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Title: Nuclear Energy Research Initiative. Development of a Stabilized Light Water Reactor Fuel Matrix for Extended Burnup

Abstract

The main objective of this project is to develop an advanced fuel matrix capable of achieving extended burnup while improving safety margins and reliability for present operations. In the course of this project, the authors improve understanding of the mechanism for high burnup structure (HBS) formation and attempt to design a fuel to minimize its formation. The use of soluble dopants in the UO{sub 2} matrix to stabilize the matrix and minimize fuel-side corrosion of the cladding is the main focus.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
761789
Report Number(s):
PNNL-13316; 820101000
R&D Project: 31342; 820101000; TRN: US0005293
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 8 Sep 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; BURNUP; FUEL CANS; CORROSION; DESIGN; NUCLEAR FUELS; RELIABILITY; REACTOR SAFETY; URANIUM DIOXIDE

Citation Formats

BD Hanson, J Abrefah, SC Marschman, and SG Prussin. Nuclear Energy Research Initiative. Development of a Stabilized Light Water Reactor Fuel Matrix for Extended Burnup. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/761789.
BD Hanson, J Abrefah, SC Marschman, & SG Prussin. Nuclear Energy Research Initiative. Development of a Stabilized Light Water Reactor Fuel Matrix for Extended Burnup. United States. doi:10.2172/761789.
BD Hanson, J Abrefah, SC Marschman, and SG Prussin. Fri . "Nuclear Energy Research Initiative. Development of a Stabilized Light Water Reactor Fuel Matrix for Extended Burnup". United States. doi:10.2172/761789. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/761789.
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author = {BD Hanson and J Abrefah and SC Marschman and SG Prussin},
abstractNote = {The main objective of this project is to develop an advanced fuel matrix capable of achieving extended burnup while improving safety margins and reliability for present operations. In the course of this project, the authors improve understanding of the mechanism for high burnup structure (HBS) formation and attempt to design a fuel to minimize its formation. The use of soluble dopants in the UO{sub 2} matrix to stabilize the matrix and minimize fuel-side corrosion of the cladding is the main focus.},
doi = {10.2172/761789},
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {9}
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