Design and Testing of Prototypic Elements Containing Monolithic Fuel

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The US fuel development team has performed numerous irradiation tests on small to medium sized specimens containing low enriched uranium fuel designs. The team is now focused on qualification and demonstration of the uranium-molybdenum Base Monolithic Design and has entered the next generation of testing with the design and irradiation of prototypic elements which contain this fuel. The designs of fuel elements containing monolithic fuel, such as AFIP-7 (which is currently under irradiation) and RERTR-FE (which is currently under fabrication), are appropriate progressions relative to the technology life cycle. The culmination of this testing program will occur with the design, ... continued below

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Woolstenhulme, N.E.; Meyer, M.K. & Wachs, D.M. October 1, 2011.

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The US fuel development team has performed numerous irradiation tests on small to medium sized specimens containing low enriched uranium fuel designs. The team is now focused on qualification and demonstration of the uranium-molybdenum Base Monolithic Design and has entered the next generation of testing with the design and irradiation of prototypic elements which contain this fuel. The designs of fuel elements containing monolithic fuel, such as AFIP-7 (which is currently under irradiation) and RERTR-FE (which is currently under fabrication), are appropriate progressions relative to the technology life cycle. The culmination of this testing program will occur with the design, fabrication, and irradiation of demonstration products to include the base fuel demonstration and design demonstration experiments. Future plans show that design, fabrication, and testing activities will apply the rigor needed for a demonstration campaign.

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  • Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors (RERTR-2011),Santiago, Chile,10/23/2011,10/27/2011

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Woolstenhulme, N.E.; Meyer, M.K. & Wachs, D.M. Design and Testing of Prototypic Elements Containing Monolithic Fuel, article, October 1, 2011; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc846408/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.