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Title: LIQUID METAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING URANIUM

Abstract

Liquid metal compositions containing a solid uranium compound dispersed therein is described. Uranium combines with tin to form the intermetallic compound USn/sub 3/. It has been found that this compound may be incorporated into a liquid bath containing bismuth and lead-bismuth components, if a relatively small percentage of tin is also included in the bath. The composition has a low thermal neutron cross section which makes it suitable for use in a liquid metal fueled nuclear reactor.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4226433
Patent Number(s):
2883330
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-022505
NSA Number:
NSA-13-022505
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
METALLURGY AND CERAMICS; BISMUTH; CROSS SECTIONS; DISPERSIONS; FUELS; INTERMETALLIC COMPOUNDS; LEAD; LIQUID METALS; LIQUIDS; THERMAL NEUTRONS; TIN; TIN ALLOYS; URANIUM ALLOYS; URANIUM COMPOUNDS

Citation Formats

Teitel, R.J. LIQUID METAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING URANIUM. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Teitel, R.J. LIQUID METAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING URANIUM. United States.
Teitel, R.J. Tue . "LIQUID METAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING URANIUM". United States.
@article{osti_4226433,
title = {LIQUID METAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING URANIUM},
author = {Teitel, R.J.},
abstractNote = {Liquid metal compositions containing a solid uranium compound dispersed therein is described. Uranium combines with tin to form the intermetallic compound USn/sub 3/. It has been found that this compound may be incorporated into a liquid bath containing bismuth and lead-bismuth components, if a relatively small percentage of tin is also included in the bath. The composition has a low thermal neutron cross section which makes it suitable for use in a liquid metal fueled nuclear reactor.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {4}
}