Article - 27 Aug 2003
With nuclear power currently satisfying much of the world's electricity requirements the safety, reliability and economic operation of these plants is of the utmost importance. For this reason...
Article - 24 Aug 2017
When an aging colorimeter process monitoring system is replaced with a spectroscopy system featuring Avantes spectrometers, it provides promising benefits.
Article - 6 Dec 2012
Arthur C. Wohl, Edward M. McMillan, Joseph W. Kennedy and Glenn T. Seaborg first discovered plutonium at the University of California in 1941.They bombarded uranium-238 atoms with deuterons in a...
News - 13 Jul 2015
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge (ORNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratories have directly measured the unique property of plutonium’s variable magnetism using the...
News - 16 Sep 2016
Found in nuclear fuel and nuclear weapons, plutonium is an incredibly complex element that has far-ranging energy, security, and environmental effects. To understand plutonium, scientists at Pacific...
News - 15 Jul 2020
Small amounts of plutonium (Pu) were released from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP) reactors into the environment during the site's 2011 nuclear disaster. However, the...
News - 10 Mar 2017
Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in collaboration with the University of California - Irvine (UCI) have uncovered a significant new chemical attribute of plutonium, the identification and...
News - 29 Mar 2012
Sweden and the United States have reported that they have removed plutonium from Sweden successfully. This was announced in the Nuclear Security Summit conducted this year in South Korea.
News - 25 May 2008
AREVA announced today that Shaw AREVA MOX Services, LLC and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have signed an agreement implementing construction of the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility at...
News - 29 Mar 2007
Researchers at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, have unlocked some of the physical and chemical secrets of plutonium, an element known for its use in atomic weapons and power plant fuel....