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Performance Analysis Review of Thorium TRISO Coated Particles during Manufacture, Irradiation and Accident Condition Heating Tests

IAEA TECDOC No. 1761
English IAEA-TECDOC-1761 978-92-0-100715-5
84 42 18.00 2015

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This publication is the outcome of an IAEA coordinated research project on near term and promising long term options for deployment of thorium based nuclear energy. It is based on the compilation and analysis of available results on thorium tristructural isotropic (TRISO) coated particle fuel performance in manufacturing during irradiation and accident condition heating tests. As a result, the project participants concluded that the performance statistics for the high enriched thoria urania TRISO fuel system are in perfect concert with those state of the art requirements for present day high temperature reactor concepts.

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Keywords

Reactor Technology, Nuclear Reactors, Nuclear Fuels, Gas Cooled Reactors, Thorium Tristructural Isotropic, Thorium TRISO Coated Particles, Irradiation and Accident Tests, Performance Analysis, Heating Tests, Manufacturing, High Temperature Reactor Concepts

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