Title: Low Temperature Heat Capacity Measurements on Encapsulated Transuranium Samples(invited talk)
Authors: JAVORSKY PavelWASTIN FRANCKCOLINEAU ERICREBIZANT JEANBOULET PascalSTEWART G.r.
Citation: JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS vol. 344 p. 50-55
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Publication Year: 2005
JRC Publication N°: JRC30487
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC30487
Type: Contributions to Conferences
Abstract: To enable safe specific-heat experiments on transuranium materials, we have tested the reliability of such measurements on encapsulated samples. We describe several encapsulation techniques and present the heat capacity of Stycast 2850 FT used for one encapsulation technique. A number of test measurements (on PuGa3, PuSb, PuCoGa5, NpCoGa5, NpTe) are in good agreement with previous data or results of other experimental techniques and show that the experimental errors remain acceptable in most cases, depending of course also on the intrinsic specific heat of the studied material.
JRC Institute:Institute for Transuranium Elements

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