Improving Corrosion Behavior in SCWR, LFR and VHTR Reactor Materials by Formation of a Stable Oxide

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The objective of this study is to understand the influence of the alloy microstructure and composition on the formation of a stable, protective oxide in the environments relevant to the SCWR and LFR reactor concepts, as well as to the VHTR. It is proposed to use state-of-the art techniques to study the fine structure of these oxides to identify the structural differences between stable and unstable oxide layers. The techniques to be used are microbeam synchrotron radiation diffraction and fluorescence, and cross-sectional transmission electron microcopy on samples prepared using focused ion beam.

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Motta, Arthur T.; Comstock, Robert; Li, Ning; Allen, Todd & Was, Gary December 21, 2009.

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The objective of this study is to understand the influence of the alloy microstructure and composition on the formation of a stable, protective oxide in the environments relevant to the SCWR and LFR reactor concepts, as well as to the VHTR. It is proposed to use state-of-the art techniques to study the fine structure of these oxides to identify the structural differences between stable and unstable oxide layers. The techniques to be used are microbeam synchrotron radiation diffraction and fluorescence, and cross-sectional transmission electron microcopy on samples prepared using focused ion beam.

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  • Report No.: DOE/ID/14744
  • Grant Number: FC07-06ID14744
  • DOI: 10.2172/969998 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 969998
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc929731

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Motta, Arthur T.; Comstock, Robert; Li, Ning; Allen, Todd & Was, Gary. Improving Corrosion Behavior in SCWR, LFR and VHTR Reactor Materials by Formation of a Stable Oxide, report, December 21, 2009; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc929731/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.