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This paper describes the fabrication methods developed for MOX at the Nuclear technology Department of ITU. Results obtained from fabrication of MOX fuel at very high Pu content are presented and discussed. Finally, examples of MOX fuel fabrication leading to large grain formation are presented.

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Authors: HHAS D, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);SOMERS J, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);CHARLLAIS F, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);FUCHS C, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);FOURCADOUT S, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: IAEA symposium on MOX Fuel Cycle Technologies for Medium and Long-Term Deployment: Experience, Advances, Trends, Vienna (AT), 17-21st May (1999)
Availability: Available from Public Relations and Publications Unit, Ispra (IT)
Record Number: 199911236 / Last updated on: 1999-08-27
Original language: en
Available languages: en