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  • Feng, Bo; Kazimi, Mujid S.; Forget, Benoit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Fuel Cycle Program, 2011-06-01)
    This study assesses the neutronic, thermal-hydraulic, and fuel performance aspects of using nitride fuel in place of oxides in Pu-based high conversion light water reactor designs. Using the higher density nitride fuel ...
  • Kazimi, Mujid S.; Driscoll, Michael J.; Ballinger, Ronald G.; Clarno, K. T.; Czerwinski, Kenneth R.; Hejzlar, Pavel; LaFond, P. J.; Long, Y.; Meyer, J. E.; Reynard, M. P.; Schultz, S. P.; Zhao, X. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Fuel Cycle Program, 1999-06-01)
    1. Summary Project Objectives: Our objective is to develop a fuel consisting of mixed thorium dioxide and uranium dioxide (ThO[subscript 2]-UO[subscript 2]) for existing light water reactors (LWRs) that (a) is less ...
  • Kazimi, Mujid S.; Hejzlar, Pavel; Feng, Dandong; Kohse, Gordon E.; Morra, Paolo; Ostrovsky, Yakov; Saha, Pradip; Xu, Zhiwen; Yuan, Yi; Carpenter, David M.; Feinroth, Herbert; Lahoda, Edward J.; Sundaram, Ramu K.; Hamilton, Holly (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Fuel Cycle Program, 2004-07)
    I. Technical Narrative: The overall objective of this NERI project is to examine the potential for a high performance advanced fuel for Pressurized Water Reactors (PWRs), which would accommodate a substantial increase of ...
  • Todreas, Neil E.; Hejzlar, Pavel; Fong, Chris J.; Nikiforova, Anna; Petroski, Robert; Shwageraus, Eugene; Whitman, Joshua (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Fuel Cycle Program, 2008-06)
    Executive Summary: The goal of this project is to develop the conceptual designs of fast flexible conversion ratio reactors using lead and liquid salt coolants and to compare the results with a gascooled fast reactor ...
  • Kazimi, Mujid S.; Hejzlar, Pavel; Carpenter, David M.; Feng, Dandong; Kohse, Gordon E.; Lee, Won Jae; Morra, Paolo; No, Hee Cheon; Ostrovsky, Yakov; Otsuka, Yasuyuki; Saha, Pradip; Shwageraus, Eugene; Xu, Zhiwen; Yuan, Yi; Zhang, Jiyun; Feinroth, Herbert; Hao, Bernard; Lahoda, Edward J.; Mazzoccoli, Jason P.; Sundaram, Ramu K.; Hamilton, Holly (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Fuel Cycle Program, 2006-01)
    This summary provides an overview of the results of the U.S. DOE funded NERI (Nuclear Research Energy Initiative) program on development of the internally and externally cooled annular fuel for high power density PWRs. ...
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