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Number: 376/417
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Fuel component structure > Encased with nonfuel component > Coated, preformed, or impregnated layer or part or adhesively bonded layers or parts > Multiple or composite cladding-type layers > Including getter layer or barrier layer
Description: Subject matter wherein at least one of the cladding layers acts or functions as an absorber or barrier with respect to the transport of fuel or nuclear reaction products between the fuel and an outer cladding layer.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8243871 Spherical fuel element and production thereof for gas-cooled high temperature pebble bed nuclear reactors (HTR) Aug. 14, 2012
6891914 Absorbing rod, an apparatus for inserting the absorbing rod, a cask, and a method of storing spent fuel assemblies May. 10, 2005
6687324 Coated metal articles Feb. 3, 2004
6542566 Cladding for use in nuclear reactors having improved resistance to stress corrosion cracking and corrosion Apr. 1, 2003
6259758 Catalytic hydrogen peroxide decomposer in water-cooled reactors Jul. 10, 2001
6243433 Cladding for use in nuclear reactors having improved resistance to stress corrosion cracking and corrosion Jun. 5, 2001
6192098 Corrosion and hydride resistant nuclear fuel rod Feb. 20, 2001
6088419 Corrosion and hydride resistant nuclear fuel rod Jul. 11, 2000
6058155 Corrosion and hydride resistant Nuclear fuel rod May. 2, 2000
6005906 Corrosion and hydride resistant nuclear fuel rod Dec. 21, 1999
5867552 Zirconium-based two-phase alloys for hydride resistant nuclear reactor components Feb. 2, 1999
5805655 Protective coating to reduce stress corrosion cracking in zirconium alloy sheathing Sep. 8, 1998
5761263 Nuclear fuel rod and method of manufacturing the same Jun. 2, 1998
5715290 Reactor water control method in BWR power plant, BWR power plant having low radioactivity concentration reactor water and fuel clad tube for BWR Feb. 3, 1998
5699396 Corrosion resistant zirconium alloy for extended-life fuel cladding Dec. 16, 1997
5539791 Material and structural part made from modified zircaloy Jul. 23, 1996
5524032 Nuclear fuel cladding having an alloyed zirconium barrier layer Jun. 4, 1996
5517541 Inner liners for fuel cladding having zirconium barriers layers May. 14, 1996
5517540 Two-step process for bonding the elements of a three-layer cladding tube May. 14, 1996
5493592 Nuclear-reactor fuel rod with double-layer cladding tube and fuel assembly containing such a fuel rod Feb. 20, 1996
5475723 Nuclear fuel cladding with hydrogen absorbing inner liner Dec. 12, 1995
5469481 Method of preparing fuel cladding having an alloyed zirconium barrier layer Nov. 21, 1995
5434897 Hydride damage resistant fuel elements Jul. 18, 1995
5383228 Method for making fuel cladding having zirconium barrier layers and inner liners Jan. 17, 1995
5377246 Elliptical metal fuel/cladding barrier and related method for improving heat transfer Dec. 27, 1994
5341407 Inner liners for fuel cladding having zirconium barriers layers Aug. 23, 1994
5301218 Tolerant metal fuel/cladding barrier and related method of installation Apr. 5, 1994
5285485 Composite nuclear fuel container and method for producing same Feb. 8, 1994
5278882 Zirconium alloy with superior corrosion resistance Jan. 11, 1994
5225154 Fuel assembly for nuclear reactor, method for producing the same and structural members for the same Jul. 6, 1993
5223206 Method for producing heat treated composite nuclear fuel containers Jun. 29, 1993
5192495 Sic barrier overcoating and infiltration of fuel compact Mar. 9, 1993
5190721 Zirconium-bismuth-niobium alloy for nuclear fuel cladding barrier Mar. 2, 1993
5147598 Nuclear reactor core having nuclear fuel and composite burnable absorber arranged for power peaking and moderator temperature coefficient control Sep. 15, 1992
5094804 Nuclear fuel elements and method of making same Mar. 10, 1992
5076488 Silicon grain refinement of zirconium Dec. 31, 1991
5073336 Corrosion resistant zirconium alloys containing copper, nickel and iron Dec. 17, 1991
5068082 Fuel assembly for nuclear reactor Nov. 26, 1991
5026516 Corrosion resistant cladding for nuclear fuel rods Jun. 25, 1991
5024809 Corrosion resistant composite claddings for nuclear fuel rods Jun. 18, 1991
4986957 Corrosion resistant zirconium alloys containing copper, nickel and iron Jan. 22, 1991
4894203 Nuclear fuel element having oxidation resistant cladding Jan. 16, 1990
4879093 Ductile irradiated zirconium alloy Nov. 7, 1989
4863679 Cladding tube for nuclear fuel and nuclear fuel element having this cladding tube Sep. 5, 1989
4804516 Fuel assembly having anti-corrosion grids Feb. 14, 1989
4783311 Pellet-clad interaction resistant nuclear fuel element Nov. 8, 1988
4735768 Fuel rod for a nuclear reactor fuel assembly Apr. 5, 1988
4717534 Nuclear fuel cladding containing a burnable absorber Jan. 5, 1988
4710343 Nuclear breeder reactor fuel element with silicon carbide getter Dec. 1, 1987
4684497 Cadmium oxide glazed nuclear fuel pellet and glazing composition Aug. 4, 1987

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