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Title: Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors

Abstract

A nuclear fuel assembly is described for producing tritium in a light water moderated reactor. The assembly consists of two intermeshing arrays of subassemblies. The first subassemblies comprise concentric annular elements of an outer containment tube, an annular target element, an annular fuel element, and an inner neutron spectrums shifting rod. The second subassemblies comprise an outer containment tube and an inner rod of either fuel, target, or neutron spectrum shifting neutral.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Richland, WA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
UNC NUCLEAR INDUSTRIES
OSTI Identifier:
865498
Patent Number(s):
4526741
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01857
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fuel; assembly; production; tritium; light; water; reactors; nuclear; described; producing; moderated; reactor; consists; intermeshing; arrays; subassemblies; comprise; concentric; annular; elements; outer; containment; tube; target; element; inner; neutron; spectrums; shifting; rod; spectrum; neutral; assembly consists; outer containment; water reactor; fuel element; nuclear fuel; fuel assembly; annular fuel; light water; producing tritium; water reactors; inner rod; comprise concentric; target element; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Cawley, William E., and Trapp, Turner J. Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Cawley, William E., & Trapp, Turner J. Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors. United States.
Cawley, William E., and Trapp, Turner J. Tue . "Fuel assembly for the production of tritium in light water reactors". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865498.
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author = {Cawley, William E. and Trapp, Turner J.},
abstractNote = {A nuclear fuel assembly is described for producing tritium in a light water moderated reactor. The assembly consists of two intermeshing arrays of subassemblies. The first subassemblies comprise concentric annular elements of an outer containment tube, an annular target element, an annular fuel element, and an inner neutron spectrums shifting rod. The second subassemblies comprise an outer containment tube and an inner rod of either fuel, target, or neutron spectrum shifting neutral.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {1}
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