastes and Environment
Up-to-date Radioecological Situation around the `Mayak' Nuclear Facility
The Environmental Impacts of Uranium Mining and Milling and the Methods of their Reduction
Role of Humics in Actinide Behavior in Ecosystems
Risk Assessment and Safety Issues
Risk Assessment for Chemicals & Radionuclides: Some Characteristics, Similarities and Differences
The View from Russia of the Soviet-Designed Reactor Safety Program of the U.S
Department of Energy
Glossary
List of Abbreviations
Index
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ISBN: 9780792356394
ISBN-10: 079235639X
Series: NATO Science Partnership Sub-Series: 2:
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 301
Published: 28th February 1999
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.45