Global Patent Index - EP 1055240 A1

EP 1055240 A1 2000-11-29 - NUCLEAR FUEL REPROCESSING

Title (en)

NUCLEAR FUEL REPROCESSING

Title (de)

WIEDERAUFARBEITUNG VON KERNBRENNSTOFFEN

Title (fr)

RETRAITEMENT DE COMBUSTIBLE NUCLEAIRE

Publication

EP 1055240 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99904948 A

Priority

  • GB 9900246 W
  • GB 9802852 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9941752A1] There is described a method for treating or reprocessing spent nuclear fuel to substantially separate fissile material from fission products which comprises dissolving the spent fuel or constituent parts of the spent fuel in an ionic liquid and in particular to recover uranium and/or plutonium. There is also described a novel crystal structure.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G21C 19/48; C07F 5/00; G21C 3/58

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G21C 19/46 (2006.01); C07F 5/00 (2006.01); G21C 3/58 (2006.01); G21C 19/48 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C07F 5/003 (2013.01); G21C 3/58 (2013.01); G21C 19/48 (2013.01); Y02E 30/38 (2013.01); Y02W 30/884 (2015.05)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9941752A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR

EPO simple patent family

WO 9941752 A1 19990819; AU 2526799 A 19990830; CN 1290397 A 20010404; EP 1055240 A1 20001129; GB 9802852 D0 19980408; JP 2002503820 A 20020205

INPADOC legal status


2002-11-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20020505

2001-10-10 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010824

2000-11-29 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000902

2000-11-29 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): DE FR