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Title: Method of preparing gas tags for identification of single and multiple failures of nuclear reactor fuel assemblies

Abstract

For use in the identification of failed fuel assemblies in a nuclear reactor, the ratios of the tag gas isotopic concentrations are located on curved surfaces to enable the ratios corresponding to failure of a single fuel assembly to be distinguished from those formed from any combination of two or more failed assemblies.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Seattle, WA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Hanford Engineering Development Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862553
Patent Number(s):
US 3959069
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(45-1-)2170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; preparing; gas; tags; identification; single; multiple; failures; nuclear; reactor; fuel; assemblies; failed; ratios; tag; isotopic; concentrations; located; curved; surfaces; enable; corresponding; failure; assembly; distinguished; formed; combination; single fuel; gas tag; curved surface; fuel assemblies; nuclear reactor; reactor fuel; fuel assembly; tag gas; gas tags; curved surfaces; failed fuel; gas isotopic; /376/976/

Citation Formats

McCormick, Norman J. Method of preparing gas tags for identification of single and multiple failures of nuclear reactor fuel assemblies. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
McCormick, Norman J. Method of preparing gas tags for identification of single and multiple failures of nuclear reactor fuel assemblies. United States.
McCormick, Norman J. 1976. "Method of preparing gas tags for identification of single and multiple failures of nuclear reactor fuel assemblies". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862553.
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title = {Method of preparing gas tags for identification of single and multiple failures of nuclear reactor fuel assemblies},
author = {McCormick, Norman J},
abstractNote = {For use in the identification of failed fuel assemblies in a nuclear reactor, the ratios of the tag gas isotopic concentrations are located on curved surfaces to enable the ratios corresponding to failure of a single fuel assembly to be distinguished from those formed from any combination of two or more failed assemblies.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
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