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Title: REACTOR FUEL ELEMENTS TESTING CONTAINER

This patent shows a method for detecting leaks in jacketed fuel elements. The element is placed in a sealed tank within a nuclear reactor, and, while the reactor operates, the element is sparged with gas. The gas is then led outside the reactor and monitored for radioactive Xe or Kr. (AEC)
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4715958
Report Number(s):
US 3073767
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Research Org:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONTAINERS; DETECTION; FISSION PRODUCTS; FUEL CANS; FUEL ELEMENTS; GASES; JACKETS; KRYPTON; LEAKS; MONITORING; OPERATION; PLANNING; RADIOACTIVITY; REACTORS; SEALS; TESTING; VESSELS; XENON