Technetium-99m transport and immobilisation in porous media: Development of a novel nuclear imaging technique

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Corkhill, C.L.; Gardner, L.J.; Hyatt, N.C.; Bridge, J.W.; Banwart, S.A.; Hillel, P.;
  • Publisher: Materials Research Society

Technetium-99, a β-emitting radioactive fission product of U, formed in nuclear reactors, presents a major challenge to nuclear waste disposal strategies. Its long half-life (2.1 × 10 years) and high solubility under oxic conditions as the pertechnetate anion [Tc(VII)O]... View more
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