Report on Characterization of U-10 wt.% Zr Alloy

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This report summarizes the chemical and structural characterization results for a U-10 wt.% Zr alloy to be used in an ultra-high burn-up nuclear fuel concept. The as-cast alloy material was received from Texas A and M University. Characterization and an initial heat treatment of the alloy material were conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The as-received ingot was sectioned for X-ray analysis, metallography, SEM, TEM, and heat treatments, as shown in Figure 1.

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McKeown, J; Wall, M; Hsiung, L & Turchi, P March 1, 2012.

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This report summarizes the chemical and structural characterization results for a U-10 wt.% Zr alloy to be used in an ultra-high burn-up nuclear fuel concept. The as-cast alloy material was received from Texas A and M University. Characterization and an initial heat treatment of the alloy material were conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The as-received ingot was sectioned for X-ray analysis, metallography, SEM, TEM, and heat treatments, as shown in Figure 1.

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  • Report No.: LLNL-TR-534973
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/1037838 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1037838
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc837192

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McKeown, J; Wall, M; Hsiung, L & Turchi, P. Report on Characterization of U-10 wt.% Zr Alloy, report, March 1, 2012; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc837192/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.