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...
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 - 22 Feb 2011
The long-lasting radionuclide technetium is transported through the subsurface near former nuclear production and processing sites, moving toward rivers and lakes.
But its journey can come to an...
News - 6 Nov 2008
Highly magnetic nanoparticles, originally devised for biomedical purposes, soon will be tested against one of the most toxic substances known to man - spent nuclear fuel. The project - funded by a...
Article - 10 Jan 2010
The nuclear industry is at the eye of a perfect storm with fuel oil and natural gas prices near record highs, worldwide energy demands increasing at an alarming rate, and increased concerns about...
News - 8 Mar 2016
A study conducted by the University of Tennessee (UT) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) could lead to creation of materials for energy-related...
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...
Article - 18 Oct 2018
In this interview, Prof. Hanno zur Loye from the University of South Carolina, describes his research involving X-Ray Diffraction to investigate the crystal growth of new materials.
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The role of crystal chemistry in developing ceramic materials for high level radioactive waste immobilisation is reviewed. Synroc, a ceramic material utilising 4 titanate phases was produced that was...
Article - 12 Apr 2006
Novel calixarene derivatives 6-8 bearing four phosphonate or phosphine oxide groups at the upper rim and four alkyl ether groups at the lower rim were synthesized from Arbuzov reaction of the...