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Title: Fuel pins with both target and fuel pellets in an isotope-production reactor

Abstract

A method is described for producing tritium in a fast breeder reactor cooled with liquid metal. Lithium target pellets are placed in close contact with fissile fuel pellets in order to increase the tritium production rate.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6244562
Application Number:
ON: DE83013160
Assignee:
ERA-08-035833; EDB-83-110674
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; FUEL ASSEMBLIES; LMFBR TYPE REACTORS; TRITIUM PRODUCTION REACTORS; REACTOR CORES; BREEDER REACTORS; EPITHERMAL REACTORS; FAST REACTORS; FBR TYPE REACTORS; IRRADIATION REACTORS; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; 210500* - Power Reactors, Breeding; 220700 - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Plutonium & Isotope Production Reactors

Citation Formats

Cawley, W.E., and Omberg, R.P. Fuel pins with both target and fuel pellets in an isotope-production reactor. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Cawley, W.E., & Omberg, R.P. Fuel pins with both target and fuel pellets in an isotope-production reactor. United States.
Cawley, W.E., and Omberg, R.P. Thu . "Fuel pins with both target and fuel pellets in an isotope-production reactor". United States.
@article{osti_6244562,
title = {Fuel pins with both target and fuel pellets in an isotope-production reactor},
author = {Cawley, W.E. and Omberg, R.P.},
abstractNote = {A method is described for producing tritium in a fast breeder reactor cooled with liquid metal. Lithium target pellets are placed in close contact with fissile fuel pellets in order to increase the tritium production rate.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {8}
}