skip to main content
DOE Patents title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: (U,Zr)N alloy having enhanced thermal stability

Abstract

A nitrided alloy of uranium and zirconium is provided which consists of a single-phase UN structure containing a dissolved amount of Zr as ZrN, effective to inhibit dissociation of the UN phase.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Lynchburg, VA
  2. Knoxville, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862962
Patent Number(s):
4059539
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22C - ALLOYS
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
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
zr; alloy; enhanced; thermal; stability; nitrided; uranium; zirconium; provided; consists; single-phase; structure; containing; dissolved; amount; zrn; effective; inhibit; dissociation; phase; enhanced thermal; thermal stability; structure containing; /252/376/423/976/

Citation Formats

Potter, Ralph A, and Scott, James L. (U,Zr)N alloy having enhanced thermal stability. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Potter, Ralph A, & Scott, James L. (U,Zr)N alloy having enhanced thermal stability. United States.
Potter, Ralph A, and Scott, James L. Sat . "(U,Zr)N alloy having enhanced thermal stability". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862962.
@article{osti_862962,
title = {(U,Zr)N alloy having enhanced thermal stability},
author = {Potter, Ralph A and Scott, James L},
abstractNote = {A nitrided alloy of uranium and zirconium is provided which consists of a single-phase UN structure containing a dissolved amount of Zr as ZrN, effective to inhibit dissociation of the UN phase.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {1}
}

Patent:

Save / Share: