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Additional Technical Information on Cermets

PDF Cermet Waste Packages Using Depleted Uranium Dioxide and Steel (160 KB)

Cermet waste package description

C. W. Forsberg, "Cermet Waste Packages Using Depleted Uranium Dioxide and Steel," 2001 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 29 – May 3, 2001, American Nuclear Society Transactions.

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

Quantities of DU (cermet and fill) used in repository waste packages

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

Beneficial impacts of DU in the repository (No cermet specific data)

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

 

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