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Title: NEUTRONIC REACTOR FUEL ELEMENT

Abstract

A reactor fuel element having a core of molybdenum-uranium alloy jacketed in stainless steel is described. A barrier layer of tungsten, tantalum, molybdenum, columbium, or silver is interposed between the core and jacket to prevent formation of a low melting eutectic between uranium and the varlous alloy constituents of the stainless steel.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4247329
Patent Number(s):
2863816
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-13-008425
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; BARRIERS; EUTECTICS; FUEL ELEMENTS; JACKETS; LAYERS; MELTING POINTS; MOLYBDENUM; MOLYBDENUM ALLOYS; NIOBIUM; REACTOR CORE; REACTORS; SILVER; STAINLESS STEELS; TANTALUM; TUNGSTEN; URANIUM; URANIUM ALLOYS

Citation Formats

Stacy, J T. NEUTRONIC REACTOR FUEL ELEMENT. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Stacy, J T. NEUTRONIC REACTOR FUEL ELEMENT. United States.
Stacy, J T. Mon . "NEUTRONIC REACTOR FUEL ELEMENT". United States.
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abstractNote = {A reactor fuel element having a core of molybdenum-uranium alloy jacketed in stainless steel is described. A barrier layer of tungsten, tantalum, molybdenum, columbium, or silver is interposed between the core and jacket to prevent formation of a low melting eutectic between uranium and the varlous alloy constituents of the stainless steel.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {12}
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