Patent Number: 6,137,025
Issued: October 24, 2000
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Abstract: Disclosed is a ceramic composition for the immobilization of actinides, particularly uranium and plutonium. The ceramic is a titanate material comprising pyrochlore, brannerite and rutile.
Ebbinghaus; Bartley B. (Livermore, CA), Van Konynenburg; Richard A. (Livermore, CA), Vance; Eric R. (Kirrawee, AU), Stewart; Martin W. (Barden Ridge, AU), Jostsons; Adam (Eastwood, AU), Allender; Jeffrey S. (North Augusta, SC), Rankin; David Thomas (Aiken, SC)
The United States of America as represented by the United States (Washington, DC)
Application Number: 09/
Filed: June 22, 1999
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of California.