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Title: ALLOY FOR USE IN NUCLEAR FISSION

Abstract

This patent relates to an alloy composition capable of functioning as a solid homogeneous reactor fuel. The alloy consists of a beryllium moderator, together with at least 0.7% of U/sup 235/, and up to 50% thorium to give increased workability to the alloy.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4325493
Patent Number(s):
2826495
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-12-010255
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; ALLOYS; BERYLLIUM MODERATOR; FUEL ELEMENTS; HOMOGENEOUS REACTORS; PATENT; REACTORS; THORIUM; URANIUM 235

Citation Formats

Spedding, F A, and Wilhelm, H A. ALLOY FOR USE IN NUCLEAR FISSION. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Spedding, F A, & Wilhelm, H A. ALLOY FOR USE IN NUCLEAR FISSION. United States.
Spedding, F A, and Wilhelm, H A. Tue . "ALLOY FOR USE IN NUCLEAR FISSION". United States.
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author = {Spedding, F A and Wilhelm, H A},
abstractNote = {This patent relates to an alloy composition capable of functioning as a solid homogeneous reactor fuel. The alloy consists of a beryllium moderator, together with at least 0.7% of U/sup 235/, and up to 50% thorium to give increased workability to the alloy.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {3}
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