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Title: PLUTONIUM-URANIUM ALLOY

Abstract

Pu-U-Fe and Pu-U-Co alloys suitable for use as fuel elements tn fast breeder reactors are described. The advantages of these alloys are ease of fabrication without microcracks, good corrosion restatance, and good resistance to radiation damage. These advantages are secured by limitation of the zeta phase of plutonium in favor of a tetragonal crystal structure of the U/sub 6/Mn type.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4192096
Patent Number(s):
2902362
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22C - ALLOYS
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-14-006634
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
METALS, CERAMICS AND MATERIALS; BREEDING; COBALT ALLOYS; CORROSION; CRACKS; FUEL ELEMENTS; IRON ALLOYS; PLUTONIUM ALLOYS; RADIATION EFFECTS; URANIUM ALLOYS; USES

Citation Formats

Coffinberry, A S, and Schonfeld, F W. PLUTONIUM-URANIUM ALLOY. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Coffinberry, A S, & Schonfeld, F W. PLUTONIUM-URANIUM ALLOY. United States.
Coffinberry, A S, and Schonfeld, F W. Tue . "PLUTONIUM-URANIUM ALLOY". United States.
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title = {PLUTONIUM-URANIUM ALLOY},
author = {Coffinberry, A S and Schonfeld, F W},
abstractNote = {Pu-U-Fe and Pu-U-Co alloys suitable for use as fuel elements tn fast breeder reactors are described. The advantages of these alloys are ease of fabrication without microcracks, good corrosion restatance, and good resistance to radiation damage. These advantages are secured by limitation of the zeta phase of plutonium in favor of a tetragonal crystal structure of the U/sub 6/Mn type.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {9}
}