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Addition of rare earths to uranium and uranium alloys.

G. E. Jaynes

Addition of rare earths to uranium and uranium alloys.

by G. E. Jaynes

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Published by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Universityof California in Los Alamos .
Written in English


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SeriesLA-3911
ContributionsLos Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
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Open LibraryOL13959598M

This is a list of named alloys grouped alphabetically by base these headings, the alloys are also grouped alphabetically. Some of the main alloying . Uranium, rare earths miners in doldrums BY:ROBIN BROMBY The Australian J A FEW years ago, talking up a well-balanced portfolio of uranium and rare earth elements assets would have been a mouth-watering come-on for investors. Not now, of course. You’ve got Toro Energy (TOE) with most of its ducks in a row including finance and government approvals to develop Western Australia’s.

Thorium is a weakly radioactive metallic chemical element with the symbol Th and atomic number Thorium is silvery and tarnishes black when it is exposed to air, forming thorium dioxide; it is moderately hard, malleable, and has a high melting m is an electropositive actinide whose chemistry is dominated by the +4 oxidation state; it is quite reactive and can ignite in air when Appearance: silvery, often with black tarnish. commonly contains rare earths and uranium in concentrations of the order of 6 X ppm and 2XlO2 ppm respectively. Much higher concen-trations are however usually associated with the isotropic metamict f orm (Berman, et aI., ). The distribution of rare earths in .

Uranium is the parent of the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) nuclear materials. The slightly radioactive element occurs naturally in the Earth’s crust at an average concentration of about 2 parts per million. Minerals such as uraninite, pitchblende, and coffinite are principal sources of. alloys from 49 per cent to 69 per cent uranium has shown a body centered cubio phase in saa^sles quenched froa above 6OO® C and a body centered tetragonal phase in alloys quenched froa ° C and lower teaperaturea* The lattice constant of the body centered cubic phase was fwand in three alloys of varying composition to be.


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Addition of rare earths to uranium and uranium alloys by G. E. Jaynes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rare earths are essential for many modern technologies. Growth in electric car use will depend, in part, on the the availability of rare earths. In addition to the million tonnes of uranium in the world's known recoverable resources, there are substantial amounts comprising Addition of rare earths to uranium and uranium alloys.

book. Alloys of aluminum, thorium, and uranium Abstract The aluminum-rich corner of the ternary alloy system aluminum-thorium-uranium has been investigated by thermal and microscopic analyses to determine an area of low-melting alloys that could be used as a liquid metal fuel in uranium breeder Size: 1MB.

A rare-earth element (REE) or rare-earth metal (REM), as defined by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, is one of a set of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table, specifically the fifteen lanthanides, as well as scandium and yttrium.

Scandium and yttrium are considered rare-earth elements because they tend to occur in the same ore deposits as the lanthanides and. The addition of 1–2 percent Zr (by weight) significantly strengthens uranium and reduces the rate of creep, while – percent Nb (by weight) increases the radiation resistance of U-Zr alloys.

Uranium-aluminum alloys (based on highly concentrated uranium) are used in. The separation of uranium and thorium from rare earths is often a big concern in rare earth industry in order to reasonably manage the radioactive nuclides.

This paper reviews the technologies used for separating uranium and thorium from rare earths in rare earth production, particularly in by: Find out the answers to these and other fascinating questions in ‘Uranium and the Rare Earth Metals’. This book investigates the uses for these elements, from tracer bullets to television sets.

It explains isotopes, half-lives, and the different forms of radiation. This Author: Nigel Saunders. The book put forth an fairly interesting history of the use of Uranium.

Discussion of the science behind using Uranium for weapons or energy was clear and mostly concise. The Author spent too much time in my view talking about his particular adventures to various parts of the world investigating the history of Uranium and its impact on the world/5.

Find out the answers to these and other fascinating questions in 'Uranium and the Rare Earth Metals'. This book investigates the uses for these elements, from tracer bullets to television sets. It explains isotopes, half-lives, and the different forms of radiation.

This book explores both the wonderful and terrible ways in which radioactivity. In addition to exposing the deadly duplicity of the Department of Defense, the book documents the genocide of Native Americans and Iraqis by military radiation, the connection between depleted uranium and Gulf War Syndrome, the underestimated dangers from low-level radiation, the legal ramifications of DU Production and Use, and the growing /5(9).

The rare earths share many common properties this makes them difficult to separate or even distinguish from each other. There are very small differences in solubility and complex formation between the rare earths.

The rare earth metals naturally occur together in minerals. Rare earths are found with non metals, usually in the 3+ oxidation state.

Uranium An overview Overview Uranium Isotopes Isotopes of uranium Uranium Uranium Uranium Miscellany Enriched uranium Depleted uranium Uranium mining Uranium in the environment Uranium market Uranium-lead dating Yellowcake List of countries by uranium reserves.

@article{osti_, title = {BOMB REDUCTION OF URANIUM AND URANIUM ALLOYS. Final Report on Problem No. MLA, File Series 50}, author = {Derge, G and Martin, A E}, abstractNote = {Small-scale reductions of uranium halides and rare earth halides were carried oui with the view of developing techniques which could later be applied to the reduction of product halides.

In materials science and materials engineering, uranium metallurgy is the study of the physical and chemical behavior of uranium and its alloys. Commercial-grade uranium can be produced through the reduction of uranium halides with alkali or alkaline earth m metal can also be made through electrolysis of KUF 5 or UF 4, dissolved in a molten CaCl 2 and NaCl.

Rare Earths Industry: Technological, Economic and Environmental Implications provides an interdisciplinary orientation to the topic of Rare Earths with a focus on technical, scientific, academic, economic, and environmental issues. Part I of book deals with the Rare Earths Reserves and Mining, Part II focuses on Rare Earths Processes and High.

Why rare-earth mining in the West is a bust In addition to the rare earths, they include the familiar metal lithium, used in the batteries that power phones, laptops and hybrid cars; the.

In ferrous alloys, uranium increases the elastic limit and the tensile strength. In high speed steels, it has been used to increase toughness and strength in amounts between –5%. [4] Uranium-alloyed steels can be used at very low temperatures; nickel-uranium alloys are resistant to even very aggressive chemicals, including aqua regia.

As presented by Zhu et al. (), solvent extraction is effective in the separation of uranium and thorium from rare earths. In these systems, extractants such as tributyl phosphate (TBP. @article{osti_, title = {Sc, Y, La-Lu - Rare Earth Elements}, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {At present extensive efforts are being made in completing work on system number Rare Earth Elements.

Part A is devoted to the occurrence of these elements on the earth and in the universe. Part B deals with the pure metals; the 7 volumes published cover the description of the. Rare earths, e.g. neodymium (Nd), praseodymium (Pr) and dysprosium (Dy), are abundant in the rare earth sintered magnet scrap (Nd-Fe-B scrap), but their recycling is tedious and costly due to the Author: Fathi Habashi.

We need to be very careful here, because what is reported are SPOT prices. Unlike gold, silver, copper, and other major metals, where he spot prices have some relation to long term contract prices, there can be NO relation to spot prices for a giv.

Aluminum-uranium alloys. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Aluminum alloys; Uranium alloys; Filed under: Aluminum-uranium alloys The determination of uranium in aluminum-uranium alloys: application of polarized electrode endpoint indication /, by W.

J. Sewalk, G. W. Goward, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, and Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory (page images at HathiTrust).Hydrogen is a chemical element with atomic number 1 which means there are 1 protons and 1 electrons in the atomic chemical symbol for Hydrogen is H. With a standard atomic weight of circahydrogen is the lightest element on the periodic table.

Its monatomic form (H) is the most abundant chemical substance in the Universe, constituting roughly 75% of all baryonic mass.Staballoy is the name of two different classes of metal alloys, one class typically used for munitions and a different class developed for drilling rods.

Kinetic penetrators. In a military context, staballoys are metal alloys of a high proportion of depleted uranium with other metals, usually titanium or molybdenum, designed for use in kinetic energy penetrator armor-piercing munitions.