¹4C Release From Failed Spent Fuel Containers

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by Claudio Pescatore, Brookhaven Natl Lab, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1990:

Abstract: Partially failed containers may provide a meaningful barrier to the release of gaseous radionuclides. A modeling approach is outlined and sample calculations are provided that show the effects on release due to a limited perforation area, to decreasing temperature, and to the partial occulusion of the perforated area by corrosion products.

Subject Headings: Fuels | Radioactive materials | Nuclear power | Radioactive wastes | Temperature effects | Corrosion | Waste sites |

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