ISL Published Papers

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Journal Papers

Partial Melting and Recrystallization of Granite and their Application to Deep Disposal of Radioactive Waste Part 1 - Rationale and Partial Melting
P G Attrill and F G F Gibb
Lithos 67 (2003) 103 - 117

Partial Melting and Recrystallization of Granite and their Application to Deep Disposal of Radioactive Waste Part 2 - Recrystallization
P G Attrill and F G F Gibb
Lithos 67 (2003) 119 - 133

Thermodynamic Functions of Zirconolite CaZrTi2O7
G A Bergman, O K Karlina, V L Klimov, M I Ojovan
Atomic Energy Vol 94 No 3 (2003) 193

A truly final waste management solution: is very deep borehole disposal a realistic option for high-level wastes or fissile materials?
N Chapman and F G F Gibb
Radwaste Solutions 10 (2003) 26 - 37.

Thermodynamic Analysis and Experimental Investigation of Phase Equilibria in the Thermochemical Reprocessing of Irradiated Graphite in the C-Al-TiO2 System
O K Karlina, V L Klimov, G Yu Pavlova, N P Penionzhkevich, A Yu Yurchenko, M I Ojovan, S A Dmitriev
Atomic Energy Vol 94 No 6 (2003) 405

Granite Recrystallization: The key to the nuclear waste problem?
F G F Gibb and P G Attrill
Geology August 2003 v31 no.8 pp 657 - 660

Experimental high-pressure crystallization of a natural granitic melt
F G F Gibb and P G Attrill
Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, 45 (2004) 90 - 94

Viscosity of Network Liquids within Doremus’ Approach
M I Ojovan and W E Lee
J. App. Phys. 95 [7] 3803 - 3810  (2004)

Thermochemical Processing of Radioactive and Toxic Waste
M I Ojovan, W E Lee, I A Sobolev, S A Dmitriev, O K Karlina, V L Klimov, G A Petrov and C N Senenov,
pp. 1-9 Proc. Instn. Mech Engrs 218 Part E: J. Process Mechanical Eng. 2004

Alkali ion exchange in gamma-irradiated glasses
M I Ojovan and W E Lee
Journal of Nuclear Materials 335 (2004) 425 - 432

Environment and oxdiation state of Mo in simulated high level nuclear waste glass compositions
R J Short, R J Hand, G Möbus, N C Hyatt
Journal of Nuclear Materials, in press

The effects of 1 weight % P2O5 addition on the properties of container glass
P A Bingham
Glass Technol. 45 (2004) 255 - 258

Reformulation of container glasses for environmental benefit through lower melting temperatures
P A Bingham and M Marshall
Glass Technol. 46 (2005) 11 - 19.

Vitrified metal finishing wastes. i. Composition, density and chemical durability
P A Bingham and R J Hand
J. Haz. Mat. B119 (2004) 125 - 133

Vitrified metal finishing wastes. ii. Thermal and structural characterisation
P A Bingham, R J Hand, S D Forder, A Lavaysierre
J. Haz. Mat. 122 (2005) 129 - 138

Encapsulation of Sn(II) and Sn(IV) chlorides in composite cements
J Hill and J H Sharp
J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 88[3] (2005) 560 - 565

Reactions in cement encapsulated nuclear wastes: need for toolbox of different cement types
N.B.Milestone
Advances in Applied Ceramics 2005 Vol. 1004, No. 6

Retrievability – safeguard or dangerous illusion
F.Gibb.
Geoscientist, 16/1, 14-16. (2006).

Configurational constant pressure molecular dynamics,
C.Braga and K.P.Travis
Journal of Chemical Physics, 124, pp 104102 (2006).

Computer simulation of isothermal mass transport in graphite slit pores
K.P.Travis and K.E.Gubbins
In Adsorption and Transport at the nanoscale; N. Quirke, Ed.; Taylor and Francis, 2006; pp 133-165.

Effect of solvation and confinement on the trans-gauche isomerisation reaction in n-butane,
K.P.Travis and D.J.Searles
Journal of Chemical Physics, 125, 164501 (2006)

Configurational temperature and pressure molecular dynamics: review of current methodology and applications to the shear flow of a simple liquid,
K.P.Travis and C.Braga
Molecular Physics, 104, 3735-3749 (2006). 

An alternative to Portland Cement for waste encapsulation—The calcium sulfoaluminate cement system
Q.Zhou , N.B.Milestone, M.Hayes
Journal of Hazardous Materials 136 (2006) 120–129

The disposal of radioactive ferric floc
N.C.Collier, N.B.Milestone, J.Hill, I.H.Godfrey
Waste Management 26 (2006) 769–775

Structure and properties of iron borophosphate glasses,
P.A.Bingham, R.J.Hand, S.D.Forder, A.Lavaysierre, F.Deloffre, S.H.Kilcoyne & I.Yasin,
Physics and Chemistry of Glasses: European Journal of Glass Science and Technology B 47 (2006) 313-317.

Doping of iron phosphate glasses with Al2O3, SiO2 or B2O3 for improved thermal stability,
P.A.Bingham, R.J.Hand & S.D.Forder,
Materials Research Bulletin 41 (2006) 1622-1630.

Vitrification of toxic wastes: a brief review,
P.A.Bingham and R.J.Hand,
Advances in Applied Ceramics 105 (2006) 21-31.

Preliminary studies of sulphate solubility and redox in 60 P2O5 – 40 Fe2O3 glasses
P.A.Bingham, R.J.Hand, S.D.Forder, A.Lavaysierre, S.H.Kilcoyne & I.Yasin
Materials Letters 60 (2006) 844-847.

Recycling of incinerator ashes: potential energy-saving raw materials for the manufacture of glasses and ceramics or simply low-grade aggregate materials?
P.A.Bingham & R.J.Hand,
Proceedings of the 1st International Congress on Ceramics, Toronto, Canada, July 2006. 8 pages, CD-ROM proceedings.

Cerium and Boron Chemistry in Doped Borosilicate Glasses Examined by EELS
G.Yang, G.Möbus and R.J.Hand
Micron, 37, 433-441, (2006)

EELS Study of Boron Coordination in Alkali Borosilicate Glasses under Extensive Electron Irradiation
G.Yang, G.Möbus and R.J.Hand
Phys Chem Glass, in press, (2006)

Molybdenum in glasses containing vitrified nuclear waste
R.J.Hand, R.J.Short, S.Morgan, N.C.Hyatt, G.Moebus and W.E.Lee
Glass Technology, 46, 121-124 (2005)

Corrosion of low level vitrified radioactive waste in a loamy soil.
M.I.Ojovan, W.E.Lee, A.S.Barinov, I.V.Startceva, D.H.Bacon, B.P.McGrail, J.D.Vienna.
Glass Technol., Eur. J. Glass Sci. Technol. A, 47 (2), 48-55 (2006).

Immobilisation of radioactive waste in glasses, glass composite materials and ceramics.
W.E.Lee, M.I.Ojovan, M.C.Stennett, N.C.Hyatt.
Advances in Applied Ceramics, 105 (1), 3-12 (2006).

Single phase ceramic wasteforms for plutonium disposition
N.C.Hyatt, M.C.Stennett E.R.Maddrell and W.E.Lee
Advances in Science and Technology, 45, 2004-2011, (2006).

Probing the microstructure and water phases in composite cement blends,
J-P.Gorce, N.B.Milestone,
Cem. Concr. Res. (2007),10.1016

Modelling temperature distribution around very deep borehole disposals of HLW.
F.G.F.Gibb, K.P.Travis, N.A.McTaggart, D.Burley and K.W.Hesketh.
Nuclear Technology (2007, in press).
P. A. Bingham, J. M. Parker, T. M. Searle, I. Smith, Local structure and
medium range ordering of tetrahedrally coordinated Fe3+ ions in alkali –
alkaline earth – silica glasses, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 353 (2007)
2479-2494.
P. A. Bingham, R. J. Hand, Addition of P2O5 to SiO2-Al2O3-B2O3-MgO-CaO-Na2O
glass: a study of its effects on glass properties, structure and melting
behaviour, Glass Technology: European Journal of Glass Science and Technology A
48 (2007) 78-88.
P. A. Bingham, R. J. Hand, S. D. Forder, A. Lavaysierre, F. Deloffre, S. H.
Kilcoyne, I. Yasin, Structure and properties of iron borophosphate glasses,
Physics and Chemistry of Glasses: European Journal of Glass Science and
Technology B 47 (2006) 313-317.
P. A. Bingham, R. J. Hand, S. D. Forder, Doping of iron phosphate glasses
with Al2O3, SiO2 or B2O3 for improved thermal stability, Materials Research
Bulletin 41 (2006) 1622-1630.
P. A. Bingham & R. J. Hand, Vitrification of toxic wastes: a brief review,
Advances in Applied Ceramics 105 (2006) 21-31.
P. A. Bingham, R. J. Hand, S. D. Forder, A. Lavaysierre, S. H. Kilcoyne, I.
Yasin, Preliminary studies of sulphate solubility and redox in 60 P2O5 – 40
Fe2O3 glasses, Materials Letters 60 (2006) 844-847.
P. A. Bingham, S. D. Forder, R. J. Hand, A. Lavaysierre, Mössbauer studies of
phosphate glasses for the immobilization of toxic and nuclear wastes, Hyperfine
Interactions 165 (2005) 135-140.

Conference Papers

2002 MRS Fall Meeting. Symposium II. Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVI, Boston USA

Fission Product Immobilisation In Secondary Phases Formed During Magnox Waste Glass Dissolution At 60 °C: Experimental Results And Modelling
P K Abraitis, C R Scales and N C Hyatt
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003) 189

Vapour Phase Hydration of Magnox Waste Glasses.
N C Hyatt, W E Lee, R J Hand, M I Ojovan, P K Abraitis and C R Scales
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003) 83

Effect Of Elevated Curing Temperature On Early Hydration And Microstructure Of Composite Cements
J Hill, B R Whittle, J H Sharp and M Hayes
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003) 699

Effect Of Gas Generation In Matrices Containing Ra-226 Sources
M I Ojovan
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003) 609

Investigation Of Reactor Graphite Processing With The Carbon-14 Retention
M I Ojovan, O K Karlina, V I Klimov, G A Bergman, G Y Pavlova, A Y Yurchenko
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003) 615

Predicting The Behaviour of Vitrified Radioactive Waste: "Storm' Reactive Transport Code And Field Tests Intervalidation
B P McGrail, M I Ojovan, D H Bacon, J D Vienna, N V Ojovan
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003)

Cold Crucible Vitrification Of NPP Operational Waste
F A Lifanov, M I Ojovan, S V Stefanovsky, R Burcl
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003)

Molybdenum In Nuclear Waste Glasses - Incorporation And Redox State
R J Short, R J Hand
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 757 (2003) 141

9th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management (ICEM’03), University of Oxford

Vitrified Waste Corrosion Rates from Field Experiment and Reactive Transport Modelling
D H Bacon, M I Ojovan, B P McGrail, N V Ojovan, I V Startsceva
paper icem03-4509 in CD of Proc. 9th Intl. Conf. on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation (Oxford, UK) (2003)

Self-Sustaining Immobilisation Processes
M I Ojovan, G A Petrov, S A Dmitriev, O K Karlina, I A Sobolov and W E Lee
paper icem03-4543 in CD of Proc. 9th Intl. Conf. on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation (Oxford, UK) pp. 6 (2003)

Characterisation of Cemented Internediate Waste
J H Sharp and J Hill

Cementitious Systems for Encapsulation of Intermediate Level Waste
J H Sharp, J Hill, N B Milestone, E W Millar
paper icem03-4554 in CD of Proc. 9th Intl. Conf. on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation (Oxford, UK) pp. 6 (2003)

MRS 2003 Spring Meeting San Francisco, CA, USA

Kinetics of Alkali Ion Exchange of Irradiated Glasses
M I Ojovan and W E Lee
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 792 75-80 (2004)

105th Annual Meeting & Exposition of The American Ceramic Society, Nashville, TN, USA

The Characterisation and Dissolution of High Level Waste Calcine in Alkali Borosilicate Glass
S Morgan, P B Rose, R J Hand, N C Hyatt, W E Lee and C R Scales
Ceramic Transactions 155 101-110 (2004)

VII Symposium on Crystallisation in Glasses and Liquids, Sheffield, 2003

Self-sustaining Vitrification for Immobilisation of Radioactive and Toxic Waste
M I Ojovan and W E Lee
Glass Technology 44 [6] 218-224 (2003)

Crystallisation of Magnox Waste Glass Under Conditions of High Temperature, Very Deep, Geological Disposal
N C Hyatt, K J Taylor, F G F Gibb and W E Lee
Glass Technol. 45 68-70 (2004)

2003 MRS Fall Meeting. Symposium II. Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVII, Kalmar, Sweden

Interactions of Simulated High Level Waste (HLW) Calcine With Alkali Borosilicate Glass
S Morgan, R J Hand, N C Hyatt and W E Lee
pp. 151-156 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

Vapour Phase Hydration of Blended Oxide-Magnox Waste Glasses
N C Hyatt, W E Lee, R J Hand, P K Abraitis and C R Scales
pp. 181-186 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

A Study of  Magnox Waste Glass Under Conditions of High Temperature, Very Deep, Geological Disposal
N C Hyatt, K J Taylor, F G F Gibb and  W E Lee, R J Hand, P K Abraitis and C R Scales,
pp. 199-204 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

In Situ Sintering of Waste Forms in an Underground Disposal Environment
M I Ojovan, F G F Gibb and W E Lee
pp. 949-954 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

Molybdenum In Nuclear Waste Glasses - Incorporation And Redox State
R J Short, R J Hand, N C Hyatt
pp. 169-174 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

Incorporation of AlCl3 And As2O3 In Composite Cement Systems
J Hill and J H Sharp
pp. 353-358 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

Zeolite - Salt Occlusion: A Route To The Immobilisation Of Iodine-129?
N C Hyatt, J A Hriljac, G P Sheppard, E R Maddrell, C R Scales and W E Lee
pp. 359-364 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

Secondary Phases On The Surface Of Real Vitrified Radioactive Waste Disposed In A Loamy Soil
N V Ojovan, I V Sarthceva, A S Barinov, A V Mokhov, M I Ojovan, G Möbus
pp. ? in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

Granite Recrystallization – The Key To An Alternative Strategy For HLW Disposal?
F G F Gibb
pp. 937-942 in Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 807 (2004)

Cement and Concrete Science, Leeds 2003

Corrosion of Metals in Composite Cements
A Setiadi, J Hill and N B Milestone 

The Effect of Simulated Barium Carbonate Waste Stream on the Hydration of Composite Cement Systems
C A Utton, N B Milestone, J Hill

Encapsulation of Iron Hydroxide Flocs in Composite Cement
Nick Collier, J Hill, N B Milestone
 
  

Waste Management International Symposium '04, Tucson, AZ, USA

Vitrification of Low And Intermediate Level Waste: Technology and Glass Performance
F A Lifanov, I A Sobolev, S A Dmitriev, S V Stefanovsky, M I Ojovan, W E Lee, R Burcl
Proc. WM04

Metal Matrix Immobilisation of Sealed Radioactive Sources for Safe Storage, Transportation and Disposal
M I Ojovan, W E Lee, I A Sobolev, O K Karlina, A E Arustamov
Proc. WM04

Radioactive Cementitious Waste Form Behavior Under   Long-Term Field And Laboratory Test Conditions
N V Ojovan, I V Startceva, I A Sobolev, G N Tchuikova, M I Ojovan
Proc. WM04

MRS 2004 Scientific Basis for Radioactive Waste Management XXVIII, San Francisco, CA, USA

Crystallisation Within Simulated High Level Waste (HLW) Borosilicate Glass
P B Rose, M I Ojovan, N C Hyatt and W E Lee
Paper CC5.6 in Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 824 (2004)

Corrosion Mechanisms of Low Level Vitrified Radioactive Waste in a Loamy Soil
M I Ojovan, W E Lee, A S Barinov, N V Ojovan, I V Sartceva, D H Bacon, B P McGrail and J D Vienna
Paper CC5.8 in Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 824 (2004)

Analytical STEM Studies of Borosilicate Glasses Containing Molybdates
R J Short, G Moebus, G Yuang, R J Hand and W E Lee
Paper CC8.19 in Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 824 (2004)

Product consistency test of fully radioactive high-sodium content borosilicate glass K-26
N V Ojovan, I V Startceva, A S Barinov, M I Ojovan, D H Bacon, B P McGrail, J D Vienna
Paper CC8.14 in Mater. Res. Soc, Symp, Proc 824 (2004)

106th Annual Meeting & Exposition of The American Ceramic Society, Indianapolis, IN, USA

The Structural Chemistry of Molybdenum in Model High Level Nuclear Waste Glasses, Investigated by Mo K-Edge X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy
N C Hyatt, R J Short, R J hand, W E Lee, F Livens, J M Charnock, R L Bilsborrow
Ceramic Transactions in press, Environmental Issues in Waste Management Technologies vol X

7th ESG Conference on Glass Science and Technology, Athens, Greece

Molybdenum In Glasses Containing Vitrified Nuclear Waste
R J Hand, R J Short, S Morgan, N C Hyatt, G Möbus and W E Lee
To be published in Glass Technology 2005

Cement and Concrete Science, Warwick 2004

Corrosion of Aluminium in Composite Cements
A Setiadi and N B Milestone

The Effect of BaCO3 on the Hydration of OPC and Composite Cements
C A Utton, N B Milestone, J Hill, S Farris

Encapsulation of Iron Hydroxide Floc in Composite Cement
N C Collier, N B Milestone, I H Godfrey

Probing Water Phases in Cement Blends using 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry
J-P Gorce, N B Milestone, P J McDonald

XX International Congress on Glass, Kyoto, Japan

Corrosion of Nuclear Waste Glasses in Non-saturated Conditions: Time-temperature Behaviour
M I Ojovan, W E Lee, R J Hand and N V Ojovan
Proc. XX Int. Congress on Glass, Kyoto, Japan 2004

Viscosity of Amorphous Silica Within Doremus’ Approach
M I Ojovan, W E Lee and R J Hand
Proc. XX Int. Congress on Glass, Kyoto, Japan 2004

Early Gas Evolution and Calcine Dissolution on Melting Borosilicate Glass with Simulant High Level, Radioactive Waste (HLW)
S Morgan, R J Hand, N C Hyatt and W E Lee
Proc. XX Int. Congress on Glass, Kyoto, Japan 2004