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Phase transition phenomena in an iron phosphateglass and thermal stability criteria

Auteurs : A.Djeridi, A. Benmounah, N. Kamel, D. Moudir, S.Kamariz, Y.Mouheb
Année : 2016
Domaine : Sciences des matériaux
Type : Communication
Conférence: 7th African Conference on Non Destructive Testing ACNDT 2016 & the 5th International Conference on NDT and Materials Industry and Alloys (IC-WNDT-MI)
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Mots clés : Iron phosphate glass, Thermal stability, Radioactive waste, XRD, DTA, SEM

Résumé :

The thermal stability of an iron phosphate glassdedicated to radioactive waste confinement is a crucialcharacteristic for the integrity of the waste package. In this study,we investigate the thermal stability criteria defined by Hruby,Weinberg and Lu/Liu by measuring the glass transitiontemperature (Tg), the crystallization temperature (T), and themelting temperature (T) of an iron phosphate glass loaded withradioactive waste. These temperatures decrease when loading theglass with the waste: Tg decreases from 623.48 °C to 580.04 °C,Tcmfrom 766.34 to 679.26 °C and Tfrom 932.76 °C to 919.75 °C.Thermal stability criteria show satisfactory values, in the interval0.14 0.69.