vitrify


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change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat

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undergo vitrification

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After verifying the furnace's stable operation, the company will begin an actual test to vitrify high-level radioactive liquid waste.
Rimmer says: "An important part of this process is to reduce the volume of waste before trying to vitrify.
In its March 1994 report "Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium," the committee recommends two options: Reuse plutonium as fuel in existing or modified nuclear reactors, or vitrify the material, making reuse extremely difficult.
Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) and PROH at a concentration of 6 M were used as cryoprotectant agents (CPAs) to vitrify oocytes at germinal vesicle stage (GV) or in vitro matured oocytes at metaphase II stage (M II).
The planned California facility would vitrify waste feedstocks such as steel mill dusts, blast media residuals, and wastewater treatment sludges to produce nonhazardous glass ceramic materials for making abrasives, architectural materials and roofing tile granules.
Scientists have yet to successfully vitrify biological samples that couldn't already be cryopreserved by conventional means.
The largest organ he has so far been able to vitrify has been a rabbit kidney.