Gadolinium Nitrate

Gadolinium Nitrate

Gadolinium(III) nitrate is an inorganic compound of gadolinium. It is used as a water-soluble neutron poison in nuclear reactors. Gadolinium nitrate, like all nitrates, is an oxidizing agent.

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Gadolinium Nitrate - Use
... Gadolinium nitrate was used at the Savannah River Site heavy water nuclear reactors and has to be separated from the heavy water for storage or reuse ... reactor, a pressurized heavy water reactor, also uses gadolinium nitrate as a water-soluble neutron poison ... Gadolinium nitrate is also used as a raw material in the production of other gadolinium compounds, for production of specialty glasses and ceramics and as a ...