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Title: Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors

Abstract

A nuclear fuel assembly is described for producing tritium in a light water moderated reactor. The assembly consists of two intermeshing arrays of subassemblies. The first subassemblies comprise concentric annular elements of an outer containment tube, an annular target element, an annular fuel element, and an inner neutron spectrums shifting rod. The second subassemblies comprise an outer containment tube and an inner rod of either fuel, target, or neutron spectrum shifting neutral.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6977277
Application Number:
ON: DE84011096
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy ERA-09-025997; EDB-84-082508
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01857
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; TRITIUM PRODUCTION REACTORS; FUEL ASSEMBLIES; DESIGN; TRITIUM; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; BETA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA-MINUS DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; HYDROGEN ISOTOPES; IRRADIATION REACTORS; ISOTOPES; LIGHT NUCLEI; NUCLEI; ODD-EVEN NUCLEI; RADIOISOTOPES; REACTORS; YEARS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES; 220700* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Plutonium & Isotope Production Reactors

Citation Formats

Cawley, W.E., and Trapp, T.J. Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Cawley, W.E., & Trapp, T.J. Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors. United States.
Cawley, W.E., and Trapp, T.J. Fri . "Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors". United States.
@article{osti_6977277,
title = {Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors},
author = {Cawley, W.E. and Trapp, T.J.},
abstractNote = {A nuclear fuel assembly is described for producing tritium in a light water moderated reactor. The assembly consists of two intermeshing arrays of subassemblies. The first subassemblies comprise concentric annular elements of an outer containment tube, an annular target element, an annular fuel element, and an inner neutron spectrums shifting rod. The second subassemblies comprise an outer containment tube and an inner rod of either fuel, target, or neutron spectrum shifting neutral.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {6}
}