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Title: Vented nuclear fuel element

Abstract

A nuclear fuel cell for use in a thermionic nuclear reactor in which a small conduit extends from the outside surface of the emitter to the center of the fuel mass of the emitter body to permit escape of volatile and gaseous fission products collected in the center thereof by virtue of molecular migration of the gases to the hotter region of the fuel.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Livermore, CA
  2. Castro Valley, CA
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
863405
Patent Number(s):
4163689
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (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:  
AT(04-3)-189
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
vented; nuclear; fuel; element; cell; thermionic; reactor; conduit; extends; outside; surface; emitter; center; mass; permit; escape; volatile; gaseous; fission; products; collected; virtue; molecular; migration; gases; hotter; region; fuel cell; conduit extends; outside surface; fission product; fission products; fuel element; nuclear fuel; nuclear reactor; vented nuclear; /376/136/976/

Citation Formats

Grossman, Leonard N, and Kaznoff, Alexis I. Vented nuclear fuel element. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Grossman, Leonard N, & Kaznoff, Alexis I. Vented nuclear fuel element. United States.
Grossman, Leonard N, and Kaznoff, Alexis I. Mon . "Vented nuclear fuel element". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863405.
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abstractNote = {A nuclear fuel cell for use in a thermionic nuclear reactor in which a small conduit extends from the outside surface of the emitter to the center of the fuel mass of the emitter body to permit escape of volatile and gaseous fission products collected in the center thereof by virtue of molecular migration of the gases to the hotter region of the fuel.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {1}
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