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1999 International RERTR Meeting

Irradiation of full size UMo plates

22nd RERTR in Budapest
3rd - 8th october 1999

H. Vacelet*, P. Sacristan**, A. Languille**, Y. Lavastre*, M. Grasse*

(*)  CERCA

(**) CEA

Abstract

An important development program for a UMo MTR fuel has been launched in France. The goal of the French working group is to develop a high performing and reprocessable fuel before the end of the US return policy. This paper is focussed on the fabrication of full-sized UMo plates with LEU (Low Enriched Enrichment) and their irradiation in OSIRIS reactor which was started on the 22nd of September. The results of the plates inspection are presented here as well as the irradiation conditions.


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