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Framatome and USNC team up to produce TRISO fuel at Framatome facility
Framatome Inc. and Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. (USNC) signed an agreement on November 28 at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris, France, establishing a joint venture to manufacture nuclear fuel for USNC’s gas-cooled microreactor and other advanced reactor designs. Working together, the companies plan to produce commercial quantities of TRISO fuel particles and USNC’s proprietary Fully Ceramic Microencapsulated (FCM) fuel, which contains TRISO fuel particles within a ceramic fuel pellet.
W. M. Stacey
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 74 | Number 3 | October 2018 | Pages 198-210
Technical Note | doi.org/10.1080/15361055.2017.1416250
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Theoretical analysis and interpretation of experimental measurements indicate the need to extend the fluid theory used in the tokamak plasma edge to include ion orbit loss of thermalized ions and to retain (mainly) electromagnetic pinch forces in the momentum balance in order to derive transport equations which conserve particles, energy, and momentum. The features of such an extended steady-state fluid theory have been derived from first principles in several papers and are summarized herein.