On-going bentonite pore water studies by NMR and SAXS

Torbjörn Carlsson, Arto Muurinen, Andrew Root

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Compacted water-saturated MX-80 bentonite is presently being studied by SAXS and NMR in order to quantify the major pore water phases in the bentonite. The SAXS and NMR measurements gave very similar results indicating that the porewater is mainly distributed between two major phases (interlayer and non-interlayer water) and also indicate how these phases depend on the bentonite dry density.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClay characterisation from nanoscopic to microscopic resolution
Subtitle of host publicationNEA CLAY CLUB Workshop Proceedings
PublisherOECD NEA Nuclear Energy Agency
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
EventNEA Clay Club Workshop - Karlsruhe, Germany
Duration: 6 Sept 20118 Sept 2011


ConferenceNEA Clay Club Workshop


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