Fluorine: A key enabling element in the nuclear fuel cycle

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Crouse, P.L.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Subject: flourine | hydrogen flouride | nuclear fuel cycle

Fluorine - in the form of hydrofluoric acid, anhydrous hydrogen fluoride, elemental gaseous fluorine, fluoropolymers, volatile inorganic fluorides, and more - has played, and still plays, a major role in the nuclear industry. In order to enrich uranium, the metal has to... View more
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