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Title: Lithium aluminate/zirconium material useful in the production of tritium

Abstract

A composition is described useful in the production of tritium in a nuclear reactor. Lithium aluminate particles are dispersed in a matrix of zirconium. Tritium produced by the reactor of neutrons with the lithium are absorbed by the zirconium, thereby decreasing gas pressure within capsules carrying the material.

Inventors:
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OSTI Identifier:
5335332
Application Number:
ON: DE84006210
Assignee:
ERA-09-011663; EDB-84-034444
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01857
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; TRITIUM; PRODUCTION; TRITIUM PRODUCTION REACTORS; TARGETS; ALUMINATES; LITHIUM COMPOUNDS; ZIRCONIUM; ALKALI METAL COMPOUNDS; ALUMINIUM COMPOUNDS; BETA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA-MINUS DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; ELEMENTS; HYDROGEN ISOTOPES; IRRADIATION REACTORS; ISOTOPES; LIGHT NUCLEI; METALS; NUCLEI; ODD-EVEN NUCLEI; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; RADIOISOTOPES; REACTORS; TRANSITION ELEMENTS; YEARS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES; 060100* - Fusion Fuels- Sources- (-1987); 220700 - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Plutonium & Isotope Production Reactors

Citation Formats

Cawley, W.E., and Trapp, T.J. Lithium aluminate/zirconium material useful in the production of tritium. United States: N. p., Web.
Cawley, W.E., & Trapp, T.J. Lithium aluminate/zirconium material useful in the production of tritium. United States.
Cawley, W.E., and Trapp, T.J. . "Lithium aluminate/zirconium material useful in the production of tritium". United States.
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