Speciation of Uranium and Plutonium From Nuclear Legacy Sites to the Environment: A Mini Review

The row of 15 chemical elements from Ac to Lr with atomic numbers from 89 to 103 are known as the actinides, which are all radioactive. Among them, uranium and plutonium are the most important as they are used in the nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear weapon production. Since the beginning of national n...

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Main Authors: Anna Yu. Romanchuk, Irina E. Vlasova, Stepan N. Kalmykov
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2020-08-01
Series:Frontiers in Chemistry
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fchem.2020.00630/full