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Title: Packed fluidized bed blanket for fusion reactor

Abstract

A packed fluidized bed blanket for a fusion reactor providing for efficient radiation absorption for energy recovery, efficient neutron absorption for nuclear transformations, ease of blanket removal, processing and replacement, and on-line fueling/refueling. The blanket of the reactor contains a bed of stationary particles during reactor operation, cooled by a radial flow of coolant. During fueling/refueling, an axial flow is introduced into the bed in stages at various axial locations to fluidize the bed. When desired, the fluidization flow can be used to remove particles from the blanket.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Mt. Lebanon, PA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Corp
OSTI Identifier:
864866
Patent Number(s):
4430291
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
EG-77-C-02-4544
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
packed; fluidized; bed; blanket; fusion; reactor; providing; efficient; radiation; absorption; energy; recovery; neutron; nuclear; transformations; ease; removal; processing; replacement; on-line; fueling; refueling; contains; stationary; particles; operation; cooled; radial; flow; coolant; axial; introduced; stages; various; locations; fluidize; desired; fluidization; remove; radiation absorption; fluidized bed; fusion reactor; energy recovery; radial flow; axial flow; reactor operation; neutron absorption; reactor providing; axial location; reactor contains; packed fluidized; bed blanket; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Chi, John W. H. Packed fluidized bed blanket for fusion reactor. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Chi, John W. H. Packed fluidized bed blanket for fusion reactor. United States.
Chi, John W. H. Sun . "Packed fluidized bed blanket for fusion reactor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864866.
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title = {Packed fluidized bed blanket for fusion reactor},
author = {Chi, John W. H.},
abstractNote = {A packed fluidized bed blanket for a fusion reactor providing for efficient radiation absorption for energy recovery, efficient neutron absorption for nuclear transformations, ease of blanket removal, processing and replacement, and on-line fueling/refueling. The blanket of the reactor contains a bed of stationary particles during reactor operation, cooled by a radial flow of coolant. During fueling/refueling, an axial flow is introduced into the bed in stages at various axial locations to fluidize the bed. When desired, the fluidization flow can be used to remove particles from the blanket.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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