SRE Experimental Fuel Program. (Interim Report)

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ABS>A program was set up to develop and evaluate suitable fuels for Sodium Graphite Reactors. The method being ased is to irradiate various fuel materials in fullsize element designs, in the SRE, under measured temperatures and known reactor conditions. To date, uranium, dilute uranium alloys, thorium- uraniam alloys, and U0/sub 2/ were fabricated, assembled into fuel elements, and loaded into the SRE. A schedule was established for these fuels to be evaluated in the SRE hot cell after irradiation. New fuel materials are being investigated and will be tested in a similar manner. (auth)

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Hayward, B. R. & Walter, J. H. October 15, 1959.

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ABS>A program was set up to develop and evaluate suitable fuels for Sodium Graphite Reactors. The method being ased is to irradiate various fuel materials in fullsize element designs, in the SRE, under measured temperatures and known reactor conditions. To date, uranium, dilute uranium alloys, thorium- uraniam alloys, and U0/sub 2/ were fabricated, assembled into fuel elements, and loaded into the SRE. A schedule was established for these fuels to be evaluated in the SRE hot cell after irradiation. New fuel materials are being investigated and will be tested in a similar manner. (auth)

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  • Report No.: NAA-SR-3456
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  • DOI: 10.2172/4213238 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1020508

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Hayward, B. R. & Walter, J. H. SRE Experimental Fuel Program. (Interim Report), report, October 15, 1959; Canoga Park, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1020508/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.