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Title: NUCLEAR CONVERSION APPARATUS

Abstract

A nuclear conversion apparatus is described which comprises a body of neutron moderator, tubes extending therethrough, uranium in the tubes, a fluid- circulating system associated with the tubes, a thorium-containing fluid coolant in the system and tubes, and means for withdrawing the fluid from the system and replacing it in the system whereby thorium conversion products may be recovered.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4107483
Patent Number(s):
2952601
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
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
NSA Number:
NSA-15-008382
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONVERSION; COOLANT LOOPS; FLUID FLOW; IN PILE LOOPS; MODERATORS; REACTORS; RECOVERY; THORIUM; TUBES; URANIUM

Citation Formats

Seaborg, G T. NUCLEAR CONVERSION APPARATUS. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Seaborg, G T. NUCLEAR CONVERSION APPARATUS. United States.
Seaborg, G T. Tue . "NUCLEAR CONVERSION APPARATUS". United States.
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abstractNote = {A nuclear conversion apparatus is described which comprises a body of neutron moderator, tubes extending therethrough, uranium in the tubes, a fluid- circulating system associated with the tubes, a thorium-containing fluid coolant in the system and tubes, and means for withdrawing the fluid from the system and replacing it in the system whereby thorium conversion products may be recovered.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {9}
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