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Electrochemical oxidation of americium and its role in nuclear waste processing

Nuclear energy is a promising source of renewable energy, however, to facilitate its adoption and avoid nuclear proliferation, solutions to the handling, reprocessing, and disposal of nuclear waste must be addressed. In the United States, commercial reactors

Plasma filtering techniques for nuclear waste cleanup

The development and production of nuclear weapons throughout the cold war period led to the proliferation of radioactive waste. Significant quantities of liquid waste were released directly to the environment.  Only the most highly radioactive fraction (in