By R.J.M. Konings (editor)

Finished Nuclear fabrics discusses the key sessions of fabrics appropriate for utilization in nuclear fission, fusion reactors and excessive energy accelerators, and for various features in fuels, cladding, moderator and keep watch over fabrics, structural, useful, and waste material. The paintings addresses the complete landscape of up to date overseas examine in nuclear fabrics, from Actinides to Zirconium alloys, from the worlds best scientists and engineers.
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Edelstein, N. ; Nuclear Fuels; Springer: Netherlands, 2010; Vol. 6, Chapter 34, pp 3665–3812. ã Springer, reprinted with permission. 54 The fluorite-type structure of the mixed oxide (U,Pu)O2 has the ability to tolerate both addition of oxygen (by oxidation of the uranium) and its removal (by reduction of the plutonium only), leading to the formation of a wide homogeneity range of formula MO2 Æ x . Thus, at high temperature, the solid solution is a single phase that extends toward hypo- and hyperstoichiometry.

63 No thermal expansion data are available for PaO2 and CfO2. 94 Figure 11 Evolution of the lattice parameters at room temperature as a function of the ionic radii73 plotted using the data from Table 2. indeed (almost) linearly dependent upon the ionic radius of the actinide cations (see Figure 11). 75 in the 1970s. 71 and Konings43 in the 1990s. In the simple case of cubic crystals (such as actinide dioxides; see below), the evolution of the cell parameter as a function of temperature is fitted using a polynomial expression up to the third (sometimes fourth) degree as follows: aðT Þ ¼ b0 þ b1 T þ b2 T þ b3 T 2 3 ½3Š Selected values of the parameters obtained are shown in Table 2.

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