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Title: NUCLEAR REACTOR ELEMENT

Abstract

The patented fuel element is a hexagonal graphite body having an axial channel therethrough. The graphite is impregnated with uranium which is concentrated near the axial channel. Layers of tantalum nitride and tantalum carbide are disposed on the surface of the body confronting the channel.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4091939
Patent Number(s):
2990351
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-15-020363
NSA Number:
NSA-15-020363
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; COATING; CONFIGURATION; COOLANT LOOPS; FUEL ELEMENTS; GRAPHITE; PATENT; REACTORS; SURFACES; TANTALUM CARBIDES; TANTALUM NITRIDES; URANIUM; ZONES

Citation Formats

Sanz, M.C., and Scully, C.N. NUCLEAR REACTOR ELEMENT. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Sanz, M.C., & Scully, C.N. NUCLEAR REACTOR ELEMENT. United States.
Sanz, M.C., and Scully, C.N. Tue . "NUCLEAR REACTOR ELEMENT". United States.
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title = {NUCLEAR REACTOR ELEMENT},
author = {Sanz, M.C. and Scully, C.N.},
abstractNote = {The patented fuel element is a hexagonal graphite body having an axial channel therethrough. The graphite is impregnated with uranium which is concentrated near the axial channel. Layers of tantalum nitride and tantalum carbide are disposed on the surface of the body confronting the channel.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {6}
}