Quarterly Report- January, February, March 1959 Plutonium Fuels Development Plutonium Metallurgy Operation
Description: Four capsules containing Al-1.65 w/o Pu and Al-12 w/o Si-1.65 w/o Pu were charged into the MTR. These capsules will be irradiated to a burnup of 80-100% of the plutonium atoms to determine the stability of the material at high exposures. An additional sixteen capsules containing 5 to 20 w/o Pu in Al and Al-Si have been prepared. Eight are awaiting reactor space and should be charged soon. The remaining eight are being recanned to increase the end gap between the core and the can. Also four caps… more
Date: May 10, 1960
Creator: Wick, O. J.; Thomas, I. D.; Stewart, R. W.; Stewart, R. W. & Nelson, T. C.
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