Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Borated aluminum rodlets for use in spent nuclear fuel assemblies










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #6327321.

Extruded Borated Aluminum rodlets of extended length are formed to maximize neutron absorption surface area while minimizing weight. They are located in the empty cells of a new or spent fuel assembly previously used by control rods and instrumentation with a length equal to that of a fuel rod or guide tube and control the reactivity of the fuel assembly during storage and shipment of the spent fuel assembly.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Method and structure for forming ETSOI capacitors, diodes, resistors and back gate contacts
Liquid crystal display having wide viewing angle
Method and system for automatic 3-D image creation
Schottky diode and method of manufacture
Method for execution upon processing of at least one histological sample
Method for counting and segmenting viral particles in an image
Fingerprinting apparatus, system, and method
  Randomly Featured Patents
Viscoelastic surfactant composition having improved rheological properties and method of using for treating subterranean formations
Parallel processor structure and package
Double-chamber ion source
Football board game apparatus
Sealing device for dust- and liquid-aspirating machines
Photovoltaic assemblies incorporating an optical element having internal inclusions configured for maximum conversion efficiency
Process for gasifying solid carbonaceous fuel
Bearing arrangement in swash plate type compressor with double headed pistons
Automatic focusing device
Fluid injection tubing assembly and method