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Fission Gas Behaviour in Water Reactor Fuels, Seminar Proceedings, Cadarache, France, 26-29 September 2000, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and Nuclear Energy Agency

Abstract
During irradiation, nuclear fuel changes volume, primarily through swelling. This swelling is caused by the fission products and in particular by the volatile ones such as krypton and xenon, called fission gas. Fission gas behaviour needs to be reliably predicted in order to make better use of nuclear fuel, a factor which can help to achieve the economic competitiveness required by today's markets. These proceedings communicate the results of an international seminar which reviewed recent progress in the field of fission gas behaviour in light water reactor fuel and sought to improve the models used in computer codes predicting fission gas release. State-of-the-art knowledge is presented for both uranium-oxide and mixed-oxide fuels loaded in water reactors
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (564 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780128003459

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