Related to pyrochemical: pyrochemical process


Relating to or designating chemical activity at elevated temperatures.

py′ro·chem′i·cal·ly adv.
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(Chemistry) of, concerned with, being, producing, or resulting from chemical changes at high temperatures
ˌpyroˈchemically adv
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Adj.1.pyrochemical - of or relating to or produced by chemical reactions at high temperatures
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General pyrochemical processes used industrially for the preparation of antimony trioxide from sulphide ores involve roasting of the high grade ore or concentrate.
Examples include pyrochemical reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel [1, 2], molten salt electrolysis [3], heat transfer fluid in nuclear plant [4,5], cooling medium for quenching process of alloys [6], alternative electrolytes in batteries [7], and thermal storage in solar thermal power plants [8, 9].
Ghosh et al., "Development of pyrochemical reprocessing for spent metal fuels," in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Asian Nuclear Prospects, ANUP 2010, pp.
These latter include pyrochemical treatment of spent nuclear fuels, highly selective compounds for solvent extraction processes, partitioning and transmutation, solid-phase extraction technology for actinide and lanthanide separations, supercritical fluid and ionic liquid extraction techniques, and biological treatment processes.
Some scholars and media have discussed possibilities that THC is produced from "pyrochemical modifications" that occur when the resin is burned (Ratsch 2005; Faure 1990; Martinetz, Lohs & Janzen 1989).
The citronella oil in our second case is an unusual pyrochemical for fire-eating.
An ATW facility consists of three major elements: a high-power proton linear accelerator, a pyrochemical spent fuel treatment system and a liquid lead-bismuth eutectic target producing the high-intensity neutron source, and the surrounding subcritical blanket containing the transmutation assemblies.