Plutonium Dioxide: Preparation of Single Crystals

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Science  04 Sep 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3636, pp. 1048-1049
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3636.1048


Well-formed single crystals of plutonium dioxide were precipitated from a silicate glass and examined as an inclusion in a glass fiber drawn from the parent material. Excellent atomic scattering factors for Pu+4 may be obtained with these specimens.