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Title: FUEL ELEMENT FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS

Abstract

A fuel element particularly adapted for use in nuclear reactors of high power density is offered. It has fissionable fuel pellet segments mounted in a tubular housing and defining a central passage in the fuel element. A burnable poison element extends through the central passage, which is designed to contain more poison material at the median portion than at the end portions thereby providing a more uniform hurnup and longer reactivity life.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4014022
Patent Number(s):
2984613
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
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
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
NSA Number:
NSA-15-017817
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; BURNUP; CONFIGURATION; FUEL ELEMENTS; PELLETS; POISONING; POWER; REACTIVITY; REACTORS; TUBES

Citation Formats

Bassett, C H. FUEL ELEMENT FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Bassett, C H. FUEL ELEMENT FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS. United States.
Bassett, C H. Tue . "FUEL ELEMENT FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS". United States.
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abstractNote = {A fuel element particularly adapted for use in nuclear reactors of high power density is offered. It has fissionable fuel pellet segments mounted in a tubular housing and defining a central passage in the fuel element. A burnable poison element extends through the central passage, which is designed to contain more poison material at the median portion than at the end portions thereby providing a more uniform hurnup and longer reactivity life.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {5}
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