Appendix F

Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in the Main Text of This Report

AES

Auger electron spectroscopy

ANL

Argonne National Laboratory

ANL-E

Argonne National Laboratory-East (Argonne, Illinois)

ANL-W

Argonne National Laboratory-West (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

CWF

ceramic waste form

DHLW

Defense high-level waste

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DOE-EM

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management

DOE-NE

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy

DOE-RW

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management

EBR-II

Experimental Breeder Reactor-II

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EMT

electrometallurgical technology

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

HEU

highly enriched uranium

HIP

hot isostatic pressing

HLW

high-level waste

HUP

hot uniaxial pressing

LEU

low enriched uranium

LLW

low-level waste

MCC

Material Characterization Center

MGDWAC

Mined Geologic Disposal Waste Acceptance Criteria

MIC

microbially influenced corrosion

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MWF

metal waste form

NE

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy

PCT

product consistency test

PLS

pressureless sintering

R&D

research and development

RW

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management

SEM

scanning electron microscopy

SNF

spent nuclear fuel

SS

stainless steel

TCLP

toxicity characteristic leaching procedure

TEM

transmission electron microscopy

TRU

transuranic

WIPP

waste isolation pilot plant

XPS

x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy



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ELECTROMETALLURGICAL TECHNIQUES FOR DOE SPENT FUEL TREATMENT: An Assessment of Waste Form Development and Characterization Appendix F Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in the Main Text of This Report AES Auger electron spectroscopy ANL Argonne National Laboratory ANL-E Argonne National Laboratory-East (Argonne, Illinois) ANL-W Argonne National Laboratory-West (Idaho Falls, Idaho) ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials CWF ceramic waste form DHLW Defense high-level waste DOE U.S. Department of Energy DOE-EM U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management DOE-NE U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy DOE-RW U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management EBR-II Experimental Breeder Reactor-II EIS Environmental Impact Statement EMT electrometallurgical technology EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency HEU highly enriched uranium HIP hot isostatic pressing HLW high-level waste HUP hot uniaxial pressing LEU low enriched uranium LLW low-level waste MCC Material Characterization Center MGDWAC Mined Geologic Disposal Waste Acceptance Criteria MIC microbially influenced corrosion MOA Memorandum of Agreement MWF metal waste form NE U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy PCT product consistency test PLS pressureless sintering R&D research and development RW U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management SEM scanning electron microscopy SNF spent nuclear fuel SS stainless steel TCLP toxicity characteristic leaching procedure TEM transmission electron microscopy TRU transuranic WIPP waste isolation pilot plant XPS x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

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ELECTROMETALLURGICAL TECHNIQUES FOR DOE SPENT FUEL TREATMENT: An Assessment of Waste Form Development and Characterization XRD x-ray diffraction