Argonne National Laboratory
Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors
Nuclear Science and Engineering Division at Argonne
U.S. Department of Energy

Home  :: 2000 International RERTR Meeting Program  :: Related Documents

Abstracts and Available Papers Presented at the
2000 International RERTR Meeting

An Investigation on the Fuel/Matrix Reaction Behaviors of U-Mo/Al Dispersion Fuels Prepared with Centrifugal Atomization

Ki-Hwan Kim, Hee-Jun Kwon, Jeong-Soo Lee,
Ho-Jin Ryu, Jong-Man Park, and Chang-Kyu Kim

Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
Taejon, Korea


The out-pile examinations of atomized U-Mo dispersion fuels after reaction between U-Mo and the Al matrix at elevated temperature were carried out in order to investigate heat generation, reaction kinetics and thermal compatibility. The heat generation of the dispersion fuels during the thermal cycle from room temperature to 700oC was measured employing differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Growth rates of the reaction layer were fitted theoretically using spherical diffusion model. The effect of volume fraction and powdering method on the thermal compatibility of atomized U-Mo dispersion fuels was also examined.

PDF version available
DOWNLOAD full paper in PDF format.

Mr. Ki-Hwan Kim
Principal Researcher
150 Dukjin-dong Yusong-gu
Daejon, Korea 305-600

Phone:  +82-42-868-2308
Fax:      +82-42-868-8346
E-mail:   [email protected]

2016 RERTR Meeting

The 2016 International RERTR Meeting (RERTR-2016) will take place in Belgium. Stay tuned for further details.

2015 RERTR Meeting

The 2015 International RERTR Meeting (RERTR-2015) took place in Seoul, Korea on Oct. 11-14, 2015.
For more information visit RERTR-2015.


ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY, Nuclear Engineering Division, RERTR Department
9700 South Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439-4814
A U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC

Last modified on July 29, 2008 11:33 +0200