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Title: Nickel container of highly-enriched uranium bodies and sodium

Abstract

A fuel element comprises highly a enriched uranium bodies coated with a nonfissionable, corrosion resistant material. A plurality of these bodies are disposed in layers, with sodium filling the interstices therebetween. The entire assembly is enclosed in a fluid-tight container of nickel.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Hinsdale, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862489
Patent Number(s):
3947320
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
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
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
nickel; container; highly-enriched; uranium; bodies; sodium; fuel; element; comprises; highly; enriched; coated; nonfissionable; corrosion; resistant; material; plurality; disposed; layers; filling; interstices; therebetween; entire; assembly; enclosed; fluid-tight; resistant material; enriched uranium; corrosion resistant; fuel element; entire assembly; element comprises; comprises highly; uranium bodies; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Zinn, Walter H. Nickel container of highly-enriched uranium bodies and sodium. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Zinn, Walter H. Nickel container of highly-enriched uranium bodies and sodium. United States.
Zinn, Walter H. Thu . "Nickel container of highly-enriched uranium bodies and sodium". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862489.
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abstractNote = {A fuel element comprises highly a enriched uranium bodies coated with a nonfissionable, corrosion resistant material. A plurality of these bodies are disposed in layers, with sodium filling the interstices therebetween. The entire assembly is enclosed in a fluid-tight container of nickel.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
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