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Title: Fission gas detection system

A device for collecting fission gas released by a failed fuel rod which device uses a filter to pass coolant but which filter blocks fission gas bubbles which cannot pass through the filter due to the surface tension of the bubble.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. (Pasco, WA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
865567
Report Number(s):
US 4537740
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fission; gas; detection; device; collecting; fission; gas; released; failed; fuel; rod; device; filter; pass; coolant; filter; blocks; fission; gas; bubbles; pass; filter; due; surface; tension; bubble; gas bubbles; fuel rod; surface tension; gas bubble; fission gas; fission gas; fission gas; pass coolant; failed fuel; gas detection; gas released; pass cool /376/