|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||176/82 ; 176/68 ; 176/78|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
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A nuclear fuel element for use in the core of a nuclear reactor is disclosed and has a composite cladding having a substrate, a metal barrier metallurgically bonded to the inside surface of the substrate and an inner layer metallurgically bonded to the inside surface of the metal barrier. In this composite cladding, the inner layer and the metal barrier shield the substrate from any impurities or fission products from the nuclear fuel material held within the composite cladding. The metal barrier forms about 1 to about 4 percent of the thickness of the c...
A nuclear fuel element comprising (a) a central core of a body of nuclear fuel material selected from the group consisting of compounds of uraniun, plutonium, thorium and mixtures thereof and (b) an elongated composite cladding container including an outer portion formed of a material selected from the group of zirconium and zirconium alloys and forming a substrate, an undeformed metal barrier of constant thickness formed of a material selected from the group of niobium, aluminum, copper, nickel, stainless steel and iron metallurgically bonded on thE ins...