Effectiveness of Uranium Recovery by the Electrodeposition Method

전기정착법(電氣定着法)에 의한 우라늄의 회수효과(回收效果)

  • Lee, Byung-Ki (Daeduk Engineering Center, Korea Advanced Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Hong, Jong-Sook (Daeduk Engineering Center, Korea Advanced Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Jung, Lae-Eak (Daeduk Engineering Center, Korea Advanced Energy Research Institute)
  • 이병기 (한국에너지연구소 대덕공학센터) ;
  • 홍종숙 (한국에너지연구소 대덕공학센터) ;
  • 정래익 (한국에너지연구소 대덕공학센터)
  • Published : 1983.11.30

Abstract

Uranium radionuclides are electrodeposited on inexpensive stainless steel cathode from a mixed oxalate-chloride electrolyte. The factors affecting the optimum condition for the deposition are determined by studying the effects of deposition time, initial current, electrode spacing, pH of electrolyte and uranium concentration in the electrolyte at fixed cathode area. The experiment which was repeated 3 times at each uranium concentration with 60 minutes of deposition time, gave an error of less than 4% standard deviation at the 90% confidence level with average yield greater than 99%.

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