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The Transformation of Tetrahedral to Octahedral Coordination in Anions of Interest in High-Level Tank Waste

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Principal Investigator: 
Jian-zhi Hu
Lead Institution: 
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Closed Date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Project ID: 

We propose to use nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), Raman and Fourier transform-infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy in combination with computational modeling to study the conversion of soluble tetrahedral aluminum species to octahedral coordination in solid precipitates under strongly basic conditions typical of high-level nuclear wastes.