Xps Study of the Oxidation State of Uranium Dioxide
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.
Y.Q. An, A.J. Taylor, S.D. Conradson, S.A. Trugman, T. Durakiewicz, G. Rodriguez, Physical Review Letters. 106 (2011) 207402.
The Handbook of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Physical Electronics, Inc., (2000) 6509 Flying Cloud Dr., Eden Prairie, MN 55344.
J. H. Liu, et al, J. Solid State Chemistry 182 (2009) 1105.
E. S. Ilton and P. S. Bagus, Surf. Interface Anal. 43 (2011) 1549.
P.S. Bagus, C.J. Nelin, and E.S. Ilton, J. Chem. Phys. 139 (2013) 244704
L.B. Skinner, C.J. Benmore, J.K.R. Weber, M.A. Williamson, A. Tamalonis, A. Hebden, T. Wiencek, O.L.G. Alderman, M. Guthrie, L. Leibowitz, J.B. Parise, Science, 346 (2014) 984.
Copyright (c) 2017 Journal of Nuclear Physics, Material Sciences, Radiation and Applications
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
View Legal Code of the above-mentioned license, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
View Licence Deed here https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
|Journal of Nuclear Physics, Material Sciences, Radiation and Applications by Chitkara University Publications is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at https://jnp.chitkara.edu.in/