Stories with the tag: Nuclear Power
Researchers are investigating a new material that might help in nuclear fuel recycling and waste reduction by capturing certain gases released during reprocessing more efficiently than today’s technology.
Release Date: 6/13/2016
PNNL research at the Marine Sciences Laboratory is featured in an American Chemical Society journal special issue on extracting uranium from seawater with an improved special adsorbent material.
Release Date: 4/21/2016
A wealth of natural gas replaces not just high-carbon coal, but power that is lower in greenhouse gas emissions as well.
Release Date: 10/15/2014
PNNL’s Richard Kurtz elected to rank of Fellow in the American Nuclear Society.
Release Date: 10/9/2014
A new material can trap noble gases, as well as one mirror image of certain molecules but not the other, making it potentially useful for recycling nuclear fuel, cleaning up hazardous gases and producing pharmaceuticals.
Release Date: 7/21/2014
A new material may be able to soak up enough trace uranium in sea water to help fuel future nuclear power plants. Tests by PNNL showed the material can soak up more than two times the uranium than a similar material developed in Japan.
Release Date: 8/21/2012
The 3rd International Conference on Nuclear Power Plant Life Management (PLiM) for Long Term Operations will be held May 13-17, 2012 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. This international conference will focus on extending the life world’s existing nuclear power plants.
Release Date: 4/30/2012
A new computer simulation from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reveals a self-healing behavior that repairs radiation-induced damage in yttria-stabilized zirconia, indicating that the engineered ceramic may be suitable for use in development of radiation-resistant materials for nuclear power plants and nuclear waste storage.
Release Date: 4/17/2008
Release Date: 3/15/2007
Release Date: 7/26/2006