Authors: F. Said 1 and M. Hafez 1
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  • 1 Atomic Energy Authority National Center for Radiation Research and Technology Cairo Egypt
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Abstract  

Fixation of137Cs,144Ce,60Co,90Sr,240Th and233U from aqueous and phosphate media on bentonite clay was studied. The fixation of the radioactive ions on bentonite surfaces was dependent on the pH behavior of the metal ions. A method was proposed to use bentonite as an absorbent of ions from simulated radioactive waste as a treatment step.