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Aqueous biphasic plutonium oxide extraction process with pH and particle control

United States Patent

*** EXPIRED ***
April 29, 1997
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A method for simultaneously partitioning a metal oxide and silica from a material containing silica and the metal oxide, using a biphasic aqueous medium having immiscible salt and polymer phases.
Chaiko; David J. (Woodridge, IL), Mensah-Biney; R. (Downers Grove, IL)
ARCH Development Corporation (Chicago, IL)
08/ 431,733
May 1, 1995
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy and The University of Chicago, representing Argonne National Laboratory.