Customer: The Finnish Research Program on Nuclear Waste Management
Microbial activity may harm the integrity and long term performance of copper canister in repository environment.
Corrosion research and monitoring of biofilm formation with sophisticated electrochemical and molecular biological methods simulating the repository scenarios
Evaluating influence of the aggressive substances produced by microbes
Characterization of surface processes in natural environment
Results will support
- Safety evaluation of long-term corrosion resistance
- Reliable design of copper canister