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High-density, solid solution nuclear fuel and fuel block utilizing same

United States Patent Application

20070064861
A1
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A nuclear fuel element includes a core formed from a high density solid solution fissile material that is substantially free of carbon and void space. A cladding substantially surrounds the core.
Sterbentz, James W. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
11/ 209,978
August 22, 2005
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION [0001] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC07-05ID14517 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.