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Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium NN : Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXX

2006-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Darrell S. Dunn Southwest Research Institute
Christophe Poinssot CEA Saclay
Bruce Begg Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
NN1: Spent Fuel
Session Chairs
William Murphy
Christophe Poinssot
Monday AM, November 27, 2006
Constitution A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **NN1.1
Corrosion of Nuclear Fuel Inside a Failed Copper Nuclear Waste Container.

David Shoesmith 1
1 Chemistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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10:00 AM - NN1.2
Alteration Behavior of High Burnup Spent Fuel in Salt Brine Under Hydrogen Overpressure and in Presence of Bromide.

Andreas Loida 1 , Bernhard Kienzler 1 , Volker Metz 1
1 Institut für Nukleare Entsorgung, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany

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10:15 AM - NN1.3
Chemical Effects at the Reaction Front in Corroding Spent Nuclear Fuel.

Jeffrey Fortner 1 , A. Kropf 1 , James Cunnane 1
1 Chemical Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - NN1.4
Modeling the Distribution of Acidity within Nuclear Fuel (UO2) Corrosion Product Deposits and Porous Sites.

Woo-Jae Cheong 1 , Zack Qin 1 , J. Wren 1 , David Shoesmith 1
1 , The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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10:45 AM - NN1.5
Gamma-Radiolysis of NaCl Brine in the Presence of UO2(s): Effects of Hydrogen and Bromide

Volker Metz 1 , Elke Bohnert 1 , Kelm Manfred 1 , Schild Dieter 1 , Juergen Reinhardt 2 , Kienzler Bernhard 1
1 Institute for Radioactive Waste Disposal, Research Center Karlsruhe, FZK-INE, Karlsruhe Germany, 2 , Leibniz-Institut f. Oberflaechenmodifizierung, Leipzig Germany

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - NN1.6
Reactivity of UO2 in Solutions of Variable Bicarbonate: Results from Vertical Scanning Interferometry (VSI)

Jonathan Icenhower 1 , Michael Vinson 2 , Andreas Luttge 2 , Julia Glovack 1 , Dawn Wellman 1 , Eric Pierce 1
1 Applied Geology and Geochemistry, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 2 Department of Earth Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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11:45 AM - NN1.7
Dissolution Behaviour of UO2 in Anoxic Conditions Comparison of Ca-bentonite and Boom Clay.

Christelle Cachoir 1 , Karel Lemmens 1 , Thierry Mennecart 1
1 , SCK-CEN, Mol Belgium

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12:00 PM - NN1.8
Coffinite (USiO4) Under Reducing and Oxidizing Conditions: Implications for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Disposal.

Artur Deditius 1 , Satoshi Utsonomiya 1 , Rodney Ewing 1
1 Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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12:15 PM - NN1.9
Thermodynamics of Formation of Soddyite ((UO2)2(SiO4)(H2O)2).

Lena Mazeina 1 , Drew Gorman-Lewis 2 , Jeremy Fein 2 , Jennifer Szymanowski 2 , Peter Burns 2 , Alexandra Navrotsky 1
1 Thermochemistry Facility, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States

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12:30 PM - NN1.10
Hydrothermal Phase Relations Among Uranyl Minerals at the Nopal I Natural Analog Site.

William Murphy 1
1 Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico, Chico, California, United States

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12:45 PM - NN1.11
Influence of Temperature on the Corrosion of Uranium Dioxide Nuclear Fuel.

Michael Broczkowski 1 , Jamie Noel 1 , David Shoesmith 1
1 Chemistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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NN2: Performance Assessment and Models
Session Chairs
David Shoesmoth
Lietai Yang
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Constitution A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **NN2.1
Regulatory Perspective on Implementation of a Dose Standard for a One-Million Year Compliance Period.

Timothy McCArtin 1
1 , U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:00 PM - NN2.2
Analysis of the Maximum Disposal Capacity for Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel in a Yucca Mountain Repository.

Michael Apted 1 , John Kessler 2 , Frank Schwartz 3 , Wei Zhou 1 , Fraser King 4 , John Kemeny 5 , Ben Ross 6 , Alan Ross 7
1 , Monitor Scientific LLC, Denver, Colorado, United States, 2 , Electric Power Research Institute, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 3 Department of Geology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 4 , Integrity Corrosion Consulting Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 5 Department of Mining Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 6 , Disposal Safety Inc., Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 7 , Alan Ross and Associates, San Jose, California, United States

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3:15 PM - NN2.3
A Probabilistic-Micromechanical Methodology for Assessing Zirconium Alloy Cladding Failure.

Yi-Ming Pan 1 , Kwai Chan 2 , David Riha 2 , Vijay Jain 1
1 , CNWRA-Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 2 , Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, United States

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3:30 PM -
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4:30 PM - **NN2.4
Nuclear Waste Package Performance in European Geological Disposal Concepts.

Bernd Grambow 1
1 SUBATECH, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Nantes France

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5:15 PM - NN2.6
New Trends in the Field of Spent Nuclear Fuel Radionuclides Release in a Deep Geological Repository.

Christophe Poinssot 1 , Cécile Ferry 1 , Arnaud Poulesquen 1
1 Nuclear Energy Division, Department of Physics and Chemistry, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France

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5:30 PM - NN2.7
The Brag and GM2003 Models for Glass Dissolution.

Marc Aertsens 1 , Bernd Grambow 2
1 Waste&Disposal, SCKCEN, Mol Belgium, 2 , Subatech, Nantes France

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5:45 PM - NN2.8
Microstructural Characterization of U Coprecipitated Phases Formed in bentonic-granitic Groundwater and under Anoxic Conditions.

Javier Quinones 1 , Eduardo Iglesias 1 , Aurora Martinez Esparza 2 , Jose Gomez de Salazar 3
1 Energy, Ciemat, Madrid Spain, 2 , Enresa, Madrid Spain, 3 Matrials Science, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid Spain

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NN3: Poster Session: Spent Fuel, Corrosion and Waste Characterisation
Session Chairs
Darrell Dunn
Christophe Poinssot
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - NN3.1
Flowsheet Development for Dissolution and Disposition of Savannah River Site Legacy Plutonium and Uranium-Containing Materials.

Ann Visser 1 , Glen Kessinger 1 , Robert Pierce 1
1 Actinide Technology Section, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.10
Synthesis and Performance of Fe-based Amorphous Alloys for Nuclear Waste Applications.

Kjetil Hildal 1 , John Perepezko 1 , Larry Kaufman 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 , CALPHAD Inc., Brookline, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.12
The Effect of Temperature on Microstructure, Mechanical Properties, and Devitrification of Corrosion Resistant Fe-Cr-Mo-B-Containing Alloys.

Nancy Yang 1 , Gene Lucadamo 1 , Tom Headley 1 , Joseph Farmer 2 , Dan Day 2
1 Analytical Materials Science, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.13

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9:00 PM - NN3.14

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9:00 PM - NN3.15
Corrosion Behavior of Carbon Steel in Compacted Bentonite under Gamma Ray Irradiation.

Satoshi Iwasa 1 , Masashi Haginuma 1 , Shoichi Ono 1 , Kazunori Suzuki 1
1 , Institute of Research and Innovation, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba Japan

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9:00 PM - NN3.16
Computational Investigation of the Thermodynamics of Mixing in Rare-Earth Pyrochlore Minerals using First-Principles and Monte-Carlo Methods.

Darius Dixon 1 2 , Udo Becker 1 , Rodney Ewing 1 2 3
1 Geological Sciences, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.17
Synthesis and Characterization of Technetium-Zirconium Alloys Waste Forms for the UREX+1 Process

Ken Czerwinski 1 2 , Frederic Poineau 2 , Thomas Hartmann 2 , Gordon Jarvinen 3
1 Chemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 , UNLV-Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies , Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 3 Nuclear Materials Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.18
Characterization of Solids in Residual Wastes from Underground Storage Tanks at the Hanford Site, Washington, U.S.A.

Kenneth Krupka 1 , William Deutsch 1 , H. Schaef 1 , Bruce Arey 1 , Steve Heald 1 , Michael Lindberg 1 , Kirk Cantrell 1
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.19
European Laboratories for Actinide Research: the ACTINET Pooled Facilities

H. Geckeis 1 , D. Guillaneux 2 , T. Wiss 3 , M. Coeck 4 , A. Scheinost 5 , G. Geipel 5 , A. Scheidegger 6 , Volker Metz 1 , P. Chaix 2
1 Institute for Radioactive Waste Disposal, Research Center Karlsruhe, FZK-INE, Karlsruhe Germany, 2 , Commissariat a l`Energie Atomique , Paris France, 3 , Institute for Transuranium Elements, Joint Research Centre, Karlsruhe Germany, 4 , Centre D`Etude de l`Energie Nucleaire, SCK-CEN, Mol Belgium, 5 Institut fuer Radiochemie, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, FZR-IRC, Dresden Germany, 6 , Paul-Scherrer-Institut, Villigen Switzerland

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9:00 PM - NN3.2
Chemical Equilibrium of the Dissolved Uranium in Groundwaters From a Spanish Uranium-ore Deposit.

Antonio Garralon 1 , Paloma Gomez 1 , Maria Jesus Turrero 1 , Belen Buil 1 , Lorenzo Sanchez 1
1 Medio Ambiente, CIEMAT, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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9:00 PM - NN3.20
Radiolysis and Ageing of C2-BTP in Cinnamaldehyde/hexanol Mixtures.

Anna Fermvik 1 , Christian Ekberg 1 , Teodora Retegan 1 , Gunnar Skarnemark 1
1 Nuclear Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg Sweden

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9:00 PM - NN3.21
Application of a Comprehensive Sensitivity Analysis Method on the Safety Assessment of TRU Waste Disposal in JAPAN.

Takao Ohi 1 , Hiroyasu Takase 2 , Manabu Inagaki 2 , Kiyoshi Oyamada 3 , Tomoyuki Sone 1 , Morihiro Mihara 1 , Takeshi Ebashi 1 , Kunihiko Nakajima 4
1 , JAEA, Tokai-mura, Ibaraki-Ken, Japan, 2 , Quintessa K. K, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, Japan, 3 , JGC Corporation, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, Japan, 4 , NESI Inc., Tokai-mura, Ibaraki-ken, Japan

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9:00 PM - NN3.3
Assessment of the Radionuclide Release from the Near-Field Environment of a Spent Nuclear Fuel Geological Repository

Arnaud Poulesquen 1 , Jean Radwan 1 , Christophe Poinssot 1 , Cécile Ferry 1
1 Department of Physics and Chemistry, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette France

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9:00 PM - NN3.4
Synthesis and Characterization of Quadruple-Bonded Technetium Dimers.

Frederic Poineau 1 , Alfred Sattelberger 2 , Ken Czerwinski 1 , Steven Conradson 3
1 Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies, University of nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 Physical Sciences Directorate, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.5
Uranium Sequestration by Aluminum Phosphate Minerals in Unsaturated Soils.

James Jerden 1
1 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne , Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.6
Monte Carlo Simulations of the Degradation of the Engineered Barriers System in the Yucca Mountain Repository Using the EBSPA Code

Zack Qin 1 , David Shoesmith 1
1 , The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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9:00 PM - NN3.9
Study of Susceptibility of Copper OFP to Corrosion in Presence of Cchloride Ion and Simulated Underground Water.

Ivan Escobar 1 , Claudia Lamas 1 , Lars Werme 2 , Virginia Oversby 3
1 Nuclear Materials, Chilean Commission for Nuclear Energy, Santiago Chile, 2 , Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB (SKB), Stockholm Sweden, 3 , VMO Konsult, Stockholm Sweden

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9:00 PM -
NN3.8 Transferred to NN2.3

2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Darrell S. Dunn Southwest Research Institute
Christophe Poinssot CEA Saclay
Bruce Begg Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
NN4: Waste Forms for Plutonium and Ceramics for HLW
Session Chairs
Albert Aloy
Rod Ewing
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Constitution A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **NN4.1
Development of Ceramic Waste Forms for High-Level Nuclear Waste over the Last 30 years.

Eric Vance 1
1 , ANSTO, Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia

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10:00 AM - NN4.2
An Evaluation of Single Phase Ceramic Formulations for Plutonium Disposition.

Martin Stennett 1 , Neil Hyatt 1 , Ewan Maddrell 2 , Charlie Scales 2 , Francis Livens 3 , Matthew Gilbert 3
1 Engineering Materials, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 2 B170, Nexia Solutions Ltd., Seascale, Cumbria, United Kingdom, 3 Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - NN4.3
Survey of Potential Glass Compositions for the Immobilisation of the UK’s Separated Plutonium Stocks.

Mike Harrison 1 , Charlie Scales 1 , Paul Bingham 2 , Russell Hand 2
1 Nexia Solutions Ltd., Sellafield, Seascale, Cumbria, United Kingdom, 2 Immobilisation Science Laboratory, Sheffield University, Sheffield United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - NN4.4
Development of a Phosphate Ceramic as a Host for Halide-contaminated Plutonium Pyrochemical Reprocessing Wastes.

Brian Metcalfe 1 , Shirley Fong 1 , Lee Gerrard 1 , Ian Donald 1 , Denis Strachan 2 , Randall Scheele 2
1 MSRD, AWE, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom, 2 , PNNL, Richland, Washington, United States

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10:45 AM - NN4.5
The Benefits of Tailored Glass-Ceramic Waste Forms to Lock up Problematic HLW.

Bruce Begg 1 , Arthur Day 1 , Martin Stewart 1 , Sam Moricca 1
1 , ANSTO, Menai, New South Wales, Australia

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11:00 AM -
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11:45 AM - NN4.7
Effect of Stainless Steel Can/Glass-ceramic Interaction Layer on Aqueous Durability.

Peter McGlinn 1 , Yingjie Zhang 1 , Huijun Li 1 , Tim Payne 1
1 Institute of Materials & Engineering Science, Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation, Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia

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12:00 PM - NN4.8
Hydrothermal Methods as a New Way of Actinide Phosphate Preparation.

Nicolas Dacheux 1 , Nicolas Clavier 1 , Gilles Wallez 2 , Michel Quarton 2
1 Radiochemistry Group, Nuclear Physics Institute, Orsay France, 2 , University Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, Paris France

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12:15 PM - NN4.9
Na Release from Na5Zr(PO4)3 –rich Ceramics.

Melody Carter 1 , E. Vance 1 , John Hanna 1
1 , ANSTO, Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia

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12:30 PM - NN4.10
Rare Earth-Doped Murataite Ceramics.

Sergey Stefanovsky 1 , Sergey Yudintsev 1 , Boris Nikonov 1 , Olga Stefanovsky 1 , Natalia Mikhailenko 1
1 , SIA Radon, Moscow Russian Federation

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12:45 PM - NN4.11
Synroc-D Type ceramics Produced by Hot Isostatic Pressing and Cold Crucible Melting for Immobilisation of (Al, U) Rich Nuclear Waste.

Eric Vance 1 , M. La Robina 1 , H. Li 1 , J. Davis 1
1 , ANSTO, Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia

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NN5: Spent Fuel
Session Chairs
Cecile Ferry
Lars Werme
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Constitution A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - NN5.1
Effect of HElium Accumulation on the Spent Fuel Microstructure.

Ferry Cecile 1 , Piron Jean-Paul 2 , Stout Ray 3
1 Department of physico-chemistry, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette France, 2 Department of Fuel Studies, CEA, Cadarache France, 3 , Rho Beta Sigma Affairs, Livermore, California, United States

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2:45 PM - NN5.2
Thermal Diffusion of Helium in UO2.

Guillaume Martin 1 , Pierre Desgardin 1 , Thierry Sauvage 1 , Gaelle Carlot 2 , Philippe Garcia 2 , Hicham Khodja 3 , Marie-France Barthe 1
1 , CNRS / CERI, Orleans France, 2 , CEA Cadarache / LLCC, St Paul Lez Durance France, 3 , CEA Saclay / LPS, Gif sur Yvette France

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3:00 PM - NN5.3
Chlorine Diffusion in UO2 : Thermal Effects versus Radiation Enhanced Effects.

Yves Pipon 1 , Nelly Toulhoat 1 , Nathalie Moncoffre 1 , Nicolas Bererd 1 , Henri Jaffrezic 1 , Louis Raimbault 2 , Andre Scheidegger 3 , Farncois Farges 4
1 CNRS/IN2P3 Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon, Villeurbanne France, 2 Centre d'Informatique Geologique, Ecole des Mines de Paris, Fontainebleau France, 3 Nuclear Energy and Safety Department Laboratory for Waste Management, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen Switzerland, 4 Laboratoire des Geomateriaux, Université de Marne la Vallée, Champs sur Marne France

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3:15 PM - NN5.4
Modelling of Spent Fuel Oxidation at Low Temperature

Arnaud Poulesquen 1 , Lionel Desgranges 2 , Cécile Ferry 1
1 Department of Physics and Chemistry, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette France, 2 Department of Fuel studies, CEA Cadarache, Saint Paul Lez Durance France

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3:30 PM - NN5.5
Computational Investigation of the Formation of Hyperstoichiometric Uranium Dioxide (UO2+x).

Frances Skomurski 1 , Rodney Ewing 1 2 3 , Udo Becker 1
1 Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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4:00 PM -
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NN6: Glass Characterization and Leaching
Session Chairs
Neil Hyatt
Carol Jantzen
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Constitution A (Sheraton)

4:30 PM - NN6.1
EELS Spectrum Imaging and Tomography Studies of Simulated Nuclear Waste Glasses.

Guang Yang 1 , Günter Möbus 1 , Russell Hand 1
1 Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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4:45 PM - NN6.2
Experimental Study and Monte Carlo Modeling of Calcium Borosilicate Glasses Leaching.

Mehdi Arab 1 , Celine Cailleteau 1 , Frederic Angeli 1 , François Devreux 2
1 CEA/DEN/DTCD/SECM/Laboratoire d'étude du comportement à long terme des matériaux de conditionnement, CEA, Bagnols sur Ceze France, 2 Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée, CNRS & Ecole Polytechnique , Palaiseau France

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5:00 PM - NN6.3
Tc and Re Behavior in Borosilicate Waste Glass Vapor Hydration Tests.

David McKeown 1 , Andrew Buechele 1 , Wayne Lukens 2 , David Shuh 2 , Ian Pegg 1
1 Vitreous State Laboratory, Catholic University , Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:15 PM - NN6.4
Dissimilar Behavior of Technetium and its Non-radioactive Surrogate Rhenium in Waste Glasses.

Wayne Lukens 1 , David McKeown 2 , Andrew Buechele 2 , Ian Pegg 2 , David Shuh 1
1 Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Vitreous State Laboratory, The Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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NN7: Historical Perspectives and Future Trends
Session Chairs
Bruce Begg
Darrell Dunn
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Constitution A (Sheraton)

8:00 PM - **NN7.1
What Has Changed in Thirty Years?

Rodney Ewing 1
1 Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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8:30 PM - **NN7.2
Nuclear Waste Disposal in Deep Geological Formations: What are the Major Remaining Scientific Issues?

Pierre Toulhoat 1
1 Institut des Sciences Analytiques, Université Lyon1, Villeurbanne France

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9:00 PM - **NN7.3
A Science-Based Approach to Understanding Waste Form Durability in Open and Closed Nuclear Fuel Cycles.

Mark Peters 1 , Rodney Ewing 2
1 Applied Science and Technology, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:30 PM - **NN7.4
Expansion of Nuclear Energy and the Impact on Nuclear Waste Management Issues.

Allison Macfarlane 1
1 Science, Technology & Society, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Darrell S. Dunn Southwest Research Institute
Christophe Poinssot CEA Saclay
Bruce Begg Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
NN8: Containers and Engineered Barriers
Session Chairs
Yi Ming Pan
Raul Rebak
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Constitution A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **NN8.1
Processes Contributing to the Stifling and Arrest of Localized Corrosion.

Joe Payer 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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10:00 AM - NN8.2
Application of Neutron-Absorbing Structural-Amorphous metal (SAM) Coatings for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Container to Enhance Criticality Safety Controls.

Jor-Shan Choi 1
1 Energy and Environment, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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10:15 AM - NN8.3
High-Performance Corrosion-Resistant Iron-Based Amorphous Metals: The Effects of Composition, Structure and Environment on Corrosion Resistance.

Joseph Farmer 1 2 3 , Jor-Shan Choi 1 2 , Jeffrey Haslam 1 2 4 , Tiangan Lian 1 2 3 , Sumner Day 1 2 3 , Nancy Yang 5 , Craig Blue 6 , William Peter 6 , Robert Bayles 7 , Joe Payer 11 , John Lewandowski 11 , John Perepezko 10 , Kjetil Hildal 10 , Enrique Lavernia 8 , Leonardo Ajdelsztajn 8 , Olivia Graeve 9 , Daniel Branagan 12 , M. Beardsley 13 , Louis Aprigliano 14 , Lawrence Kaufman 15 , Jay Boudreau 16
1 Nuclear Science & Systems Engineering Program, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore , California, United States, 2 Energy & Environment Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 Chemistry & Materials Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 4 Engineereing Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 5 Materials Science, Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 6 Materials Science, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 7 Materials Science, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 11 Materials Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 10 Materials Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 8 Materials Science, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States, 9 Materials Science, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States, 12 Institute of Nanomaterials Research & Development, The NanoSteel Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 13 Advanced Materials Technology, Caterpillar Incorporated, Peoria, Illinois, United States, 14 Consulting, SAINC, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 15 Consulting, CALPHAD, Brookline, Massachusetts, United States, 16 Consulting, BLE, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:30 AM - NN8.4

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10:45 AM - NN8.5
A Review of 25 years of Corrosion Studies on HLW Container Materials at the CEA.

Max Helie 1
1 DPC/SCCME, French Atomic Energy Commission, Gif sur Yvette France

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - NN8.6
Comparison between welding experiment and Finite Element Modelling in Friction Stir Welding of Copper joints.

Therese Kallgren 1 , Lai-Zhe Jin 1 , Rolf Sandström 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden

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11:45 AM - NN8.7
Corrosion Resistance of Iron-based Structural Amorphous Metals.

Tiangan Lian 1 , Summer Day 1 , Joe Farmer 1
1 Chemistry and Materials Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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