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Additional Information on Fills
PDF Depleted Uranium Dioxide as SNF Waste Package Fill: A Disposal Option (111 KB)

Concept description and quantities of DU (fill and cermet), which are used in a repository waste package

C. W. Forsberg, "Depleted Uranium Dioxide as SNF Waste Package Fill: A Disposal Option," Spectrum 2000: International Conference on Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management, Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 24 – 28, 2000, American Nuclear Society.

PDF Depleted Uranium Dioxide as a Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste-Package Particulate Fill: Fill Behavior (728 KB)

Expected fill behavior over geological time

C. W. Forsberg, "Depleted Uranium Dioxide as a Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste-Package Particulate Fill: Fill Behavior," Waste Management 2001, Tucson, Arizona, February 25 – March 1, 2001.

PDF Depleted-Uranium Dioxide As SNF Waste Package Particulate Fill: Engineering Properties (88 KB)

Engineering properties of DU dioxide fill

C. W. Forsberg, "Depleted-Uranium Dioxide As SNF Waste Package Particulate Fill: Engineering Properties," 2001 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 29 – May 3, 2001, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, Illinois.

PDF Effect of Depleted-Uranium-Dioxide Particulate Fill on Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste Packages (1.75 MB)

Detailed description of fill concept and potential benefits

C. W. Forsberg, "Effect of Depleted-Uranium-Dioxide Particulate Fill on Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste Packages," Nuclear Technology 131, 337–353 (September 2000).

PDF Description of the Canadian Particulate Fill Waste Package (WP) System for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) and Its Applicability to Light-Water Reactor SNF WASTE PACKAGES with Depleted Uranium Dioxide Fill (6.78 MB)

Canadian experience in waste package fill applications (non-uranium)

C. W. Forsberg, Description of the Canadian Particulate Fill Waste Package (WP) System for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) and Its Applicability to Light-Water Reactor SNF WASTE PACKAGES with Depleted Uranium Dioxide Fill, ORNL/TM-13502, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, October 1997.

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