A review of uranium corrosion by hydrogen and the formation of uranium hydride

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Banos, A.; Harker, N. J.; Scott, T. B.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.03.002
  • Subject: B. SEM | B. SIMS | C. Effects of strain | C. Hydrogen permeation | C. Interfaces | C. Pitting corrosion | Hydride nucleation | Oxidation behaviour | Surface reactions | Uranium hydride

<p>Uranium hydride (UH<sub>3</sub>) is the direct product of the reaction between uranium metal and gaseous hydrogen. In the context of uranium storage, this corrosion reaction is considered deleterious, not just because the structure of the metal may become significant... View more
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