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Abstracts and Available Papers Presented at the
2000 International RERTR Meeting

Observation on the Irradiation Behavior of U-Mo Alloy Dispersion Fuel

Gerard L. Hofman, Mitchell K. Meyer
Argonne National Laboratory
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Jong-Man Park
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
150 Dukjin-Dpong, Yusong-Ku
Taejon, South Korea 305-600


Initial results from the postirradiation examination of high-density dispersion fuel test RERTR-3 are discussed. The U-Mo alloy fuels in this test were irradiated to 40% U-235 burnup at temperature ranging from 140ēC to 240ēC. Temperature has a significant effect on overall swelling of the test plates. The magnitude of the swelling appears acceptable and no unstable irradiation behavior is evident.

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Dr. Gerard Hofman
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