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Title: Multiphase Nanocrystalline Ceramic Concept for Nuclear Fuel

Abstract

The goal of this research is to help develop new fuels for higher efficiency, longer lifetimes (higher burn-up) and increased accident tolerance in future nuclear reactors. Multiphase nanocrystalline ceramics will be used in the design of simulated advanced inert matrix nuclear fuel to provide for enhanced plasticity, better radiation tolerance, and improved thermal conductivity

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Univ. of California, Irvine, CA (United States)
  2. Univ. of California, San Diego, CA (United States)
  3. Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Irvine, CA (United States); Univ. of California, San Diego, CA (United States); Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE). Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP)
OSTI Identifier:
1363749
Report Number(s):
DOE/NEUP-13-4818
13-4818; TRN: US1702245
DOE Contract Number:
NE0000711
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; NUCLEAR FUELS; THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY; CERAMICS; BURNUP; REACTORS

Citation Formats

Mecartnery, Martha, Graeve, Olivia, and Patel, Maulik. Multiphase Nanocrystalline Ceramic Concept for Nuclear Fuel. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1363749.
Mecartnery, Martha, Graeve, Olivia, & Patel, Maulik. Multiphase Nanocrystalline Ceramic Concept for Nuclear Fuel. United States. doi:10.2172/1363749.
Mecartnery, Martha, Graeve, Olivia, and Patel, Maulik. Thu . "Multiphase Nanocrystalline Ceramic Concept for Nuclear Fuel". United States. doi:10.2172/1363749. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1363749.
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu May 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Thu May 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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