Mary Sceats from Idaho National Laboratory talks to Hunter Sceats from Colorado School of Mines during a CMI Externship

CMI Project 3.3.12: Low temperature electrochemical processing of rare earth elements

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Donna Baek at Idaho National Laboratory leads the CMI project "Low temperature electrochemical processing of rare earth elements"

Project description:

Two low TRL technologies are being investigated: 1) low temperature electrorefining of aqueous REE mixtures and 2) electrochemical reduction technology which converts REE metal ions dissolved into an ionic liquid into a solid metallic-state.

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