Synroc, a portmanteau of `synthetic rock`, is a means of safely storing radioactive waste. It was pioneered in 1978 by a team led by Dr Ted Ringwood at the Australian National University, with further research undertaken in collaboration with ANSTO at research laboratories in Lucas Heights. ==Manufacture== Synroc is composed of three titanate mi.....
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(from the article `nuclear ceramics`) borosilicate glass. In borosilicate forms, some radioactive species become part of the glass structure and others are merely encapsulated. The ...
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