Production and properties of solidified high-level waste

Knud Erik Brodersen

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    Abstract

    Available information on production and properties of solidified high-level waste are presented. The review includes literature up to the end of 1979. The feasibility of production of various types of solidified high-level waste is investigated. The main emphasis is on borosilicate glass but other options are also mentioned. The expected long-term behaviour of the materials are discussed on the basis o" available results from laboratory experiments. Examples of the use of the information in safety analysis of disposal in salt formations are given. The work has been made on behalf of the Danish utilit es investigation of the possibilities of disposal of high-level waste in salt domes in Jutland.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages85
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0713-9
    Publication statusPublished - 1980
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number431
    ISSN0106-2840

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    • Risø-R-431

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    Brodersen, K. E. (1980). Production and properties of solidified high-level waste. Risø National Laboratory. Denmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R, No. 431