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Title: Method to produce uranium silicides

Abstract

The method described herein may be characterized as reacting uranium dioxide with carbon to produce uranium carbide, and, reacting the uranium carbide with a silane, a silicon halide, a siloxane, or combinations thereof, and excess hydrogen to produce uranium silicide.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1600216
Patent Number(s):
10,457,558
Application Number:
16/005,928
Assignee:
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC (Cranberry Township, PA)
DOE Contract Number:  
NE0008222
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 06/12/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS

Citation Formats

Lahoda, Edward J., and Middleburgh, Simon. Method to produce uranium silicides. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Lahoda, Edward J., & Middleburgh, Simon. Method to produce uranium silicides. United States.
Lahoda, Edward J., and Middleburgh, Simon. Tue . "Method to produce uranium silicides". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1600216.
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abstractNote = {The method described herein may be characterized as reacting uranium dioxide with carbon to produce uranium carbide, and, reacting the uranium carbide with a silane, a silicon halide, a siloxane, or combinations thereof, and excess hydrogen to produce uranium silicide.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {10}
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