An introduction to serious nuclear accident chemistry
Journal article, 2015

A review of the chemistry occurring inside a nuclear power plant during a serious reactor accident is presented. This includes some aspects of the behavior of nuclear fuel, its cladding, cesium and iodine. This review concentrates on the chemistry of an accident in a water-cooled reactor loaded with uranium dioxide or mixed metal oxide fuel.

Fukushima

Serious reactor accidents

Radioactivity

Niobium

Fallout

iodine

Chernobyl

Uranium

Cesium

Tellurium

Author

Mark Foreman

Chalmers, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Energy and Material, Nuclear Chemistry

Cogent Chemistry

Vol. 1 1

Subject Categories

Inorganic Chemistry

Other Chemistry Topics

Areas of Advance

Energy

Roots

Basic sciences

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