Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology: Ceramic Transactions / Edition 1

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The Materials Science and Technology 2009 Conference and Exhibition(MS&T’09) was held October 25-29, 2009, in Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania.  A major theme of the conference wasEnvironmental and Energy Issues.  Papers from three of thesymposia held under that theme are included in this volume. Thesesymposia include Materials Solutions for the Nuclear Renaissance;Green Engineering and Environmental Stewardship; and Nanotechnologyfor Energy.  These symposia included a variety ofpresentations with sessions focused on sustainable energy,photovoltaics, nanowires and composites, energy harvesting,catalysts, thin films, corrosion, nuclear fuels, materials inaggressive environments, glass and ceramics for waste disposition,modeling and thermal properties, and education.  Also includedwas a series of invited presentations and an international paneldiscussion on cement waste forms.

The Green Engineering and Environmental Stewardship symposiumwas sponsored by the Nuclear and Environmental Technology Division(NETD) of The American Ceramic Society while the MaterialsSolutions for the Nuclear Renaissance symposium was sponsored byNETD and ASM International.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470927298
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/7/2010
  • Series: Ceramic Transactions Series , #107
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents



Irradiation Effects in Ceramics for Plutonium Disposition (C.Davoisne, W. E. Lee, M. C. Stennett, N. C. Hyatt, N. Peng, and C.Jeynes).

Synthesis and Structures of Gd2(Zr2-xCex)O7: A Model CeramicSystem for Plutonium Disposition (D. P. Reid, M. C. Stennett,and N. C. Hyatt).

Waste Form Development for SRS MOX Plant Effluent (ErichHansen, Timothy Jones, Tommy Edwards, and Alex Cozzi).

Flammable Gasses in the Saltstone Process Flowsheet (A. D.Cozzi).

Development of Crystal-Tolerant Waste Glasses (J. Matyas, J.D. Vienna, A. Kimura, M. Schaible, and R. M. Täte).

Phase Stability of Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) TypeHigh Level Nuclear Waste Glasses (Amanda L. Billings, Carol M.Jantzen, Connie C. Herman, and Sharon L. Marra).

Alkali/Akaline-Earth Content Effects on Properties ofHigh-Alumina Nuclear Waste Glasses (J. S. McCloy, C. Rodriguez,C. Windisch, C. Leslie, M. J. Schweiger, B. R. Riley, and J. D.Vienna).

Nepheline Crystallization in Nuclear Waste Glasses (Kevin M.Fox, David K. Peeler, and Thomas B. Edwards).

Cold Crucible Vitrification of SRS SB4 HLW Surrogate at HighWaste Loadings (A. P. Kobelev, S. V. Stefanovsky, V. V. Lebedev,D. Y. Suntsov, M. A. Polkanov, O. A. Knyazev, and J. C.Marra).

An Extraction of Platinum Group Metals and Molybdenum fromMolten Borosilicate Glass Using Cu and Cu5Si(Kazuyoshi Uruga).

Microstructure of Laser-Melted Zirconium Carbide Ceramics (H.F. Jackson, D. D. Jayaseelan, W. J. Clegg, M. J. Reece, F. Inam, D.Manara, C. Perinetti Casoni, and W. E. Lee).

On the Mechanism of Radiation Damage in Zircon by High-EnergyElectrons (N. Jiang).

Anelasticity in Austenitic Steels (Ashwin Rao, P. JohnBouchard, and Michael E. Fitzpatrick).

Molten Salts for Nuclear Cogeneration (Luke Olson, JamesAmbrosek, Guoping Cao, Kumar Sridharan, Mark Anderson, and ToddAllen).


Development of Low-Cost Functional Geopolymeric Materials(Mazen Alshaaer, Faten Slaty, Hani Khoury, Hubert Rahier, andJan Wastiels).

Green Technology for Extraction of Iron from Ores and OtherMaterials (Allen W. Apblett and Kevin Barber).

Nanotechnology for Uranium Separations and Immobilization(Kevin Barber, Allen W. Apblett, Sulaiman Al-Fadul, AlanPiquette, and Mohamed Chehbouni).

How the Classic Materials Science Stool is being Changed by theSustainability Stool (Marsha S. Bischel and Amy A.Costello).

Impact of Materials Selection on the Sustainability of WindEnergy (Davion M. Hill and Narasi Sridhar).

Precipitation Behavior of Chromium in Chromium(IH)-Bearing Slag(Xingrong Wu, Liaosha Li, Ping Wang, Zhaojin Wu, and YuanchiDong).

Improved Energy Efficiency and Environmental Benefits forCalcium Treatment in Steel (James Yanker and DavidDudek).


Optical Characterization of Chemically Deposited SbCuS ThinFilms (Chinedu Ekuma, Mishack Nnabuchi, Nwabueze Aja, and IsraelOwate).

Examining Defects in Solid Core 2-D Photonic Band-Gap Fiberswith High Index Inclusions (Neal T. Pfeiffenberger and Gary R.Pickrell).

Nanophased Materials in Supercritical CO2: CeramicNanopowder Synthesis, Encapsulation and Deposition (J. C. Ruiz,F. Charton, S. Sarrade, A. Hertz, B. Fournel, A. Julbe, and C.Guizard).

Influence of Gas Flow Rate on the Formation of ZnO Nanorods andTheir Effects on Photoelectrochemical Response (Sudhakar Shet,Kwang-Soon Ahn, Ravindra Nuggehalli, Yanfa Yan, Todd Deutsch, JohnTurner, and Mowafak Al-Jassim).

Nanocoating Enhanced Optical Fiber Sensors (M. Smietana, W.J. Bock, J. Szmidt, and G. R. Pickrell).

Surface Plasmon Resonant Enhanced Optical Transmission throughZnO/Ag/ZnO Multilayered Films (Pangpang Wang, Dongyan Zhang,Chang Huang, Xiaoping Song, and Ri-ichi Murakami).

Controlled Shape Synthesis ofBaTiO3-(Mn0.5Zn0.5)Fe2O4Nanocomposites (Yaodong Yang, Wenwei Ge, Shashank Priya, Yu U.Wang, Jie-Fang Li, and D. Viehland).

Author Index.

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