Electrochemical Processes for the Enrichment of Isotopes

Authors

  • Dipl.-Ing. H. D. Freyer,

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    1. Hahn-Meitner-Institut für Kernforschung, Sektor Kernchemie, Glienickerstr. 100, 1 Berlin 39 (Germany)
    • Hahn-Meitner-Institut für Kernforschung, Sektor Kernchemie, Glienickerstr. 100, 1 Berlin 39 (Germany)
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  • Priv.-Doz. Dr. K. Wagener

    1. Hahn-Meitner-Institut für Kernforschung, Sektor Kernchemie, Glienickerstr. 100, 1 Berlin 39 (Germany)
    Current affiliation:
    1. Scripps Oceanographic Institute, La Jolla, Calif. (U.S.A.).
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Abstract

The principles of electrochemical methods of isotope separation and the results obtained are described. The migration of ions in salt melts and solutions, complex formation in the homogeneous phase, electrolysis, ion-exchange equilibria, and exchange electrolysis are discussed in detail.

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