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Beneficial use of waste nuclear isotopes

W. C Remini

Beneficial use of waste nuclear isotopes

137 cesium irradiation treatment of municipal sludge & compost : an executive summary report

by W. C Remini

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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration, Office of Nuclear Research and Applications, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Isotopes -- Industrial applications,
  • Radioactive wastes,
  • Sewage sludge

  • Edition Notes

    Issued Jan. 5, 1977

    Statementprepared by W. C. Remini, E. J. Wahlquist, and H. D. Sivinski
    SeriesERDA ; 77-17
    ContributionsWahlquist, Earl J., jt. auth, Sivinski, H. D., jt. auth, United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Division of Nuclear Research and Applications
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14894699M

    Transmutating random mix of isotopes would give you more random mix of isotopes (garbage in->garbage out), and it's a big question if this would lead to lower integral activity. So to transmutate isotopes sensibly, we would need to separate waste into individual isotopes first. Nuclear waste, with regard to nuclear reactors, is the collection of nuclides left over after a reactor has extracted some energy out of nuclear fuel. Many of the isotopes are very radioactive for a very long time before they decay to stability.

    Radioisotopes in Industry, use of radioisotopes for radiography, gauging applications and mineral analysis. Short-lived radioactive material used in flow tracing and mixing measurements. Gamma sterilisation is used for medical supplies, some bulk commodities and, increasingly, for food preservation. Composition of Nuclear Waste. Due to its composition, the disposal of nuclear waste is extremely difficult, and the management of such dangerous waste is one of the main drawbacks to the use of nuclear energy. There are several factors that contribute to the composition of nuclear waste. The first is what has put into the reactor.

    Animal Science: Isotopes and Nuclear Techniques by John E. Vercoe In many regions of the world, animal production is limited by poor growth, reproductive performance and milk output of livestock, thus limiting the availability of animal products such as meat, milk, leather, etc., for use by man. Reduced animal production results from. Nuclear medicine uses very small amounts of radioactive materials (radiopharmaceuticals) to diagnose and treat disease. In imaging, the radioisotopes in the radiopharmaceuticals are detected by special types of cameras that work with computers to provide very precise pictures about the .


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