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Abstracts and Available Papers Presented at the
2000 International RERTR Meeting


George F. Vandegrift, Yoshikazu Koma, Hector Cols, Cliff Conner, Scott Aase, Magdalin Peter, David Walker, Ralph A. Leonard, and James L. Snelgrove

Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, Illinois, U.S.A.



Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is cooperating with the Argentine Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica (CNEA) to convert their 99Mo production process, which uses high enriched uranium (HEU), to low-enriched uranium (LEU).   Progress discussed in this year’s paper includes optimization of (1) the digestion of LEU foil by sodium hydroxide solution and (2) the primary recovery of molybdenum by anion exchange.   Also discussed are ANL/CNEA plans for demonstrating the irradiation and digestion of LEU-foil targets and recovering 99Mo in Argentina later this year.   Our results show that, up to...

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