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Title: Yttrium and rare earth stabilized fast reactor metal fuel

This patent describes an improved metal alloy reactor fuel consisting essentially of uranium, plutonium, and at least one element from the group consisting of yttrium, lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium and lutetium.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6827463
Report Number(s):
US 5112534; A
PPN: US 7-489296
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 5 Mar 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; FAST REACTORS; NUCLEAR FUELS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; CERIUM; GADOLINIUM; HOLMIUM; LANTHANUM; NEODYMIUM; PLUTONIUM; PRASEODYMIUM; PROMETHIUM; RARE EARTH COMPOUNDS; URANIUM; YTTRIUM ADDITIONS; ACTINIDES; ALLOYS; ELEMENTS; ENERGY SOURCES; EPITHERMAL REACTORS; FUELS; MATERIALS; METALS; RARE EARTHS; REACTOR MATERIALS; REACTORS; TRANSURANIUM ELEMENTS; YTTRIUM ALLOYS 050700* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Fuels Production & Properties; 360202 -- Ceramics, Cermets, & Refractories-- Structure & Phase Studies; 220300 -- Nuclear Reactor Technology-- Fuel Elements