Phenyl trifluoromethyl sulfone as diluent in a grouped actinide extraction process: extraction properties of the solvent components TBP and CyMe4-BTBP
Journal article, 2016

The grouped actinide extraction (GANEX) process combines two extractants CyMe4-BTBP and TBP in a diluent, in this study phenyl trifluoromethyl sulfone (FS-13). The extraction of U-235, Np-239, Pu-238, Am-241, Cm-244 and Eu-152 has been investigated in four different systems. System 1: 70 %vol FS-13, 30 %vol TBP and 10 mM CyMe4-BTBP, system 2: 70 %vol FS-13 and 30 %vol TBP, system 3: 100 %vol FS-13 and 10 mM CyMe4-BTBP and system 4: pure FS-13. In all cases 4 M HNO3 was used as aqueous phase. In system 1 all actinides were extracted and separated from the lanthanides. In both system 2 and 3 mainly U and Pu were extracted. In system 4 none of the metals were extracted.

FS-13

Solvent extraction

GANEX

CyMe4-BTBP and TBP

Author

Jenny Halleröd

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

Emma Aneheim

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

Christian Ekberg

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

Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

0236-5731 (ISSN) 1588-2780 (eISSN)

Vol. 307 3 1711-1715

Areas of Advance

Energy

DOI

10.1007/s10967-015-4416-7

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10/7/2017