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|dc.contributor.author||VAN WINCKEL Stefaan||en_GB|
|dc.identifier.citation||JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS vol. 394 p. 1-8||en_GB|
|dc.description.abstract||The influence of high burn-up structured material on UO2 corrosion has been studied in an autoclave experiment. The experiment was conducted on spent fuel fragments with an average burn-up of 67 GWd/tHM. They were corroded in a simplified groundwater containing 33 mM dissolved H2 for 502 days. All redox sensitive elements were reduced. The reduction continued until a steady-state concentration was reached in the leachate for U at 1.5 1010 Mand for Pu at 7 1011 M. The instant release of Cs during the first 7 days was determined to 3.4% of the total inventory. However, the Cs release stopped after release of 3.5%. It was shown that the high burn-up structure did not enhance fuel corrosion.||en_GB|
|dc.publisher||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV||en_GB|
|dc.title||Corrosion of High Burn-up Structured UO2 Fuel in Presence of Dissolved H2||en_GB|
|dc.type||Articles in periodicals and books||en_GB|
|JRC Directorate:||Nuclear Safety and Security|
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