Accession Number:

ADA011732

Title:

Infrared Studies of Metal Oxides Upper Limits of the Infrared Oscillator Strengths of UO and UO2

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 7 Dec 1973-1 Oct 1974

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO PHILADELPHIA PA SPACE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Attempts to obtain infrared absorption spectra for UO and UO2 were carried out using a high temperature furnace technique in which these molecules were produced by heating mixtures of uranium and uranium oxide. No observable absorption was obtained in the region of the vibrational fundamentals of these molecules i.e., 1200cm to 700cm. Based on these negative observations upper limits for the oscillator strength of UO and UO2 were estimated.

Subject Categories:

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE