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Title: NUCLEAR REACTOR ELEMENT

The patented fuel element is a hexagonal graphite body having an axial channel therethrough. The graphite is impregnated with uranium which is concentrated near the axial channel. Layers of tantalum nitride and tantalum carbide are disposed on the surface of the body confronting the channel.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4091939
Report Number(s):
US 2990351
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Research Org:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; COATING; CONFIGURATION; COOLANT LOOPS; FUEL ELEMENTS; GRAPHITE; PATENT; REACTORS; SURFACES; TANTALUM CARBIDES; TANTALUM NITRIDES; URANIUM; ZONES