J. Nucl. Phy. Mat. Sci. Rad. A.

Xps Study of the Oxidation State of Uranium Dioxide

J A López, C Díaz Moreno, J Murillo and L Echegoyen

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Uranium dioxide; XPS; Chemical shift; Oxidation states

PUBLISHED DATE August 07, 2017
PUBLISHER The Author(s) 2017. This article is published with open access at www.chitkara.edu. in/publications

In this article we report an investigation of the oxidation state of uranium dioxide using X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, and by comparing to results obtained in previous studies. We find that uranium dioxide in powder appears to share its six valence electrons with the oxygen atoms to form crystalline UO3.

Page(s) 237–242
URL http://dspace.chitkara.edu.in/jspui/bitstream/1/882/3/51022_JNP_L%c3%b3pez.pdf
ISSN 2321-8649
DOI https://doi.org/10.15415/jnp.2017.51022
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