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Surrogate Waste Tests at Field Lysimeter Test Facility

LAW waste storage forms to be tested

May 2018

A project to assess the integrity of low-activity waste (LAW) waste forms will use the Hanford Site Field Lysimeter Test Facility. The study will produce surrogate waste forms and monitor their wastewater streams for evidence of degradation. The study aims to improve stakeholder confidence in the safe disposal of LAW.

NPSI Uses Show-and-Tell Video for Particle Study Method

Scanning Electron Microscopy method for in-situ imaging of boehmite particles explained in video that accompanies journal article

February 2018

Sometimes the best way to convey a process is to show it. That's the approach a Nuclear Process Science Initiative research team pursued to share the novel technique they created to study boehmite particles.

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