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Title: Reactor and method of operation

Abstract

A nuclear reactor having a flattened reactor activity curve across the reactor includes fuel extending over a lesser portion of the fuel channels in the central portion of the reactor than in the remainder of the reactor.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Princeton, NJ
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) & Co. Jackson Lab
OSTI Identifier:
862615
Patent Number(s):
3974028
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
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7412-ENG-1
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
reactor; method; operation; nuclear; flattened; activity; curve; fuel; extending; lesser; portion; channels; central; remainder; nuclear reactor; central portion; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Wheeler, John A. Reactor and method of operation. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Wheeler, John A. Reactor and method of operation. United States.
Wheeler, John A. Tue . "Reactor and method of operation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862615.
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {8}
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