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Title: Heat pipe reactor core and heat exchangers formation and deployment

Abstract

A heat pipe reactor may include a reactor core and one or more heat exchangers positioned on one or both sides of the reactor core. The heat pipe reactor may also include a plurality of heat pipes extending from the reactor core and out through the one or more heat exchangers. The reactor core may be composed of a plurality of monolithic blocks.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1860004
Patent Number(s):
11158432
Application Number:
15/828,933
Assignee:
Triad National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 12/01/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Reid, Robert Stowers, McClure, Patrick Ray, Poston, David Irvin, and Dasari, Venkateswara Rao. Heat pipe reactor core and heat exchangers formation and deployment. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Reid, Robert Stowers, McClure, Patrick Ray, Poston, David Irvin, & Dasari, Venkateswara Rao. Heat pipe reactor core and heat exchangers formation and deployment. United States.
Reid, Robert Stowers, McClure, Patrick Ray, Poston, David Irvin, and Dasari, Venkateswara Rao. Tue . "Heat pipe reactor core and heat exchangers formation and deployment". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1860004.
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