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Title: One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing

Abstract

A capsule is disclosed containing a tag gas in a zircaloy body portion having a hemispherical top curved toward the bottom of the body portion. The hemispherical top has a rupturable portion upon exposure to elevated gas pressure and the capsule is positioned within a fuel element in a nuclear reactor. 3 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
335472
Patent Number(s):
5,892,804
Application Number:
PAN: 8-982,889; TRN: 99:004568
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States) PTO; SCA: 050700; 210100; 210200; PA: EDB-99:044537; SN: 99002077291
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 6 Apr 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; 21 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; NUCLEAR FUELS; DESIGN; FABRICATION; CAPSULES; PRESSURE DEPENDENCE; IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS; RUPTURES

Citation Formats

Gross, K., and Lambert, J. One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Gross, K., & Lambert, J. One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing. United States.
Gross, K., and Lambert, J. Tue . "One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing". United States.
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abstractNote = {A capsule is disclosed containing a tag gas in a zircaloy body portion having a hemispherical top curved toward the bottom of the body portion. The hemispherical top has a rupturable portion upon exposure to elevated gas pressure and the capsule is positioned within a fuel element in a nuclear reactor. 3 figs.},
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year = {1999},
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